After receiving a Bachelor of Art in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Amy went on to complete Post-Bachelor studies in Communication Disorders at Wayne State University. Over the next 4 years, Amy worked in a skilled nursing facility, high school autism program and an adult autism program. She went on to Central Michigan University where she completed her Master of Art degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Amy has worked in hospital based settings, a school system, Head Start, daycare centers and private practice with children 18 months to 18 years of age. She has experience working with children with receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, developmental apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders and a variety of other speech and language disorders. Amy’s particular areas of interest include early speech and language development in toddlers and preschoolers.
Amy is licensed by the board of North Carolina and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Courses she has participated in include Sarah Rosenfeld-Johnson’s Oral Placement Therapy, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Function, Diane Bahr’s Integrated Treatment of Feeding, Speech and Mouth Function and DIR Floortime. When not working, Amy enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband, serving at church, reading and participating in Holy Yoga. Amy is currently a student at Duke Divinity School.