- Improving articulation skills
- Increasing phonological awareness
- Increasing intelligibility of speech
- Improving social skills
- Improving use and understanding of language
- Upgrading play skills
- Improving voice quality
- Increasing fluency of speech for stuttering
Meet our Speech-Language Pathologists
Kari has 27 years’ experience as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of pediatric settings such as hospital inpatient and outpatient, preschool, private practice, and public school. She has worked with children that have a wide range of disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, hearing impairments, cognitive deficits, stuttering, language delays, auditory processing disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. Kari received her Bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and her Master’s degree from Minnesota State University – Moorhead. She enjoys reading, cooking, scuba diving and spending time with her family.
Jaclyn is a speech-language pathologist originally from a small town in central North Dakota. She received her undergraduate and Master’s degree from Minnesota State University-Moorhead along with a graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorder. She also has a minor in special education. Jaclyn has experience working in the public school system at the elementary level and providing early intervention services to children age birth to three years old. She has experience with a wide variety of populations including language and articulation disorders, fluency (stuttering), augmentative and alternative communication, and a special interest in autism spectrum disorder. She is level I certified in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Jaclyn enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cheering on her favorite sports teams!
Amanda obtained her undergraduate degree in Speech Language Hearing Sciences in 2011 and her graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2013, both from MSUM. She has experience working in the medical, private practice, and school settings with all ages. Her specialty is in pre-school and school age children. Amanda has special training in Picture Exchange Communication (PECS) and Visual Phonics. She has experience working in language and articulation disorders, fluency (stuttering), augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), Autism, and more. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the lake, traveling, and doing DIY projects.