It is largely recognized that the holiday season is a lovely, yet chaotic time of year. During this busy time, being with family often takes precedent over the speech and language homework sent home by your child’s speech-language therapist. Why not combine a holiday tradition with speech-language homework? Use this recipe for extra language and […]
About Katie Devore, MA, CCC-SLP
Katie Devore, MA, CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with experience providing clinical services to children and young adults in an outpatient clinical setting. Katie earned her Masters of Arts in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Iowa. Previously, Katie attended Augustana College receiving an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. While completing her graduate program, Katie’s education and clinical work had an emphasis on child language and speech disorders, specifically autism spectrum disorder. Contributing to her education was her experience working in Dr. Karla McGregor’s Word Learning Lab. Her clinical externships involved providing speech-language therapy to both adults and children in an outpatient setting. Katie feels passionate about working with children and watching them succeed.
The first word milestone is a landmark that all parents anxiously wait for. A baby’s first word not only typically occurs at the ever momentous first birthday, but also opens a whole new avenue of interaction between a parent and their child. Although the first word milestone is significant in an infant’s development, there are […]