V. Tisi, M.A., CCC-SLP (/vi tisɨ/, they/she) is an Autistic, Disabled, and Queer Taiwanese-Chinese-Venezuelan American clinician- and educator-activist. They founded The Speechologist, a small private practice that provides education and consultation in 2015 to provide services. While the bulk of their practice has been in the public K-12 sector, they also have taught graduate courses in the areas of Culturally Responsive Practices, Speech Sound Production, and School Communities at San Francisco State University and has been a topic area expert for anti-bias at The Informed SLP. Their area of specialty is intersectional justice for multiply marginalized neurodivergent people and their social-emotional development and wellness pertaining to alexithymic experiences. Their work can be viewed on speechologist.com and on Instagram, Facebook, and Medium under the name Speechologist.
Disclosures for V. Tisi
FINANCIAL: V owns The Speechologist and receives compensation for their work. V is employed part-time by San Francisco State University and receives a salary for teaching, including a course on Cultural Responsiveness in Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences that includes topics of anti-racism and anti-ableism. V is contracted with The Informed SLP and receives a fee for their work. V receives a commission from Learn Play Thrive, LLC for sales of Let’s UNMASC. V also receives commission from Learn Play Thrive for sales of the Neurodiversity Summit.
NON-FINANCIAL: V runs Speechologist accounts on various social media outlets, is a co-founder and volunteer for SLPs of Color 501(c)(3), and identifies as an Asian-Latiné Autistic person. V is Autistic and has friends and colleagues who are Autistic.