Amanda W, M.S., CCC-SLP/L

Speech-Language Pathologist

Eyas Landing Employee Since 2018

Education

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
St. Ambrose University

Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Services
University of Colorado – Boulder

Credentials and Certifications

  • Licensed and Registered Speech-Language Pathologist  
  • Credentialed Early Intervention Specialist  
  • Hanen Certified in It Takes Two to Talk 
  • Certified in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) 
  • Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Intervention Certified 
  • CPR/First Aid Certified 

Clinical Expertise

  • Early Childhood Development and Parent Education 
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder  
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders 
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) 

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My Story

I was introduced to the field of speech-language pathology by a good family friend when I was in high school. After I completed my undergraduate degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences I witnessed a close family member experience a severe stroke that significantly impacted her speech and language. I watched her find her voice again through rigorous therapy and family support 

She continues to inspire me every day and is a great reminder of why I chose this field. There is no better feeling than helping someone find their voice.   

My Eyas Landing

What I enjoy most about working at Eyas Landing is getting to work with the most remarkable children, families, and co-workers. Working in a multidisciplinary clinic has provided me the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other disciplines. 

My Professional Goals

  1. I would like to start the It Takes Two to Talk– Hanen Program for Parents of children with language delays.  

Eyas Landing is a therapy clinic with a mission to provide evidence-based and family-centered therapy services for children, adolescents, and their families. The primary goal is to deliver relationship-based interventions within the most natural environments and to empower families to reach their full potential. To achieve this goal, our highly educated, compassionate staff dedicates time and expertise to create experiences that maximize therapeutic outcomes. The strength, determination, and perseverance of our clients are evident as they succeed in therapy, and ultimately in their daily lives.

Eyas Landing offers a wide range of comprehensive services including Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, ABA Therapy, Social Work, Family Therapy, and Neuropsych testing. Services are provided throughout the Chicagoland area via Telehealth, In-Home, and in our state of the art clinic.