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Sherry D. Wilson Fitzpatrick

Sherry D. Wilson Fitzpatrick, American speech and language pathologist. License speech-language pathologist, North Carolina; certified corporation trainer RehabWorks, Inc. Named Outstanding Speech Pathologist of Year, Sigma Alpha Eta, 1985, Two Thousand Notable American Women, 1992, 96; named Woman of Year American Biographical Institute, 1997.

Background

  • Fitzpatrick, Sherry D. Wilson was born on January 10, 1963 in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Morris William and Betty Jean (Hudgins) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Isothermal Community College, 1983. Bachelor of Science, Center Missouri State University, 1985. Master of Science, Center Missouri State University, 1988.

    Career

    • Speech pathologist DePaul Hospital Home Health, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1987, 89. Coordinator handicap services, staff speech-language pathologist Laramie County Head Start, 1987-1989. Speech pathologist, supervisor, coordinator, director inclusive pre-school Educational Services Unit # 13, Scottsbluff, 1989-1995, project director The Early Intervention Demonstration Project, 1991-1995.

      Director rehabilitation service Brentwood Hills Nursing Center (Beverly Enterprises), Asheville, North Carolina, 1995-1996. Therapy program director RehabWorks, Inc., Fletcher, North Carolina, 1996—1998, area director for Carolinas, 1998—1999. Director Mountain Ability program Black Mountain Center, since 1999.

      Planning region chair Interagy. coordinator Council Preschool Special Education, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1989-1993, member 1993-1995. Member health advisory board Head Start, Gering, Nebraska, 1989-1991. Founder Accents on Speech, Inc., since 1997.

      Consultant trainer in field.

    Major achievements

    • License speech-language pathologist, North Carolina. Certified corporation trainer RehabWorks, Inc.

    Membership

    Founding member Southeast Wyoming Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Cheyenne, 1989. Odyssey of the Mind coach Gering Junior High School, 1989—1993. Project director, member executive board Community Development Coalition, 1994.

    Chair Ashebille Bicentennial Hometown Reunion Committee, 1997. Member American Dental Association Compliance committee Asheville City Council, since 1998. Member Asheville Mayor's Committee on Disability Issues, since 2000.

    Member National Education Association, American Association of University Women, National Association of Female Executives, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (certified clinical competence since 1989, Certified Excellence 1993), Nebraska State Education Association, Council for Exceptional Children (early childhood division).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, visual arts, photography, gardening, landscaping.

    Connections

    • Married Bart M. Fitzpatrick, March 20, 1998. 1 child Sienna Dakotah.
    • father: Morris William Betty
    • mother: Betty
    • spouse: Bart M. Fitzpatrick
    • child: Sienna Dakotah Fitzpatrick
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    Born January 10, 1963
    (age 54)
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