Putting Speech First, PLLC


Putting Speech First, PLLC is a private speech therapy practice serving adults in Houston, TX.

-Are you an adult seeking continued therapy along your rehab journey?

-Have you recently been diagnosed with a progressive neurological disorder like Parkinson’s or MS?

-Are you a caregiver looking for solutions to help improve the quality of life of your loved one with dementia?

-Do you want a second opinion about the rehab prognosis of your swallowing or communication impairment?

If you can answer “yes” to any of the above questions, then Putting Speech First, PLLC would like to work with you. We see patients one-on-one in our office located in Houston’s Uptown District near the Galleria. Do you live in an independent or assisted living community and don’t have reliable transportation? Talk to us about whether we can make an in-home visit for your unique situation. PSF specializes in managing dysphagia (i.e. swallowing impairments), however also manages a range of communication and cognitive disorders in adults and the elderly.

PSF’s founder, Afiyah Dunbar, earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication Sciences & Disorders from the University of Florida. She trained under mentors who are innovating the latest treatment protocols for dysphagia and neurogenic voice disorders. Afiyah is certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Carrying over a decade of experience in medical speech pathology, she is currently licensed to practice in the states of Texas and Florida. Afiyah goes above and beyond the requirements of her licenses with regards to continuing education in order to keep her practice methods up to date with the most current research.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with PSF for any questions. Call, text or email!