Meghan M.- MA, CCC-SLP

  • AREAS OF SPECIALTYFeeding therapy (no tube feedings)
    Speech and Language Delays & Disorders (receptive & expressive)
    Auditory Processing Disorders
    Articulation/Phonological Disorders
    Selective Mutism
    Oral Motor Disorders
    Social Group/individual Pragmatic (social) Language disorders and Word Retrieval (word finding) Deficits

    Fields of Expertise, Training, Certification include:
    Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding (S.O.S.)
    Beckman Oral Motor Protocol
    Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking Curriculum
    Rush Neurobehavioral System for Executive Functioning
    Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
    Tina Bryson’s The Whole-Brain Child Programming
    DIR Floortime Therapy-Basic Course
    Selective Mutism Assessment & Treatment
  • EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, SPECIAL MENTIONS, MEDIA AND TRAININGUniversity of Illinois (2000), Northwestern University (2002), Illinois Type 10 Certificate. Member: American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Illinois Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA) Owner of a clinical private practice is a training and supervisory site for graduate clinicians at Midwestern University and Rush University. Featured Speaker at Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2013
  • BIOGRAPHYMeghan has been a speech and language therapist for over 17 years and is the owner of a private clinical practice. She graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2000 and then went on to earn her Masters in Arts in Communication Sciences from Northwestern University in 2002. Since then, her work experiences include: Northwestern’s Hospital Early Identification as well as Voice clinic, small private practices and consultation with elementary schools within the Chicago Public School system. During this time Meghan developed experience diagnosing and treating speech and language delays and disorders, as well as language and auditory processing challenges. Meghan continued her education with extensive training in the SOS feeding protocol, various oral motor programs including PROMPT and the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol. Meghan has pursued training in all levels of NeuroNet, including assessments. She also has training in PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems), Therapeutic Listening beginner and advanced courses, as well as training in auditory processing disorders. Meghan has enjoyed completing several levels of the ICDL certificate program for DIR certification. Her recent education includes several of Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social thinking curriculum, Tina Bryson's The Whole-Brain Child programming, selective mutism assessment and treatment, as well as the Rush Neurobehavioral system for Executive Functioning Disorders. Her latest training was through SPELL-Links (Spelling Performance Evaluation for Language and Literacy) with a concentration in multi-linguistic knowledge and skills. In 2013, she was honored to serve as a Featured Speaker at the Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association conference. In 2007 Meghan opened her own practice full-time, offering services in homes, schools as well as clinic-based therapy. She has slowly built a team of hand picked therapists who value not only continuing education, but providing personal and individualized treatment for children in a variety of settings. Her practice also acts as a training clinic for graduate level students at Rush and Midwestern University's. Meghan and her team are certified members of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the Illinois Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA) and is licensed within the State of Illinois.