Sabrina Smiley Evans

Sabrina Smiley Evans is a speech-language pathologist working privately in the Middle Tennessee Area in conjunction with Playball Therapy in Hendersonville, TN to supply clinic and home-based services.   Sabrina earned her B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Tennessee State University in 2005.  In 2007, she earned her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University.  Sabrina's primary interests lie in the field of early intervention and its application to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Prior to her current job placement, she had the opportunity to develop these interests by working at the following job placements (listed from most recent): The Brown Center for Autism, Nashville TN providing ABA directed services for children on the Autism Spectrum through 6 years of age, The UT Pediatric Language Clinic providing group and home-based interventions to children from birth to three with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who are participating in Tennessee's Early Intervention System (TEIS), Programs for Infants and Children (PIC) a multidisciplinary early intervention agency in Anchorage, AK and working for Dr. Joanne Roberts with the Carolina Communication Project at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, on a longitudinal study comparing children with ASD, Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and children who are typically developing.