Jennifer Inman Stephenson is the owner and President of Speech Pathology Services of Robeson, Inc. Jennifer is a native of Fairmont NC and attended East Carolina University where she received her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders and a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. Jennifer and her husband Ken bought SPS in 2004 from Linda A. Smith after moving back from Raleigh to be closer to home and family. SPS has been a staple in the medical community for over 33 years.
Along with day to day operations at SPS, Jennifer is also the Director of Clinical Compliance. She oversees documentation as well as compliance with federal and state regulations for speech therapy services.
Jennifer has gained a wealth of knowledge through the years through specialized training in several areas. These include, but are not limited to: Pediatric Feeding/Swallowing and Assessment, Dysphagia and Modified Barium Swallows, Voice, Rythmic Phonetics, Articulation and Language, IEP/CECAS, Cognitive-Based Therapy, Tracheostomy Training, Mechanical Ventilation, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Lindamood-Bell Phoneme Sequencing Training (LIPS). Jennifer is a certified VitalStim Therapy Provider as well. Jennifer also conducts speech and language workshops for local pediatricians, daycare providers, preschools, and parent groups for awareness and education on speech and language concerns.
Jennifer has gained experience working with children and adults birth through geriatrics in settings here at SPS. Jen is dedicated to providing personalized therapy programs enabling her patients to achieve communication and swallowing goals through a variety of therapeutic approaches.
Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband Ken and their 3 boys. She is a soccer, surf, scout, as well as a dirt-bike mom. Jennifer is a member of First Presbyterian Church on Chestnut St. in Lumberton. She is also a Past President of the Junior Service League as well as a Sustainer. Jennifer was a past Gala co-chair of the Southeastern Regional Medical Center Gala and has served on that committee for several years. She is an active member of the NC Speech-Language Hearing Association (NCSHLA) and serves on the Professional Affairs Committee. Jennifer is also an active (ASHA) American Speech-Language Hearing Association member. Jennifer is licensed by the board of NC and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.