Ashley Perkins, M.S., CCC-SLP
Ashley Perkins received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Ashley is licensed through the Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (LBESPA). She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence
from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Ashley is the founder of Perkins Therapy Group, which was established upon recognizing the need for specialized speech, language, feeding, and orofacial myofunctional therapy within the Eunice area. Ashley became a mother in 2015, and her son's feeding issues is what helped guide her to pursue specialization in pediatric feeding disorders. Completion of multiple specialty focused continuing education courses including, but not limited to: Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Training taught by Autumn Henning; Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention taught by Debra Beckman; Feeding Therapy: It's Not Just About Swallowing as well as Feeding Therapy: Case Studies and Problem Solving by Melanie Potock; Prevention of Feeding, Speech, and Mouth Development Problems: Birth To Age 2 by Diane Bahr; Pre-Feeding Exercises: A Sensory-Motor Approach by Lori Overland; Understanding the Orofacial Complex by Kristie Gatto; TummyTime! Method Certification Training by Michelle Emanuel; Ignite Core Training and Mentoring Program for Neonatal Therapists by Chrysty Sturdivant and Sandra Carroll; Guided Oral Movements with Active Patterning (GoMap) for Infant and Toddler Feeding taught by Amanda Moore Chastain; The Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding taught by Kay Toomey, Lindsay Beckerman, and Kelly Fitzpatrick; The CAN-EAT Approach Using Medical, Motor, and Behavioral Strategies in Pediatric Feeding taught by Krisi Brackett. In September of 2017, she received her first Award for Continuing Education (ACE). Ashley is a three time ACE recipient. The ACE is awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to Speech-Language Pathologists who have demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 ASHA CEUs (70 contact hours) within a 36-month period. She has worked in multiple long-term care facilities, home health, early intervention, and private practice and treats ages across the lifespan from infancy to geriatrics. Perkins Therapy Group contracts services to Skilled Nursing Facilities and Home Health Agencies.
Zack Perkins, P.E.
Zack Perkins received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. Zack is a Licensed Professional Engineer through the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board (LAPELS).
Zack has passed Level I (June 2018) and Level II (June 2019) of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.
In addition, Zack has completed the following courses:
Alyssa Devillier, M.S., CCC-SLP
Alyssa Devillier earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She earned her Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Alyssa holds her state licensure through the Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (LBESPA) and the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She recently became a PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) trained therapist and is in the process of completing necessary steps towards a full certification.
Alyssa has worked in multiple pediatric, long-term care, and rehab settings over the course of her career. She has a special interest in speech sound disorders and pragmatic language disorders, but also has experience in language, feeding, swallowing, cognitive-linguistic, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) therapy.
She is a mother to one spirited daughter who enjoys spending time with her fiance', playing the piano, and being outdoors with her daughter.