Speech Connection, LLC


About the Founder:

Tina Porreca M.S., CCC-SLP

Is a Florida State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She also has a Nevada State and Department of Education License and an Ohio Pupil Services State License and an Ohio Educators License. 

After earning her Bachelor’s Degree at Kent State University of Ohio and her Master’s at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, she moved to Florida in 2004.  Ms. Porreca worked in several settings from skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, private practice, teletherapy in Ohio and Nevada and school settings.

She has experience performing Modified Barium Swallow Studies and working with esophageal dysphagia. She continues to improve her knowledge with dysphagia throughout her entire career. Tina has diverse knowledge and training in several types of communication disorders. Please see all the services she provides for more detailed information.

Tina’s dream was to start her own private practice to provide excellent care and quality speech therapy services to her clients in a wide variety of settings. She started her practice in 2008 slowly working part-time at different skilled nursing facilities.  Now she sees her clients in their own homes, schools, and facilities. Tina is passionate and empathetic towards the clients she serves.  She goes over and beyond to help her clients. She looks forward in helping you achieve your personal therapy goals.

For any questions about the services, Speech Connection provides please call at 813-579-2212 or 727-631-2466. We will be adding Occupational and Physical Therapy services to our practice soon.