SOAL Home Health Services was founded by Speech Language Pathologists Sofia Basurto and Alejandra Delgado. SOAL is fully owned and operated by women therapists. Both founders grew up in bilingual environments that have allowed them to truly understand the complexities that exist when providing home health services to bi-cultural families. Sofia and Alejandra have a combined 20 years of experience working with multidisciplinary teams. They hold multiple certifications and licenses to provide Speech Language and Feeding Therapies to children with a variety of diagnosis in different settings including schools, rehabilitation clinics, hospitals and home health Their experience in these settings, and their bi-cultural upbringing, has allowed them to identify many opportunities that exist to improve the level of care provided to families and truly understand the complexities in our community.
Sofia Basurto holds an American Speech- Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) and a Master’s Degree of Science in Clinical Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Northern Arizona University, a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders with minors in Early Childhood Intervention and Special Education from the University of Texas at El Paso.
She is certified in Vital Stimulation Therapy for Dysphagia (feeding/swallowing) and specializes in therapy for the following diagnosis: Stroke Rehabilitation, Aphasia, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Dysphagia, Cognition, Memory loss, Receptive/Expressive Language, Cleft Palate, Auditory Processing, Behavior, Mutism, Oral Aversion, Fluency, Stuttering, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI).
Sofia has had the opportunity to experience a variety of settings including schools, rehabilitation clinics and hospitals, hospitals and NICU, hospice centers, ABA facilities, Schools for Autism and home health. Given her culture and family values, she finds home health to be fascinating.
She likes to spend as much family time as possible and on her down time, she likes to discover the Austin trails with her Golden Retriever/Therapy Dog, Ava.
Alejandra Delgado holds an American Speech- Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) and a Master’s Degree of Science in Bilingual Clinical Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from University of El Paso. She is certified in Vital Stimulation Therapy for Dysphagia (feeding/swallowing) and specializes in the following skill sets: stroke rehabilitation, Children’s Apraxia, aphasia, articulation, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), dysarthria, voice, receptive/expressive language, phonology, cleft palate, auditory processing, behavior, fluency, disorders, stuttering, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). On her down time, she loves to dance to Latin music and spend quality time with her family and friends.