Heather Barr


Heather Barr, MS, CCC-SLP has been a speech-language pathologist for over ten years, working in diverse settings, yet with a primary focus on inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation programs. She is the speech language pathology department manager and inpatient Brain Injury program leader at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of York.

Heather obtained her BA at the University of Pittsburgh and her MS at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She has further developed her clinical skills by obtaining certifications in NMES/VitalStim treatment, DPNS/FMEP and LVST. Heather is also a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, ACBIS. She is a program co-leader/co-creator of a newly developed Neuro Work-Hardening program at HealthSouth York, combining PT, OT and ST service needs in a holistic and job simulated environment for patients with neurological injuries. She has provided numerous educational seminars in the areas of cognition (low level – high level), post-concussive syndrome and returning to work after brain injury. Heather is also a certified Interactive Metronome Provider, implementing the use of the IM modality as an instrumental treatment option for the remediation of communication and cognitive dysfunctions.

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