speech language pathologist
Esther Donaldson received her Bachelor of Science from Calvin College and her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2011.
Esther has extensive experience working in both center-based and elementary schools. Within this time, she has worked with students with articulation/phonology disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, stuttering, autism spectrum disorders, severe multiple impairments, severe cognitive impairments and students utilizing a variety of AAC devices. Esther is passionate about collaborating with parents, school-based speech therapists and any others involved in supporting a child's speech and language development. Esther plans to continue her education in the areas of early intervention/play-based therapy, AAC and receptive/expressive language disorders.
Esther is certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association and licensed by the state of Michigan.
Esther resides in Grand Rapids with her husband and their three pets. In her free time, she enjoys singing both at her church and in a band, reading and spending time with family and friends.