About the Illinois 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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Sarah Muer (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!