Give your child the tools to succeed.
How we support speech, language, and literacy skills.
Evaluation and treatment of reading skills to increase your child’s oral reading fluency and reading comprehension.
- Orthographic Knowledge
- Phonological Processing
- Story Elements
- Sound-Letter Associations
Evaluation and treatment of social language skills to help your child communicate appropriately in his/her daily interactions with others.
- Body Language
- Topic Maintenance
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
Evaluation and treatment of written expression to improve your child’s writing skills.
- Sentence Construction
Evaluation and treatment of receptive language skills to improve your child's ability to understand language.
- Figurative language
- Following directions
- Metacognitive Skills
- Semantics (Word Relationships)
Speech Sound Disorders
Evaluation and treatment of speech sound disorders to increase your child’s intelligibility.
- Articulation (Speech Sound Errors)
- Phonological Processes
Wilson Reading System
The Writing Revolution
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 earned her clinical doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology. Amy is a certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner, and she is on track to complete her Spell-Links Practitioner certification in the summer of 2022.
Before starting her private practice, Amy gained experience in early intervention settings, preschools, and elementary schools. At Amy's Academics, she diagnoses and treats articulation/phonology, expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language disorders with a specialization in literacy. She also collaborates with neuropsychologists, teachers, social workers, school psychologists, occupational therapists, hearing specialists, speech-language pathologists, and parents to develop a successful therapy plan for her clients.