Speech Language Pathologist
Michelle has a Master’s of Arts degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Michelle worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the school setting for 18 years working with children ages birth through 21. It was through this work Michelle developed an interest in feeding and Orofacial Myology. She is International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) trained in understanding the Orofacial Complex and is currently an Orofacial Myology certification track candidate. Michelle enjoys helping others and watching their communication skills grow and blossom.
Michelle has worked with children who have presented with a large variety of communication disorders including: expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, language disorders associated with Autism, articulation and phonological disorders, fluency disorders, motor speech disorders, learning disabilities, executive function disorders, language disorders associated with hearing loss, and language disorders associated with various syndromes and/or global developmental delay. Her special interests are early speech and language development, apraxia of speech, social skills, and feeding skills.
In her free time Michelle loves spending time with family and friends, visiting state and national parks, hiking, camping, drawing, reading, and working on puzzles.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
- Minnesota Department of Health Speech-Language Pathologist License
- Member of American Speech Language Hearing Association