Emily Precht, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Credentials

Master of Science with an emphasis in Communication Disorders and Sciences
Southern Illinois University

Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Communication Disorders and Sciences
Southern Illinois University

Specializations/Interests

  • Early Language Development
  • Family Coaching
  • Phonological/Articulation Disorders
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders/Delays
  • Pragmatic/Social Language
  • Autism

Where are you from?Antioch, IL.
What did you study?Communication Disorders and Sciences.
Professional Bio?It was early on I knew I wanted to become a Speech-Language Pathologist, as I enjoyed working with little ones during classes and observing an SLP in high school. From there, I went to college and graduated from Southern Illinois University, earning both a Bachelor and Master of Science with an emphasis in Communication Disorders and Sciences. I have worked at a multidisciplinary, where not only did I receive the opportunity to provide speech and language services but was able to work closely with other professions in order to collaborate and create plans to meet the needs of children throughout their every day routine.
What do you specialize in?I specialize in Early Language Development, Family Coaching, Phonological/Articulation Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Receptive and, Expressive Language Disorders/Delays, Pragmatic/Social Language, and Autism.
Coffee or tea? Coffee, all day.
Favorite therapeutic swing?Taco Swing.
What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment? Not only being the first in my family to graduate with a college degree but exceeding my expectations and obtaining a Master’s degree as well. I’m also excited to reach my newest accomplishment of moving to Chicago!
Books or movies?Movies.
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Fiji.
Favorite children’s song or book? Brown Bear or All Better!
What skill are you most proud of? Connecting with families and children and creating friendships that go beyond the therapy sessions.
Being able to adapt in a variety of situations.
Winter or summer? Summer; who doesn’t love the sunshine?