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Aspen graduated in 2016 with a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Minnesota.
Aspen's passion is working to effectively meet the individual needs of each kiddo she see as well as the needs of the family.
Aspen always felt an affinity for working with children - especially children with disabilities.
Throughout graduate school Aspen enjoyed a variety of internships: in a public school, an inpatient pediatric hospital and outpatient pediatric clinic,
a mental health day program,
a hand rehab facility and
a nursing home.
Her professional background includes working as an occupational therapist with autistic children in ABA clinic and in a transitional care unit with the geriatric population.
In her spare time, Aspen enjoys going up North to the cabin, spending time with her husband, and their families and coaching an adaptive cheerleading team!
Katy received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Occupational therapy Assistant at Anoka Technical college in 2019 and her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science from Concordia University in 2015.
Katy has clinical experience working in a variety of pediatric and geriatric settings, but truly enjoys connecting with children to help them reach their full potential. Some of Katy’s favorite areas to focus on are gross motor skills, sensory processing, and self-care routines.
Katy recently got married in September of 2019 and enjoys spending time with her husband Nathan and their golden retriever Nova. In her spare time, you can find her backpacking the North Shore, exercising, or snuggling up with a hot cup of coffee.
Andrea has been with Center for Speech, Language and Learning
11 years as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Andrea has an Associate Degree from Anoka Technical College and has worked with children and young adults with disabilities for 15+ years. She's highly experienced working with diagnoses of Down Syndrome, Autism and developmental delays. Andrea's been trained in the SCERTS Model, ILS and Handwriting Without Tears.
She has a strong focus working on handwriting skills, gross motor coordination and strength and activities of daily living and executive functioning. Andrea strives to develop a relationship with each child that helps build independence, confidence and success.
Andrea lives in Inver Grove Heights with her husband, Brian, and their son. She enjoys baking, crafting, and spending time with family and friends. Andrea can usually be found with a good cup of coffee nearby.
Occupational Therapy Assistant, Rachael graduated from Anoka Technical College in May of 2013 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
From her early years, Rachael's enjoyed interacting with children. She previously collaborated with families working as a personal care attendant providing services to a variety of children with special needs.
As a student, Rachael gained experience in both pediatric and adult outpatient settings. Working in the pediatric occupational therapy field fulfills her passion of utilizing playful engagement to help children meet the demands of their daily life with success.
In her free time, Rachael enjoys spending time with friends and family, time outdoors, photography, games, and engulfing herself in a good book along with a cup of coffee.
Our Speech Therapist Supervisor, Brenna attended Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD for her undergraduate degree and graduated with a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of South Dakota.
I've worked for private Applied Behavior Analysis clinics and outpatient clinics with clients of all ages, but developed a special interest in pediatrics.
I have a passion for augmentative and alternative
communication devices and early intervention/late talkers.
When not at work, my husband and I love board games, hiking, and relaxing with our dog, Coal!
Hannah graduated from UMD with a master’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders. She earned her bachelor’s degree in CSD with a minor in Psychology.
Prior to entering graduate school, Hannah interned at a Summer Treatment Program for children with ADHD through Florida International University and worked as a Behavioral Therapist at an autism therapy center. Throughout graduate school, Hannah had exposure interning with speech-language pathologists in a public school, inpatient / outpatient rehabilitation, and a skilled nursing facility. Some of Hannah’s areas of interest include augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and articulation/phonological disorders. In her free time, Hannah enjoys spending time with her friends and family, exploring the outdoors with her dog, and reading.
Eva graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Eva's always had a passion for working with children whether it was volunteering at her former elementary school or working at a neighborhood daycare.
Eva loves to watch little minds and personalities grow to learn how to confidently interact in the big world around them.
Eva's experienced working with children with a variety of speech and language disorders but has a special interest in childhood apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorders, feeding, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Eva’s practicum experiences in graduate school included early intervention, school districts, private practices, and skilled nursing facilities.
When not working, Eva enjoys traveling, cooking/baking, photography, playing piano, and petting dogs.
Marcy's schooling and background is education and business: teaching, directing and managing education, early ed and special needs programs for 20+ years.
Most recently she led the design & development of an educational software system.
Marcy joined CSLL in June 2019 and "loves the clients, staff and mission of CSLL! I see the growth and development of clients 1st hand as each visit brings insight, learning and fun."
My CSLL goals:
facilitate and support the optimal function of the business, the therapists and the daily schedule. And, for each client and family member to feel valued and welcome!
In her free time Marcy enjoys time with family and friends, good music, time outdoors walking Aaron and Teagan her
2 scottish terriers, travel and staying current with news and events.
Please let me know if there is something we can do to help your family!
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