Educational Background: Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Post-Baccalaureate credits in Speech-Language Pathology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Science in Ecology from Juniata College; Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; Pennsylvania license to practice.
Years in this profession: Worked in Early Intervention since 2013
Family Life: My daughter is now a young adult, with whom I love spending time and sharing experiences. Whenever possible, we enjoy time with our extended family, exploring nature, and going to crafts, arts, or pop culture related events.
What do you like best about the work you do: I feel so privileged when a family invites me into their home. I truly enjoy sharing techniques and ideas with the family, so they can support their child’s development. Then, to witness a break through moment between the child and their family, whether it’s a first word or a new understanding between them, is such a joy! Also, there is nothing better than the unfettered belly laugh of a toddler. You can’t resist the happiness it spreads.