Jill is the owner and SLP of Speech & Smile LLC. She is a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington with 20 years of pediatric speech and language experience. Jill specializes in the treatment of speech sound disorders and expressive language delays in children. Her SLP expertise, passion to help kids communicate and creativity go into every therapy session and product designed in the Speech & Smile Shop. When she does not have her SLP hat on she is a busy mom, wife and author of her first children's book.
Alyssa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University. She attended graduate school at Western Michigan University where she received a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology. She has worked with children in a variety of settings including birth-3 programs, public schools, and private clinics. She has also worked with adults in skilled nursing facilities and home health care environments. Alyssa has attended many conferences and workshops on early intervention, communication delays, autism, and hearing loss She enjoys working with families to help them learn to facilitate their child's communication development. Alyssa is certified in Hanen's It Takes Two to Talk and More Than Words programs. She also completed a year-long professional development through University of Michigan's Sound Support program, where she enhanced her understanding of hearing loss and treatment options for children with hearing loss.