Speech-language Pathologist

Brief info

Bachelor of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1983

Early Childhood Education Diploma, Seneca College, Canada, 1986

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Xavier University, 2013

Certifications & Acknowledgements:

  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, Illinois
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Illinois Early Intervention Credential - Speech Language Pathology
  • Illinois Early Intervention Credential - Evaluation/Assessment Speech Language Pathology
  • Hanen Program Certification


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Illinois Speech Language Association

Paula enjoys working with families of young children in the Early Intervention program. She brings her experience as a preschool teacher and her knowledge of speech and language development into each session.  She provides family-based, evidence-based practice speech therapy strategies for children with developmental delays, Down’s Syndrome, autism, sensory processing deficits, and intelligibility.

Paula has been an initial evaluator for four years.  She joined professional teams to determine a child’s eligibility to begin or to continue EI services.

Paula provides homebased therapy services in Pilsen, Little Village, North Lawndale, Cicero, and Berwyn areas.