Emily Shearer


Columbus, Ohio

5.00 / 5 avg

3 Reviews

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About me

Hi! I'm Emily. I became a licensed speech-language pathologist in 2015. I have always been fascinated by languages and healthcare and the field of speech-language pathology became a wonderful weave of the two when I was considering careers. When I was a junior in undergrad, my grandfather had been hospitalized due to complications from a fall and dementia. He was in the ICU and had trouble communicating. He couldn't write, he couldn't speak, and he couldn't move his arms. I knew I was in the right field, when I supported his communication breakdown. As a novice SLP student, I went through the alphabet to help him spell out what he was trying to say. He spelled "Calendar" because all he wanted to ask was "What day is it," since he couldn't read his calendar across the hospital room. This will always be a pivotal moment for me, where I made the promise to support all types of people who are having trouble communicating. Language is a beautiful gift, that I hope to embrace everyday while also supporting my clients in giving them their gift back when they have lost it. I have worked in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), long term care facilities, home health, and outpatient neurological rehab. I'm passionate about mentorship, teaching continuing education courses, and nationally presenting on dementia, stroke, and cognition. I would describe my clinical style as client-centered, functional, individualized, and rooted in client empowerment!

Practice details and specialties

states licensed to practice


languages spoken


Education and training

B.A., Ohio State University

M.A., Ohio State University


Acquired Apraxia

Adult Articulation

Adult Dysphagia

Adult Fluency/Stuttering

Adult Language

Adult Social-Pragmatics


Aural Rehabilitation


Executive Functioning


Pediatric/Adolescent Social-Pragmatics

Professional/Public Speaking

Traumatic Brain Injury

Other interests

I grew up on 60 acres of woods with most of my extended family in Northeast, Ohio so I have always loved nature, being outside, sports, and enjoying everything the outdoors has to offer. One of my favorite things to do outside is grow dahlias. They are my favorite flower. 4 years ago, my sister-in-law gave me one dahlia tuber and ever since I have been hooked. Now I have a garden of over 20+ varieties. I love taking care of them every summer, cutting them to create fresh floral bouquets, and I enjoy passing them out to my friends & family. I wish I could mail them given my new virtual role :) I'll have to figure a way to share with the Expressable team. I love spending time with my husband, Brent (His college nickname is Bex so that's what you'll hear me call him), our dog, Marty, and our families. I love spending summers at the pool with all of them. Being in the sun is my favorite. Finally, I love traveling. I have been fortunate to travel to many beautiful places all over the world including Kenya, Costa Rica, Panama, and Aruba. We have plenty of bucket list places left to go!

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3 reviews

Emily was amazing! She gave language to things that had never crossed my mind about some of my speech struggles, and I look forward to my speech journey!

T.H./Jul 22, 2023

Emily is very professional and helps and provides solid recommendations and feedback.

J.R./Jul 13, 2023

Efficiency, professional, and friendly.

M.B./May 20, 2023

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