Traci Ingram, M.S., CCC/SLP
Traci is the owner of Effective Communication, a speech therapy clinic with locations in Huntsville and Athens, Alabama. Having worked for nationally acclaimed apraxia expert Nancy Kauffman and trained to use the Kauffman Speech Praxis Treatment Approach, she specializes in treating childhood apraxia of speech. She has an abundance of experience successfully treating preschool and early elementary school children struggling with apraxia, autism, language and language processing disorders, articulation disorders, weak executive functions and poor early literacy skills. She serves as a Rett University coach to provide speech therapy solutions to children and adolescents impacted by Rett Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and other complex needs. Traci specializes in Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) techniques for children and adults using eye gaze communication devices. She is PROMPT Trained and incorporates PROMPT techniques when warranted to fit the needs of the child. As an energetic and lifelong learner, she is the recipient of an ACE Award from the American Speech Hearing Association for continuing education. Traci is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Alabama, earning a B.S. in Education specializing in Communicative Disorders, and a M.S. in Speech Language Pathology.
Gracie Renfroe, M.S., CCC/SLP
A native of Huntsville, Gracie Renfroe, M.S., CCC/SLP, graduated from the University of Alabama Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Communicative Disorders in 2013. She received her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology in 2015, also from the University of Alabama, where she was a 2015 graduate recipient of the Mary T. Hamner Endowed Scholarship.