I have been the recipient of the ACE award through ASHA 3x. Certifications mentioned above: FEES, MBSImP, LSVT LOUD, McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program and Myofascial release in November. I presented at ADPA re: LSVT LOUD. I enjoy snowboarding, climbing, traveling, going to concerts, spending time with my two dogs, one of which is in therapy dog training, and enjoy a good slice of pizza!
University of Northern Iowa; Undergraduate Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Northern Iowa; Master’s Degree of Speech Language pathology with summa cum laude
LSVT LOUD – help individuals with PD improve volume, intelligibility, facial expressions and sometimes swallowing. MBSImP – standardized protocol for video swallow studies to reduce radiation exposure and improve consistency of patient care. McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program – intensive 4 week swallowing program. FEES – endoscopy swallowing assessment. In November will be certified in Myofascial release to help people with head and neck cancer and voice difficulties and some TMJ.