Samantha Payne, M.S., CCC-SLP

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Speech Language Pathologist

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Samantha Payne, a native of Owensboro, Kentucky, became a Speech-Language Pathologist in 2011 and joined Wendell Foster immediately upon graduating after completing her last student field placement here in 2011. Samantha has a special interest in working with children on the Autism Spectrum and early childhood development.

When asked what she enjoys most about working at Wendell Foster, Samantha says, “I love being able to serve a variety of clients of all ages and abilities. This challenges me to always strive to learn more. I also love being able to collaborate with the many amazing therapists we have.”


  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, University of Kentucky 2009
  • Master of Science in Communication Disorders, University of Kentucky 2011


  • Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association