Speech Language Pathology (SLP) emphasizes facilitation of communication, including augmentative communication, and oral motor skills that support swallowing and feeding. SLPs evaluate and provide treatment strategies.
Christa Drab, MS, CCC/SLP
Christa graduated with a Masters in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University. She has over 16 years of experience in working with children with multiple disabilities as well as premature infants. She participates in the Eagle Mount Hippotherapy Program and integrates co-treatment with physical and occupational therapists when appropriate. Christa focuses on the development of communication language skills necessary for social and functional communication. She also focuses on the development of oral motor skills, as well as those functions that support speech, including respiration and sensory integration.
M. Katheryn Bark, MS, CF-SLP
Katheryn "Kat" Bark graduated with a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University. Kat's professional interests include: autism spectrum disorders, expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, pragmatics/social language delays, reading disorders, and apraxia of speech. She works with children and their families with a wide variety of diagnoses such as autism spectrum disorders, neurological disorders, and developemental delays. Kat focuses on improving an individuals overall communication and language skills by providing functional therapy to individuals and their families.
Jill Imsand Chumbley, MS, CF-SLP
Jill Imsland Chumbley graduated with her Masters in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Montana. Her specific professional interests include: phonological processing disorders, apraxia of speech, language disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Jill approaches therapy from a functional standpoint, making it relevant to the everyday lives of the children and families she works with.