Speech-Language Pathologist, CFY Supervisor
Paula has been a speech-language pathologist since 2010, receiving her M.S. in speech-language pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She is a credentialed evaluator and provider for the Illinois Early Intervention system & holds a school service personnel certificate from the Illinois State Board of Education. Paula is certified by The Hanen Centre in “It Takes Two to Talk” and “More Than Words.” She is passionate about empowering parents to help their children by providing relationship-based, play-based, and routines-based strategies to help their children progress. Her areas of interest & expertise include autism spectrum disorder, language delays/disorders, and speech sound disorders. Paula lives in Washington, IL with her husband and children, one with autism and one with both autism and cerebral palsy. Parenting kids with disabilities has given her a perspective that helps her meet families where they are and understand some of the unique challenges of raising kids with extra needs. Paula provides clinic-based services as well as home-based services to maximize the progress of young children by working with their families in their natural environment.