Allyson Goodwyn-Craine is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders/Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist/Feeding Specialist. She has worked in Private Practice, Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, Randall Children’s Hospital, Non-Profit Clinic and is currently working in the NICU, inpatient and outpatient feeding therapy at a Portland area hospital.
Allyson has done extensive work in differential diagnosis of ankyloglossia (tongue tie, TOTs), cleft palate/craniofacial differences, neurological conditions, NICU/premature and medically complex infants who require advanced clinical skills to support successful feeding progression. Her work includes breast feeding intervention, bottle supplementation, transition from enteral/tube feeding, videofluoroscopic swallow studies, texture advancement and advanced handling/positioning NDT based interventions.
Allyson served as the Clinical Program Director then as the Executive Director of the Artz Center for Development Health and Audiology formerly the Hearing and Speech Institute. During her tenure as Executive Director the Institute was recognized in the “Top 100 Best Non-Profits to Work For” by Oregon Business Magazine and ranked in the Top 20 Healthcare Non-Profits in Oregon by the Portland Business Journal.
Allyson served on the Financial Planning Board of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a past president of the Oregon Speech Language Association. She serves on SPHR Advisory Board and as an Adjunct Professor at Portland State University. She is also a guest lecturer at Pacific University where she teaches Pediatric Dysphagia. Allyson also taught nationally as a member of the Education Resources clinical faculty.
Allyson was recently awarded Honors of the Association by the Oregon Speech Language Hearing Association.