About Us

Christina Lawrence, Au.D., CCC-A/SLP

Doctor of Audiology/Speech-Language Pathologist

Dr. Lawrence is from New Orleans, Louisiana.  She graduated with a Doctorate of Audiology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.  She also obtained her Masters of Science degree specializing in Speech-Language Pathology from Southeastern Louisiana University.  Dr. Lawrence maintains national certification from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association,  as well as state licensure in four states.  Dr. Lawrence founded “Speech, Hearing and Balance Institute, Inc. (SHBII),” which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing speech, language and hearing services to low-income populations.  She works part-time on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona.  She is trilingual (English, Spanish, and American Sign Language).  Dr. Lawrence is married to Nicholas Lawrence (see below) and has a nine-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter.

Nicholas Lawrence, MCD, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Nick Lawrence is from Lander, Wyoming.  He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center with a Masters of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  He specializes in preschool language development and adult neurogenics.  Nick developed a preschool speech screening program within Red Mesa Unified School District #27, located on the Navajo Reservation.  He is nationally certified in Speech-Language Pathology with the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.  His hobbies include banjo-picking and running after his five-year-old son and one-year-old daughter.  He is married to Christina Lawrence.

Why We do What We Do

Lawrence Speech and Hearing Services, LLC was created as a fundraising effort for our nonprofit organization: “Speech, Hearing and Balance Institute, Inc. (SHBII).”  The mission of SHBII is to aid individuals in need of speech, hearing and balance therapy,  who can not financially provide these services for themselves.  SHBII has helped over 50 children/adults receive free hearing aids and/or speech and language services as of December 2011!

Visit our non-profit website: Speech, Hearing, and Balance Institute, Inc (SHBII)