Shannon Carney, C.O.O., AAC Institute & ICAN Talk Clinic
Shannon has been in healthcare/office management for over 20 years. She specializes in medical billing and coding. Shannon also coordinates care between specialties for clients and assists with medical record management. Shannon operates and coordinates the AAC Institute continuing education department for professionals. She is passionate in advocating for the community. As a parent of a special needs child, she understands the obstacles that one may encounter. While living in Vermont, she founded and operated a support group for parent's of special needs children. She has continued this work here in Pennsylvania with the AAC Parents group.
Cassandra Bortot, M.S., CCC-SLP
Cassandra earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Duquesne University in 2016. She joined the ICAN™ Talk Clinic in 2016 where she provides outpatient therapy. She specializes in treating individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia and Dementia. She also provides speech and language services at the PLEA School in Wilkinsburg, PA, which is a school for children with behavioral and developmental challenges.
ICAN Talk Clinic is honored by the many Speech Language Pathologists who choose to complete their Clinical Fellowship (CF) with us and are now providing quality clinical services in a variety of employment settings. Also, we are proud of the University of Pittsburgh Masters and CScD students we have provided AAC clinical training. We are an employment opportunity for SLPs enrolled in the CScD program and an in-network clinical placement site for graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh.