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Meet Kyra

Kyra Minichan, M.A., CCC-SLP, is an Educational Strategist and Speech-Language Pathologist and founder of The Cognitive Emporium in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

A specialist in cognitive-linguistic intervention, she has a talent in closing the gap between intelligence and academic struggle.

Applying her P.A.T.H. SystemTM for evaluation and intervention, Kyra designs programs at The Cognitive Emporium to meet the specific needs of families and individuals affected by ADHD, Dyslexia, and language learning disabilities.

She and her staff work with schools and communities to improve deficiencies in neuro-education, and provide a range of programs to help students reach their full potential in and out of the classroom.

Mrs. Minichan holds dual Master’s degrees, in Specific Learning Disabilities and Speech Language Pathology. She began her career 20 years ago in a rehabilitation facility and later worked as The Director of Pediatrics at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital.

These formative years provided her with the experience to serve a variety of clients. It allowed her to gain knowledge and practical experience in pediatric neurological development. Kyra connects the dots between medical and educational components for clients. She brings a fresh new prospective to her profession as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Mrs. Minichan has been a member of The American Speech Language Hearing Association since 1994.

Academic Degrees:

  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Master of Education, Specific Learning Disabilities, West Virginia University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication Disorders, Marshall University

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, State licensure - Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certified Specialists, Learning Ally
  • Licensed Processing and Cognitive Enhancement (PACE) Provider
  • Cog-Med
  • ADHD Quotient System
  • Author of the Clinical Cognitive Connection to Learning


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • International Dyslexia Association
  • Tennessee Dyslexia Association
  • CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce

Ongoing Education:

Mrs. Minichan maintains her expertise through regular participation in professional courses, seminars, and conferences. She also subscribes to professional and scientific journals to keep abreast of current scientific research and evidence-based treatment practices related to the diagnosis and treatment of language and learning disorders.

The Truth About Me & What I Believe

This is Who I Really Am and What I Truly Believe Hello and welcome. Grab a seat beside me and let’s get to know one another! First, the basics. I’m Kyra Sovine Minichan.  A mom, wife, writer, and mompreneur. My husband and I have two sons, 18 and 16 years old.  When our second son…

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Workshops & Inservices For Academic Achievement In Hendersonville, TN

Academic Inservices in Hendersonville, TN The Cognitive Emporium is proud to provide inservices on a range of topics surrounding how and why children struggle with academic achievement. Educational inservices can be scheduled for your school’s teachers or parent support groups. If you are interested in a presentation for your group on a specific topic, we…

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Resources These fact sheets contain more information about the Cogmed software for adults and children. Cogmed Adult Fact Sheet Cogmed Child Fact Sheet Forms These forms are in PDF format and viewable in most modern internet browsers Teacher Information (TA) Permission to Release Information (TA) Intake Information (TA) If you need more information or would…



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