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About Us

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Elizabeth “Liz” F. Williams, M.S., CCC-SLP is the owner and director of Tidewater Speech Therapy, LLC. She started this business in January 2010.

Liz is a licensed Speech–Language Pathologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and a Certified Member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She is a member of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia. Liz received her Bachelors degree in Spanish Language and Literacy with a concentration area in secondary education from University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She received her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  

 

Liz formerly was Supervisor of Speech-Language Pathology at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. She has worked in the outpatient and preschool settings for Atlantic Speech Therapy in Virginia Beach.  In addition, she was employed as an Old Dominion University Clinical Supervisor that provided and supervised speech-language pathology services in their Oral Preschool Program for hearing impaired children.

Liz has a special interest in working with pediatric language delays and disorders, pediatric articulation delays and disorders, the selective mutism population, and bilingual children/English Language Learners. She has experience treating communication disorders in various pediatric populations including patients with hearing impairment, autism, aphasia, ADHD, ADD, developmental delay, visual impairment, intellectual disability, pervasive development disorder, apraxia, dysarthria, traumatic brain injury, cleft palate, articulation delay, language delay, voice disorders, selective mutism, and fluency disorders.

She performed her clinical practicum training at the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic at Old Dominion University’s Child Study Center. Liz completed her clinical internships at Harbour Pointe Medical and Rehabilitation Centre and at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. Her post-graduate education includes courses in assessment and treatment of bilingual language learners, hearing impairment and cochlear implants, assistive technology, literacy, fluency disorders, autism, apraxia, central auditory processing disorders, and selective mutism.  She holds two Awards for Continuing Education presented by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in March 2004 and May 2006.

Liz is active in the community with The Mermaid Circle of the Virginia Beach City Union of The King’s Daughters, which raises money for Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and other local children’s charities in the Tidewater area. Liz is also an active member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church. She resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her husband, Wayne, and two daughters, Grace and Sarah.



 

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