Katie D. – MA, CCC-SLP

  • DISCIPLINES AND CREDENTIALSLicensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • AREAS OF SPECIALTYExpressive and Receptive Language Development
    Oral Motor Development
    Articulation/Phonology (speech sound production)
    Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
    Feeding Therapy
    Early Intervention aged children (birth to 3 years old)
    Preschool aged children (3-5 years old)
    Primary School aged children (5-10 years old)
  • EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, SPECIAL MENTIONS, MEDIA AND TRAININGNorthwestern University: Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders PROMPT Oral Motor Program Trained Talk Tools Oral Motor Program Trained
  • BIOGRAPHYKatie is a licensed speech language pathologist and founder of Level Up Pediatric Speech Therapy, LLC. She has a special interest working with children from birth to 10 years old with a focus on Early Intervention for children ages birth to 3 years old. Katie’s passion lies in the area of oral-motor development in relation to speech production, articulation/phonological skills, and feeding skills. She is trained in several oral-motor evaluation/treatment methods, including PROMPT and Talk Tools. Katie strongly believes in a team approach to speech language therapy collaboration with the child’s family to achieve optimal outcomes and generalization of skills across different environments.