Speech therapy and voice for the whole family

Serving both the pediatric and adult population, Sound Waves Voice & Communication (formerly known as Sound Waves Speech Therapy & Voice) is able to meet your speech-language pathology needs with individualized speech therapy sessions. Additional services include: parent/caregiver speech-language consultations, voice lessons, and vocal coaching.
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Passionate about Speech Therapy and Voice

Katelyn Swiader, M.S.Ed. CCC-SLP received her Master of Science in Education at Old Dominion University and Bachelor of Music from George Mason University. Katelyn has earned her Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Pathology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), has earned multiple certifications in several therapeutic techniques, and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s SIG 3, a nationally recognized special interest group in voice and upper airway disorders. As a Speech-Language Pathologist, she has worked with both the pediatric and adult populations in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, out-patient offices, and private practice. In addition to her love of helping others through speech therapy, Katelyn has a long history as a performer and as a vocal instructor. She has sung professionally with touring opera companies and has performed in music programs in North America and in Europe. Katelyn has developed Sound Waves VC, not only to bring her passion for Speech-Language Pathology and voice together, but to provide a practice where she can deliver exceptional and personalized therapy to her patients, to help them reach their own personal goals. When she is not in a speech therapy, vocal coaching session, teaching group voice workshops, or instructing individuals is the field of business on how to be more captivating presenters and communicators, you may find Katelyn performing with a rock band, singing at church, or spending time walking nature trails with her children, husband, and adorable basset hound.
Katelyn Swiader, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist


Speech therapy & additional services provided

  • Accent Reduction
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Articulation
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Aural Rehab
  • Cognitive-Communication Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Parent & Child Language & Music classes
  • Performance Voice Rehabilitation
  • Public Speaking
  • Receptive-Expressive Language
  • Singing Voice Lessons
  • Social Skills
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Transgender Voice/Gender-Affirming Voice
  • Vocal Coaching


  • Estill - Certified in Level 1 and 2 Voice Training
  • Foundations in Manual Therapy for Voice and Swallowing
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD) Certified
  • Multidisciplinary Approach
  • PhoRTE trained
  • Play Based Approach


“My son has had a great experience with his speech therapist! He now has the confidence to write and speak up with his blossoming vocabulary & knowledge of how to master the English language. He has increased his vocabulary and improved his sentence structure.”

Speech Therapy, Client

“I highly recommend! Katelyn has helped me recover from a serious vocal injury. Her attention to detail, research and ability to communicate and adapt my road to healing has all been amazing. She is truly meant for this work!”

Voice Therapy, Client

“Super helpful skilled speech therapist & singing instructor. She taught me useful exercises on how to improve my range and vocal endurance. Very professional, passionate, and full of expert knowledge! Strongly recommend to anyone at any level of their craft.”

Vocal Coaching & Voice Lessons, Client


Oceanfront Office

3701 Pacific Ave Ste 500
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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