Sara is a Certified Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist who has experience working with children from birth through age 16 on developing their communication skills. She attended Washington University in St. Louis and obtained a bachelor’s degree in both psychology and linguistics. Sara then went on to earn a master’s degree in speech pathology from The Ohio State University. While attending graduate school, Sara had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings: a private clinic, three different schools, a rehabilitation hospital, an adult developmental disabilities center and a voice clinic. In 2010, Sara returned to school to obtain a certificate in sign-language interpretation. She is currently fluent in American Sign Language and is excited to combine this skill with her knowledge of language development to increase communication skills of young children. Sara has experience working in the school setting with children in preschool through 8th grade, Early Intervention and working in the private clinical setting. Sara works with children with a variety of delays and disorders including: specific learning disabilities, articulation and phonological delays, receptive and expressive language delays, autism spectrum disorder, and hearing impairment. Sara has received the basic level certification in PECS and basic training in a variety of reading programs. She also has experience working with Augmentative Communication Systems in order to promote functional communication for kids with limited verbal means. She is excited to work closely with families and their children to help all children reach their fullest potential.