JumpStart Autism Center

Serving Children, Families and the Community


Melissa Lopez, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

e-mail: mlopez@jumpstartaba.com


Melissa is a New Mexico native who received her Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1994. She has 18 years of experience ranging from early childhood intervention to acute care in hospitals. She has advanced training in PROMPT and swallowing disorders, and experience managing treatment in a team approach with Occupational and Physical therapists. She specializes in treatment of young children who are experiencing speech and language difficulties.