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TUBES 2 TABLES
Tubes 2 Tables, Inc. was started by Dr. Ferguson to help families with infants and toddlers who are diagnosed with feeding and swallowing challenges.
We Believe In, and We Practice:
Dr. Neina Ferguson,
Neina Ferguson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a long-time resident of Northwest Florida. After graduating from Pace High School, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology with a minor in child welfare from the University of West Florida. Dr. Ferguson received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University and practiced as a medical speech language pathologist providing feeding and swallowing rehabilitation across the life span. Dr. Ferguson specializes in treating infants born prematurely, infants with feeding tubes, and individuals who are tracheostomized and ventilator dependent. After 13 years of clinical practice, she received her Ph.D. from the University of South Alabama. Until recently she was an assistant professor in the Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology at East Tennessee State University. In 2016, she was selected as a Fellow of Darden’s College of Education at Old Dominion University.
Dr. Ferguson is recognized for her excellence in research and clinical service in pediatric swallowing disorders. She is passionate about helping infants and young children move safely from tube feeding toward oral feeding with careful evidence-based intervention. Dr. Ferguson currently serves as the editor of Perspectives in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, a continuing education journal of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Ferguson has earned two Academic Continuing Education (ACE) awards from ASHA for her continued pursuit of advanced knowledge in the area of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.
Speech Language Pathologist for Tubes-2-Tables. She provides therapies for swallowing and feeding disorders and also focuses on language, articulation, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication therapies. Inspired by her father, an elementary school teacher, she decided to dedicate her life to making a difference by providing speech therapies specifically designed for children. She has over 13 years of experience evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing comprehensive treatment plans for medically fragile children in Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. She collaborated with parents and other healthcare professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Nurses, Primary Care Physicians, and Ear-Nose-Throat Physicians regarding patient care, progress, and techniques.
She received her Master’s in Communication Disorders (MCD) from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the time of her graduation, she received several accolades including the Donald L. Rampp, Ph.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Speech. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Xavier University of Louisiana. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), which signifies board certification for Speech Language Pathology (SLP). She has current active SLP licensures for Florida and Louisiana. She maintains current membership in the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
Tifani Wiley is the Administrative and Marketing Associate for Tubes 2 Tables. She handles administrative functions for the office and promotes our services to other medical agencies, support organizations, and the local community. She is the first person that our patients and their families meet when they enter our premises. She compassionately relates to their circumstances because she has worked in the health care field for 20 years, with medically fragile children for over 10 years, and her youngest child also has several medical challenges. Previously, she was a Nursing Technician for a pediatric care center providing direct patient care to children with ventilators, tracheotomies, feeding tubes, seizures, vision impairments, and autism.