Genine Scott


Durham, North Carolina


Genine received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. While there, she was on the Birth-Three Training Grant and was awarded the Student Achievement Award by the North Carolina Speech Hearing Language Association. She completed her internship at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Hospitals, where she co-founded a speech therapist position with the pediatric HIV/AIDS team as part of the Infectious Diseases clinic.

Genine has co-authored two articles and a book chapter about communication and speech disorders in children with HIV/AIDS, and has presented both locally and nationally on this topic. In addition, she has co-taught a course on phonological disorders at North Carolina Central University.

Genine has experience working with both preschool and school-aged children with a variety of cognitive and communication disorders, including apraxia, articulation and phonological disorders, language disorders, sensory    integration disorder, developmental delay, as well as communication    difficulties in medically-fragile children. Moreover, she has had personal experience generating and implementing treatment plans as a parent of two children with special needs.

In addition to her work with children, Genine’s experience also encompasses neurogenic disorders, voice, and cognitive-linguistic, speech and swallowing rehabilitation with adults. She has also provided extensive end-of-life   counseling in nursing and rehabilitation centers where she has worked.

Prior to finding the field of Speech-Language Pathology, Genine received a Master’s degree in Music History and Literature from Tulane University in  1989. She incorporates her continued interest and experience in music in her therapy. Genine has lived in Chapel Hill since 1989, where she currently resides with her two sons and dog. She returned to work the Fall of 2013, after having taken a two-year hiatus to provide hospice care to a loved one.