Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Debra Edgar created Quality Telepractice, LLC in 2020 in response to the worldwide pandemic in order to continue to reach those regardless of distance. She brings over 25 years of experience as a Florida licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP). She holds her Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Arts Degree in Communication Disorders, Certificates in Professional Writing, Web Course Design, and Community College Specialization. Debra was the Clinical Supervisor at Brain Fitness Academy for over 15 years and is Part Time Faculty and Clinical Educator at the University of Central Florida for over 25 years, as well as Rollins College & Valencia College for over a year.
Dr. Edgar is the author of several peer-reviewed research publications regarding dementia, telepractice, and healthcare, as well as her latest article published in ASHA Perspectives Journal regarding The Effectiveness of Constant Therapy in the Treatment of Clients with Dementia and the Implications for Telepractice.
In addition, Dr. Edgar’s book regarding Memory Care was published in Fall 2021 and is available on our website, at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, & All Saints Gift Shoppe. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Teaching, Supervision, and Speech-Language Pathology Services across the lifespan. For over two decades, Dr. Edgar has provided skilled care for all ages, in a variety of settings including Telepractice; Skilled Nursing Facilities; Public Schools; Private Practice; University Clinics; and Hospitals. She is thankful to be able to provide this service to reach those regardless of distance or disability.
*Speech Language Pathologist Mobile Dysphagia Services
*Anna, M.A., CCC-SLP is the Chief Endoscopist/Co-Owner of Daley Dysphagia Diagnostics, LLC. Anna was one of the first team members of Quality Telepractice when it was founded during the pandemic in 2020. She was also a graduate clinician at Brain Fitness Academy and graduated with her Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees from the University of Central Florida. Anna serves as a mentor through the ASHA Leadership Mentoring Program and has earned the Early Career Professional Award and the Award for Continuing Education from ASHA.
With a collective of over ten years of Speech Language Pathology clinical experience in the best hospitals in the country, Anna & Leon provide in-home mobile FEES (Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) services in the South & Central Florida areas.
Quality Telepractice is honored to refer Daley Dysphagia Diagnostics and to offer this specialized referral to our families. This is not an official partnership, just a referral program. For more information, please email: email@example.com or contact Anna at 772-202-0092 or Leon at 561-203-5955.
Speech Language Pathologist Telehealth Services
Ana, Ph.D., CCC-SLP has over 10 years of experience, primarily with adult/geriatric populations. She has clinical experiences in a variety of medical settings, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation facilities, university clinics, and home health. She also has three years of experience with pediatric populations within private practice and teletherapy settings. Dr. Rivera is a bilingual specialist and has a passion for the assessment of linguistically diverse populations. She collaborates with other professionals to provide the best services for bilingual/multilingual individuals across the lifespan.
Dr. Rivera completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida. In 2017, she successfully completed her Ph.D. in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Florida. Her research interests are neurogenic communication disorders and bilingualism. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Rivera is a college professor. She taught several courses in speech-language pathology and supervised graduate clinicians at various universities.
Brittney, MA-CCC-SLP graduated from the University of Central Florida and holds a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Brittney has been working in a pediatric private practice setting with children with various speech and language disorders for the last two years. She also has a passion for working with clients with dementia and other cognitive impairments. Brittney has held an internship position at Neurorestorative in Avalon Park where she treated clients with aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury.
One of the most fulfilling positions she has enjoyed is working with clients at Brain Fitness in Winter Park where she provided speech therapy under the guidance of Dr. Edgar as well as served as a facilitator for the Brain Fitness group for one year before starting her graduate studies.
Outside of work Brittney enjoys reading, crafting, and traveling with her husband, Christopher. She is a new mom and loves spending time with her son, Nolan. She looks forward to meeting you!
Stephanie, MA, CCC-SLP is originally from Cooper City, Florida. She received her Master’s Degree & Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a minor in Exceptional Student Education. Stephanie has worked in various settings, all of which she has enjoyed. In addition to being a Teaching Assistant for an undergraduate for 5 years, she also worked as a Preschool Teacher at a K-8 school in downtown Orlando. After starting her graduate studies, and gaining experience in a child care and classroom setting, she left the preschool to gain experience in an adult setting as an in-home caregiver. Here, she discovered the value of helping and assisting adults regain their independence.
During her graduate studies, Stephanie’s clinical experiences include many. She has provided speech and language therapy to children and adults at UCF’s Communication Disorders clinic, at the Beyond Therapy Clinic in Hunter’s Creek, FL, at a United Cerebral Palsy School in Pine Hills, FL, and at Lake Como Elementary School’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing program. Although she enjoyed every experience she has gained, her favorite clinical experience was providing cognitive-communicative therapy to individuals with various types of Dementia, Aphasia, and cognitive impairments for the First United Methodist Church’s Brain Fitness Academy program, alongside Dr. Debra Edgar.
Other than English, Stephanie speaks Italian and Spanish. She enjoys being able to utilize these languages in gaining insight into an individual’s entire language system. She possesses multiple certifications in various areas. Along with maintaining a micro-credential in Technology In The Classroom, she has certificates in Medical Speech Pathology: The Influence Of Body Systems On Cognition, Communication And Swallowing; Functional and First-Rate Aphasia Treatment: A Client-Centered Approach; Oral Hygiene Programs: Oral Care Is Critical Care, and Department of Children and Families Pre-school certifications. She looks forward to meeting and working with you!
Ashley, MA, CFY-SLP graduated with her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Currently, Ashley is providing speech and language services at UCP Seminole. Previously she worked as a Registered Behavior Technician at an Applied Behavioral Analysis center for children with Autism and interned at an elementary school in Seminole county. Throughout college, she has gained experience working with adults through the Aphasia House, and the Brain Fitness Academy. In these settings, she gained experience providing cognitive-communicative intervention to individuals with dementia, aphasia, and apraxia.
Outside of work, Ashley enjoys music, board games, and spending time at Disney.
Sarah, MA, CFY-SLP graduated with her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Before starting the graduate program, she worked as a Registered Behavior Technician for an Applied Behavioral Analysis clinic and was a teacher for a year in a severe communication and behavior classroom. Throughout college, she worked for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and its nonprofit, Providing Autism Links and Support. She also worked as an executive functioning coach for an adult with autism. She spent time volunteering with the Aphasia Family and participated in the Aphasia and Related Conditions research lab. Although she enjoyed every experience, she loved providing cognitive-communicative intervention to individuals with dementia and aphasia at the Brain Fitness Academy.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.
**Memory Care Facilitator Telehealth Services
Kurt, BA, has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder and a minor in Aging Studies from the University of Central Florida. He is currently enrolled in the Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program at UCF.
Kurt has experience working with UCP Charter Schools as a teaching assistant and summer program leader supporting students with speech and physical disabilities. His aspiration is to become a Speech-Language Pathologist with a focus on traumatic brain injury and aphasia. He volunteered at the Brain Fitness Academy from 2021-2022 and was the lead facilitator from 2022-2023. Kurt has a passion for helping others and enjoys running, writing, and being outdoors.
*Disclaimer of Liability: Quality Telepractice, LLC is not responsible for any damages caused from using the Daley Dysphagia Diagnostics, LLC services. Quality Telepractice, LLC is providing referrals to Daley Dysphagia Diagnostics, LLC and is not an official partnership and their services are not considered to be under Quality Telepractice license. The client understands the services provided by Daley Dysphagia Diagnostics, LLCs are the sole responsibility of the client and their insurance and Quality Telepractice, LLC is not responsible for any tangible and intangible services, loss, or damage.
**Medical Disclaimer: Services rendered by Memory Facilitators at Quality Telepractice, LLC are considered memory coaching and are provided by trained and independent memory coaches specializing in facilitating memory exercises that have proven to be beneficial in maintaining memory function. These services are not considered to be Speech-Language Pathologist services for cognitive care as outlined in Medicare and medical billing codes, and as such may not be billed to or reimbursed from, Medicare or private health insurance providers. The client understands the payment for the services is the sole responsibility of the client and that Quality Telepractice LLC may not bill Medicare or private health insurance providers for the services on behalf of the client, and the client may not request reimbursement for the services from Medicare or private health insurance providers.