Sarah Hartney M.S. CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Sarah is the founder of Feed. Talk. Grow. Pediatric Therapy and has been a speech-language pathologist since 2012. She holds a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida, is licensed in Hawai’i & Florida, was awarded the certificate of clinical competence (CCC) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a member of the ASHA Special Interest Group 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in the Communication Science and Disorders Department.

She spent the first 8 years of her career working in an outpatient setting for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida before moving to Hawai’i. She has also worked as an instructor at UH Mānoa JABSOM Communication Science and Disorders Department and a supervisor in the University Health Partners Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Over her career, Sarah has focused on treating children with feeding/swallowing disorders, children in the birth-to-three population with language delays, children on the autism spectrum, children with apraxia, children with hearing loss, as well as children who are non-verbal and use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) such as speech-generating devices.

She is a certified Hanen More Than Words provider (a parent-based program that focuses on improving your child’s interaction skills, social communication skills, and play skills for children on the autism spectrum or other social communication difficulties) and is also a Level 1 Sequential-Oral-Sensory (SOS) Approach provider.