Deafinitely Communicating is a private speech and language therapy practicebased in Mesa, Arizona. We specialize in services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals and their families utilizing a client-centered, bilingual/bimodal (American Sign Language/English) approachto language development to help establish a solid language foundation on which to build later communication, academic, and social skills.
We strongly believe that by prioritizing accessible language as early as possible, we are able to support overall development.
We travel to our clients! We strive to provide services in the setting that is most comfortable and natural for our clients and their families.
This means therapy can happen literally anywhere - in home, in the community, or even online.
We currently provide in-person sessions in the Phoenix-metro and surrounding areas. Virtual services are available upon request.
accessible language from birth!
Deafinitely Communicating is an approved vendor with ClassWallet, and accepts ESA funds. We are an out-of-network provider and not contracted with any insurance companies at this time.
We are happy to provide superbills to clients who may want to seek reimbursement from their insurance companies. Please contact us for more information.
Book a Consultation
Schedule a complimentary 15-minute phone/video call to determine whether we are the right fit for you and your child.
A comprehensive evaluation will be completed to identify strengths, needs, and current skills.
Evaluation results and recommendations will be shared and goals will be developed together.
Ongoing therapy sessions will begin - weekly, biweekly, monthly based on recommended/desired interval.
communication from home to community
For the past 13 years, Germaine has enjoyed working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing children, their families, and the Deaf community in various settings - residential programs, day programs for the deaf, and mainstream educational environments.
She began her career as a speech language pathologist in Jackson, MS and currently operates a mobile private practice in Mesa, AZ.
Germaine earned both her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) and Masters of Science (M.S.) in Communicative Disorders from Jackson State University ("Thee I Love"). She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensure in the state of Arizona.
As the parent of a disabled child (1 of 4), Germaine is passionate about providing compassionate care and empowering families to lead.