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About Us

Linda Balsiger, M.S., CCC-SLP

Learning Specialist

Certified Speech-Language Pathologist


Linda Balsiger, M.S., CCC-SLP is the owner of Bend Language & Learning, a private diagnostic practice specializing in the diagnosis of dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. She has national certification and state board licensure in speech-language pathology.  She has completed additional graduate level education in diagnosing dyslexia through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

The credentials needed to diagnose dyslexia are detailed in the International Dyslexia Association's Dyslexia Testing and Evaluation Fact Sheet.

Click here to review the qualifications of Linda Balsiger, MS, CCC-SLP to diagnose dyslexia.

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology * University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science, Speech & Hearing Sciences * University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology * University of Georgia
  • Certifications & Licenses

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language
          Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Oregon State licensure - Speech-Language Pathology
  • Memberships

  • International Dyslexia Association
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association
  • Ongoing Education

    Ms. Balsiger maintains her expertise through regular participation in professional conferences, courses, and seminars.  She also subscribes to professional and scientific journals to keep abreast of current scientific research and evidence-based treatment practices related to the diagnosis and treatment of language and learning disorders.