How we support speech, language, and literacy skills.

  • Literacy

    Evaluation and treatment of reading skills to increase your child’s oral reading fluency and reading comprehension.

    • Comprehension
    • Decoding
    • Encoding
    • Orthographic Knowledge
    • Phonological Processing
    • Story Elements
    • Sound-Letter Associations
  • Expressive Language

    Evaluation and treatment of expressive language skills to help your child communicate his or her needs, thoughts, or ideas. 

    • Asking Questions
    • Expressing Wants and Needs
    • Grammar (Syntax)
    • Labeling Objects (Vocabulary)
    • Story Retell
  • Receptive Language

    Evaluation and treatment of receptive language skills to improve your child's ability to understand language.

    • Figurative language
    • Following directions
    • Inferences
    • Metacognitive Skills
    • Semantics (Word Relationships)
    • Vocabulary
  • Social Language

    Evaluation and treatment of social language skills to help your child communicate appropriately in his/her daily interactions with others.

    • Body Language
    • Narratives
    • Perspective-Taking
    • Sarcasm
    • Self-Advocacy
    • Topic Maintenance
    • Turn-Taking
  • Written Language

    Evaluation and treatment of written expression to improve your child’s writing skills.

    • Composition
    • Editing
    • Organization
    • Planning
    • Revision
    • Sentence Construction
    • Spelling
  • Speech Sound Disorders

    Evaluation and treatment of speech sound disorders to increase your child’s intelligibility.

    • Articulation (Speech Sound Errors)
    • Phonological Processes


  • EET

  • Social Thinking

  • Spell-Links

  • S-Q Write

  • Story Champs

  • Wilson Reading System

  • The Writing Revolution

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About Amy's Academics

Amy was born and raised in Morris, Illinois. After graduating from Morris Community High School, she attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and earned a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology. In December 2021, she will complete her doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology with her culminating research project entitled, “The Efficacy of Phonological-Orthographic Intervention on Nonsense Word Reading.”

Amy has experience providing SLP services in early intervention, preschools, and elementary schools. While diagnosing and treating literacy, articulation, fluency, expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language disorders, she collaborated with teachers, social workers, school psychologists, occupational therapists, hearing specialists, other SLPs, and parents to develop and implement team-based Individualized Education Plans for students.

Amy resides in Morris with her husband, Pete, and three children, Tyler, Cody, and Tessa.


"I am very passionate about literacy and helping children become better readers."

- Amy Brummel , M.A., CCC-SLP/L, W.D.P.

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  • Phone

    (815) 600-3076

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  • Address

    420 Liberty St.
    Morris, IL 60450

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