Speech Language Pathologist
Nicole is a speech and language pathologist. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Central Michigan University and Masters of Speech Language Pathology from Abilene Christian University.
Nicole has been trained in or studied, PROMPT, Social Thinking, DIR Floortime, SOS feeding protocol, and LAMP for assistive technology/AAC. She has experience working in pediatric and adult outpatient settings, early intervention, neurodegenerative voice clinics, sub-acute rehabilitation, and the public schools. She also has experience working with a range of pediatric diagnoses including articulation/phonological and language disorders, Down syndrome, childhood apraxia, feeding and swallowing disorders, traumatic brain injury, voice disorders and autism spectrum disorder. She also continues to work and gain experience in the medical setting with both adults and pediatrics.
Nicole has a passion for both working with and pursuing further studies in the pediatric swallowing and feeding populations. She also plans to continue her studies with AAC and autism intervention in the adolescent population. She is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association and licensed by the state of Michigan.
Nicole currently resides in Grand Rapids. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, running with her dog Nala, and finding out who has the best doughnut in Grand Rapids.