Capital Therapy Services Staff

Pam Bender

University of Mass OSU ASHA CertifiedOhio Board of Speech Pathology

Michelle Wardell, MS CCC-SLP

Michelle Wardell earned a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Ohio State University following completion of a bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts. She holds national certification in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed with the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology.

Michelle has over 13 years of extensive experience in a variety of pediatric and adult settings including hospitals, school districts, and rehabilitation centers. She has provided assessment and treatment of children with a wide variety of diagnoses including traumatic brain injuries, phonological disorders, articulation disorders, language impairments, apraxia, autism spectrum disorders, and dysphagia.

Michelle has specialized in pediatric and adult rehabilitation and conducted various swallowing assessments. Michelle has had additional training in the area of hearing impairment and provided therapy and parent training to children pre and post cochlear implant and/or hearing aids. She has formed children's groups to address the specific issues of apraxia and language delays. Michelle enjoys working with clients of all ages with a focus on the pediatric population and especially early Intervention.