About the Therapist
Kaitlyn, B.S., SLP-A
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist
Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (pending)
Kaitlyn is a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant at More Than Speech. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology by holding a state license in Florida. She is currently enrolled as a graduate student at Nova Southeastern University, where she is working towards her Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology. Kaitlyn additionally has completed specialty training courses to become a certified Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) with a specialization in early intervention treatment in the birth-3 years population.
Kaitlyn has worked as a SLP-A in a variety of settings including private practice, private/public school systems, as well as in the home environment. She has experience working with and providing interventions to a variety of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Apraxia of Speech, developmental delays, language delays/disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, and more. She is experienced with the foundation of PROMPT© techniques, which is a multidimensional tactile-kinesthetic treatment approach to speech production disorders. She has also received training in Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy, which focuses on auditory stimulation, visual stimulation and tactile stimulation to the mouth to improve speech clarity. Additionally, she has experience working with school aged children, providing strategies and techniques to help with language disorders and promoting executive functioning skills to help with academic and social performance.
Throughout her undergraduate experience, she participated in volunteer opportunities at United Cerebral Palsy Charter School (UCP), where she engaged in speech therapy sessions, classroom activities, and facilitated educational tasks. Kaitlyn is passionate about helping children reach their fullest potential and succeed through all environments, while still maintaining a fun and engaging play-based treatment approach.