Deb Fernandez Aug 9, 2021 × Deb FernandezLead DiagnosticianSpeech Pathologist Debra earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and has a K-6 certification. Debra was a teacher before she was a Speech Language Pathologist. Debra earned her master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University. Debra’s INTERESTS in her field include Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, FEES, Dysphagia therapy and the Picture Exchange Communication system (PECS). Outside of work Debra’s interests consist cooking and baking, listening to all types of music, eating ice cream, watching fireworks, enjoying my cup of coffee in the morning (and throughout the day!!!), and I love being a mom-it’s the best job I have!!! Debra’s FAVORITE things about SPG are the wonderful staff and the collaborative vibe. She loves that she can always ask questions and give advice freely, thanks to the accepting environment.