Zakiya Thompson is an SLPA who spent most of her career on the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis where she grew up. She worked briefly at the Department of Education providing therapy to children from preschool to first grade. After her time there, she decided to open her own clinic, The Speech Room, on the island of Nevis. Zakiya was able to treat both adults and children with a wide variety of communicative deficits including but not limited to, Autism, Down syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. She now provides teletherapy for her clients on the islands. She also assisted in the training of local school teachers for classroom management of children who learn differently. Zakiya is very passionate about helping not just the individual, but improving the quality of life for entire families. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, enjoying good food and spending quality time with her family.