Speech Language Pathologist Amy sitting on a swing in the sensory gym

Amy Munekata, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

Speech-Language Pathologist

Part of the Emerge Family since 2019

Amy has experience and training in:

  • Bilingual Therapy (English/Spanish)
  • Brain Injury Specialist (BIAA)
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Social Thinking
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)
  • SOS Approach to Feeding
  • TalkTools
  • Speech generating devices from PRC-Saltillo and TobiiDynavox
  • Working with children and adults with a variety of disorders, including articualtion and language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Angelman syndrome, fluency disorders, carniofacial disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, voice disorders, aphasia, dysarthria, executive functioning disorders, and brain injuries
Speech Language Pathologist Amy as a toddler at the beach, with an oversized hat and round glasses

Amy grew up in California and moved to North Carolina in 2005. She attended school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Hispanic Linguistics and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2017. Amy started working at Emerge in 2019. Amy uses her clinical knowledge in conjunction with her patient’s needs to create an individualized plan of care and produce the best therapy outcomes. Outside of work, Amy enjoys hiking with her dog, traveling, baking, and swimming.