[Overton]Valerie Johnston, MS, CCC-SLP

Valerie Johnston opened Overton Speech & Language Center in January of 1982 and was the director of the center in addition to being one of the speech-language pathologists through September 2014 when the office was closed. She now provides services exclusively to students enrolled at the lower campus of Southwest Christian School.

[Valerie Johnston, MS, CCC-SLP]EXPERIENCE:

1982-present Speech-language pathologist at Overton Speech and Language Center

1981-1982 Instructor and clinical supervisor in the area of stuttering for the Communication Pathology department at Texas Christian University

1980-1982 Speech-language pathologist in part-time private practice

1976-1981 Speech-language pathologist for the Fort Worth Independent School District


1978 Master of Science in Communication Pathology from Texas Christian University

1975 Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology from Texas Christian University, Magna cum Laude


1993 Graduated from Stuttering Therapy: Workshop for Specialists - an intensive two-week course sponsored by the Stuttering Foundation of America and Northwestern University

1984 License to practice as speech-language pathologist in Texas issued by the State Committee of Examiners

1979 Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association

1976 Certified by the state of Texas to provide speech and hearing therapy in the public schools


1998 Co-authored SPARC for Questions: Stimulus Pictures for Assessment, Remediation, and Carryover published by LinguiSystems


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Fluency and Fluency Disorders Special Interest Division of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association

Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association - served on the licensing, insurance and private practice task forces


If you have questions or need more information you can contact me at:

Overton Speech & Language Center, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 294-8408


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Last revised: November 22, 2014