Traci Ingram, M.S., CCC/SLP

Gracie Renfroe, M.S., CF/SLP


Effective Communication was founded in 2001 by Traci Ingram, M.S., CCC/SLP. She originally opened the practice in metro Atlanta and then moved it to Huntsville, Alabama in 2005. Traci has over 15 years of speech therapy experience. She is skilled in both evaluating and treating adults with voice disorders, swallowing difficulties, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, and apraxia. Over the years, she has also become an expert at treating preschool and early elementary school children with childhood apraxia of speech, autism and language processing disorders. She was trained by nationally acclaimed apraxia expert, Nancy Kauffman to use the Kauffman Speech Praxis Treatment Approach. Traci is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Alabama, where she earned a B.S. in Education, majoring in communicative disorders, and a M.S. in Speech Language Pathology.




A native of Huntsville, Gracie Renfroe, M.S., CCC/SLP, graduated from the University of Alabama Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Communicative Disorders in 2013. She received her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology in 2015, also from the University of Alabama, where she was a 2015 graduate recipient of the Mary T. Hamner Endowed Scholarship.