Sofia Tilton, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist
Words of Wisdom, PLLC
Houston, Texas

Sofia Tilton, MS, CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech-language pathologist and owner of Words of Wisdom, a speech therapy clinic with multiple locations in Houston, Texas.

Sofia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders and Psychology from the University of Houston in 2005. She then graduated with her Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, in 2008, and also completed the Graduate Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Program at that institution. In 2018, Sofia received the Outstanding Alumni Award from TCU for her service to the community following Hurricane Harvey and her leadership in the Rehabilitation Services Volunteer Project (RSVP) organization.

Sofia is an active member of the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association, and has served on its Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders Special Interest Groups. She is also a member of the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Houston Association for Communication Disorders. In addition, she serves on the board of directors of RSVP, a non-profit organization providing therapy and durable medical equipment to underinsured individuals with brain injury, spinal cord injury, and amputations.

Sofia began her career at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Memorial Hermann inpatient rehabilitation hospital working as a speech-language pathologist for the Brain Injury and Stroke Program. Her past clinical experience includes acute and inpatient rehabilitation in the Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Mentis Neuro Rehabilitation, Houston Aphasia Recovery Center, and home health services, as well as working with school-aged children in the Houston Independent School District. In 2013, Sofia opened Words of Wisdom where she dedicates her time to assessing and treating adults, adolescents, and children with a variety of communication and swallowing disorders.

Sofia’s interest in working with Spanish-speaking individuals with brain injury led her to volunteer with RSVP in 2011. She has served with the organization in various leadership roles, including as its President from 2018 to 2021. Sofia is also a frequent guest lecturer at conferences and universities on the topic of treating individuals with brain injury.

In her spare time, Sofia enjoys traveling with her husband and two daughters, scuba diving, spending time in Galveston, and playing the piano.