About the Therapists

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Jennifer Metaxas, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist and Owner

Jennifer Metaxas (Less) is the owner and founder of Speech and Language for Kids LLC. She is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist licensed in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. She is an approved telehealth provider for the state of Florida http://www.flhealthsource.gov/telehealth/. A Chicago native, she received her Master's degree from Northwestern University and Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She moved to Delaware in the summer of 2018.

 

Jennifer has worked as a speech-language pathologist in both the private practice and school setting. Through education and experience, Jennifer has had the opportunity to work with a variety of populations, ages, and disorders. She is listed on www.apraxia-kids.org as an apraxia specialist. She is formally trained in PROMPT and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Jennifer has experience using a variety of high tech communication devices, including Proloquo2Go, ChatFusion, and Tobii Dynavox. 

 

Jennifer has a passion for working with children and their families. She is highly collaborative and compassionate, and truly cares about the progress of her clients and the treatment they receive.​

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Genevieve Connors, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Genevieve is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist who has been a practicing pediatric therapist for over ten years. Genevieve has worked as an outpatient and inpatient therapist at children’s hospitals in Virginia and Miami and in a private practice in San Diego. Genevieve and her family moved to Delaware in the summer of 2019.   

 

Genevieve is incredibly passionate about helping children and their families find functional and fun ways to address communication and feeding challenges. She believes great therapy is functional, well researched, easy to carry over at home and fun! Genevieve has specialized training in PROMPT, routine based intervention and floortime therapy. Her pediatric experience is diverse, and Genevieve has worked with children from birth through early adulthood who present with a broad spectrum of communication and feeding disorders. She is passionate about bringing her experiences to Delaware!

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Sarah Richards, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Sarah is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist who has practiced for over 5 years.  She is licensed in Illinois. She received her Master’s degree from Northwestern University and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. Sarah currently resides in Chicago.  She has worked in an outpatient pediatric hospital and in the school district, and has a wide variety of experience working with children from birth to 21 with articulation, receptive language, expressive language, pragmatic language and feeding disorders/difficulties. Sarah was recently awarded the Distinguished Early Career Professional Certificate from ASHA.  She also has participated in research studying reading difficulties and children with articulation disorders. 

Sarah strongly believes in treating the whole child, and is passionate about working with children to help them best communicate their wants and needs.  She believes that therapy should be a fun, warm and engaging environment to help the child reach their full potential! 

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Sanli Woodward, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Sanli Woodward is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist in Illinois and Delaware.  She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).   She graduated from the University of Missouri in 2013 and completed her Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2015. Her experience includes working in private practice, elementary schools, early childhood, specialized academic classrooms, and teletherapy. She has focused her skills on diagnosis and treatment of younger clients in the areas of receptive/expressive and pragmatic language, early language, articulation, phonology, fluency, feeding, augmentative and alternative communication (PECS, Touch Chat, and LAMP for Words for Life), cognitive disorders, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders. She attends continuing education classes to stay abreast of current approaches and therapy techniques.  

 

Whether in person or online therapy, Sanli is passionate about connecting with clients and creating a positive environment filled with fun learning and continuous growth. She believes that every little step is a move towards a milestone!