To be a leading provider of speech-language services that combine innovative and traditional approaches to empower individuals to access opportunities for success.
The Speech-Mechanic believes that everyone is born with a language mechanism that is designed to learn speech and language. Once acquired, those skills are developed and refined through different experiences and social situations.
Scope of Practice
The Speech-Mechanic, PLLC is a multilingual service provider that has been in existence since 2006. All screenings and comprehensive assessments are administered using culturally sensitive, unbiased measures to accurately determine whether a child's speech and language are reflective of a difference or disorder. Careful attention is given for providing meaningful experiences and situations that will encourage and stimulate improvements in the following domains of communication:
Adolescent Language and Literacy
Expressive and Receptive Language
Speech Sound Disorders
Phonological/ Morphological Awareness Training
Bilingual speech-language disorders and development
About the Owner
Cavin J. Fertil, MS CCC SLP, is a graduate of Florida A&M University, Florida State University, and the University of Montevallo. He presents with over 18 years of experience as a therapist, consultant, and clinical supervisor. His background includes supporting and training speech-language pathologists in the areas of bilingual language development and disorders, and best practices for assessment and intervention. This also includes lectures and presentations at regional, university, state, and national levels.Multiple awards have been given to him for his commitment to learning and growing in the profession. In addition, he served as a member of the ASHA ad hoc committee for Language Proficiency. Mr. Fertil holds certifications with the American Speech Language Hearing Association, North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and the Hanen Center.