Marissa Stockstad, MS CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Certification and Licensure:

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, North Carolina

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, Massachusetts

ASHA Certification for Clinical Competency (SLP-CCC)


Specialized Training:

Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding

Basic Sign Language

Language and Literacy, Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Reading Approach

Executive Functioning Skills

Social Thinking Curriculum

Zones of Regulation

Everyday Speech Platform

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children

Multidisciplinary Approach



Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

Pediatric Language Disorders

Social-Emotional-Behavioral Disorders

Articulation and Phonological Processing Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Integrating Sensory Integration Principles into Speech-Language Therapy

Play-based Therapy

Visualizing and Verbalizing – Linda Mood Bell

Executive Functioning – Sara Ward

Tracheostomies and Ventilator Management

Neuromotor Speech Disorders and Dysarthria

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (low, mid, high tech)



Marissa is originally from Asheville, NC and received her BS in Psychology from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. She moved to Boston, MA to achieve her MS in Speech-Language Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions. There, she concentrated in medical speech-language pathology and found her passion for working with medically complex children, feeding and swallowing disorders, and neurodiverse populations. In Boston, Marissa worked at a pediatric clinic and a skilled nursing facility before making the move back to Raleigh, NC. She has wide clinical experience with a variety of diagnoses and disorders in both children and adults, including but not limited to: feeding and swallow disorders, speech and language disorders, social-emotional-behavioral disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and congenital disorders. Marissa has experience utilizing the Zones of Regulation and Social Thinking curriculum and loves to incorporate sensory integration and interdisciplinary work into her therapy. Marissa is passionate about working with children and their families to create a child and family-centered therapy plan to achieve success.