Education & Training


  •  MS Communication Disorders: Emerson College 2000
  •  BA English Literature: Lewis & Clark College 1993

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Advanced Training


 Motor Speech

  • Enhancing Phonological & Metaphonological Skills with Highly Unintelligible Speech, Barbara Hodson
  • Speech Sound Development & Phonological Milestones, ASHA journal study
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): Differential Diagnosis, Ruth Stoeckel
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): Treatment Techniques, Ruth Stoeckel
  • Differential Diagnosis & Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Edyth Strand
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Assessment & Intervention, ASHA Professional Development Program
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Differential Diagnosis & Treatment, Amy SkinderMeredith
  • PROMPT Technique: Introduction
  • Assessment & Intervention for Children with Cleft Palate & Related Disorders, Janet Brockman & Kameron Beaulieau
  • Oral Motor Assessment & Intervention, Debra Beckman
  • Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Motor Speech Disorders, Allyson GoodwynCraine
  • Diagnosis & Planning for Clients with Oral-Motor based Communication
  • Disorders, Sarah Rosenfeld-Johnson
  • A Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral-Motor Therapy, Sarah Rosenfeld-Johnson
  • Oromyofunctional Intervention, Juli Webster
  • Integrated Approach to Oral Motor Therapy Infancy through Geriatrics, Diane Bahr
  • Practical Therapy Techniques for Apraxia and Dysarthria, Pam Marshalla
  • The Tongue and it’s Movements in Speech, Pam Marshalla
  • Successful R Therapy, Frontal Lisp, Lateral Lisp, Pam Marshalla
  • Updates in Speech Sound Disorders, Lynn Williams



  • How to Make Food Fun When It’s Hard to Eat, Gay Lloyd Pinder
  • Feeding Solutions for the Infant and Young Child, Jami Growney
  • Collaborative Staging of Feeding Treatment, Kim Rathbun


  • Visualizing & Verbalizing, Diane Budden
  • Word Finding Assessment in Children& Adolescents: Beyond Picture Naming, Diane German
  • Integrating Literacy into Intervention for Young Children, Laura Justice
  • Augmentative Communication and Literacy, Jane Murphy
  • Hanen Certification Workshop for SLPs: It Takes Two to Talk



  • Stuttering: Practical Strategies for School Age Children, J. Scott Yaruss


Sensory-Based Treatment

  • MORE: Integrating the Mouth with Sensory & Postural Function, Patricia Oetter & Eileen Richter
  • What is a Sensory Diet – Strategies to Increase Regulation for Success in Daily Activities, Donna Hamilton & Jessie Sharlow
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Mandie Wiebers-Jensen & Mikki Kistler
  • SI Tool Kit Workshop, Diana Henry


Processing/Cognition/Relational Communication

  • Executive Function Skills in Children & Adolescents: Assessment & Treatment, Sarah Ward
  • Explosive, Noncompliant, Disruptive, Agressive Kids, Ross Greene
  • Executive Dysfunction: The Disorganized, Defiant, and Chaotic Child/Adolesent, Laura Ehlert
  • The DIR Approach, Rosemary White
  • Parent Coaching & Promoting Relational Engagement in Play, Charla Cunningham
  • Regulatory Disturbances in Children, David Willis
  • Central Processing Disorders, Andy McMillan
  • Auditory Processing Disorders, ASHA Professional Development Program
  • Executive Function Skills in Children & Adolescents: Assessment & Treatment, Sarah Ward


Professional Associations

  •  Certified Member, Oregon Speech-Language Hearing Association 2001-present
  •  Certified Member, American Speech-Language Hearing Association 2001-present
  •  ACE Award Winner for continued professional study 2003



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