About Us

Mission Statement

To be a leading provider of communication services that  empower individuals to access opportunities for success.

 

Belief

 

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

  • Reading Comprehension  

  • Stuttering

  • 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.

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301 McCullough Dr., Suite 422

Charlotte, NC 28262

(704) 909-2824