To be a leading provider of communication services that empower individuals to access opportunities for success.
Everyone is born with language acquisition potential that needs to be developed and refined through diverse experiences and social situations.
Scope of Practice
The Speech-Mechanic, PLLC is a multilingual service provider that administers screenings and comprehensive assessments using culturally sensitive, unbiased measures to appropriately identify a speech and language disorder or difference. When appropriate, an intervention plan is designed to address the specific need of an individual in any of the following domains:
School Age and 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, 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 in best practices for assessment and intervention. He has lectured and presented in front of local, state, and national audiences. In addition to receiving multiple awards recognizing his commitment to learning and professional development, 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 Centre.