TalkTools Training

Therapist Bio

Fedyushkina, Lana






Lana is the Founder & CEO of TickTalk Therapy. She has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 20 years and has worked in a variety of home, clinical, and educational settings. Lana has extensive experience working with a wide range of ages and delays/disorders. She has specialized training and experience with infant feeding, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, TalkTools (Oral Placement Therapy & sensory-motor approach to speech and feeding), PROMPT, Kauffman approach to Apraxia, Floortime/DIR model, Tethered Oral Tissues (tongue/lip tie diagnosis and treatment), Lindamood-Bell Programs (LIPS, Visualizing & Verbalizing, etc.), Alternative-Augmentative Communication, and many more.  Lana provides Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, is an active member of the International Association of Orofacial Myology. Lana specializes in infant feeding and is passionate about optimizing oral function as early as possible to set children and their families up for success throughout the lifespan. Lana is a certified TummyTime!™ Method instructor. Lana is also an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). She has training and provides reading intervention using research based techniques and programs.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Pace University (New York, NY) and her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Long Island University (Brooklyn, NY).  She has worked in New York, California, and Nevada. She is a certified member of ASHA, recipient of the Award for Continuing Education (ACE), and is currently licensed in the states of Nevada and California. Lana is dedicated to empowering and educating parents to maximize the child’s progress and success. In her free time, she is probably out on her next hiking adventure with her two children.

Lana Fedyushkina is a TalkTools® Level 3 OPT™ Specialist.