About the Therapists
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 and Illinois. 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 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.
Sanli Woodward, M.S. CCC-SLP
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!