I am currently working at a 6-8 middle school in suburban Chicago.
I believe that most breakdowns in communication occur because of a lack of explicit learning. Most people can learn good communication strategies by observation or indirect learning, but many need to be taught. It is my job to teach these skills.
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Undergrad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2010 Grad School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2012
In addition to loving my job as a speech-language pathologist, I also enjoy playing with my dog and cat, experimenting in the kitchen, making my own therapy materials, and napping :)
English Language Arts, Specialty, Special Education, Communication Disorders, School Counseling, Problem Solving, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, For Administrators, School Psychology, Phonics