Executive Director, Carolina Therapeutics
Speech-Language Pathologist & Feeding Therapist; Certified Autism Specialist; ADOS-2 Evaluator, SOS Approach to Feeding Provider; Beckman Oral Motor Protocol Provider; AAC Evaluator & Provider
Carrie Hinnant is an actively practicing Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified Autism Specialist who treats a diverse patient population, from pediatrics to geriatrics. She is licensed in both North and South Carolina, and in addition to being our Executive Director, is also a member of our Speech & Feeding Teams.
Carrie earned her BS in Psychology from The College of Charleston, her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from South Carolina State University, and her Certificate of Clinical Competencies in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Carrie has recently completed graduate coursework to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in order to better support her team of clinicians and proactively facilitate interdisciplinary therapy services.
Carrie has specialty training in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, BITES: A Behavioral InTEgrated with Speech Approach to Feeding Therapy, Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, Tobii Dynavox training for AAC Devices, and has received the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
She also has specialty training in administering the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) while working in conjunction with the staff psychologist at Carolina Therapeutics. One of Carrie’s professional interests is in supporting clinicians and graduate students through providing university lectures on specialty topics and continuing education opportunities at state conventions.
Carrie is married to her loving husband, Chip, and loves raising her two children, Charlotte and Liam. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, reading, gardening, taking trips to Lake Keowee, and playing with her pups, Ruxin and Millie.