Master of Science, Central Missouri State University
Speech Language Pathology, 2000
Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State University
Speech Language Pathology, 1998
Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding Therapy
Early Intervention Credential
Dawn has specialized in pediatric therapy services since joining Easter Seals in 2003. Her prior experience includes provding speech-language and feeding/dysphagia therapy for children and adults in Pontiac, Illinois. She currently provides feeding therapy services for infants and children, including those with swallowing difficulties, and behavior and sensory-based feeding disorders. Dawn has completed the Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding Approach training.
She is a member of the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association and Central Illinois Speech Language and Hearing Association.
Dawn provides pediatric therapy and rehabilitation services for children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities including, but not limited to: intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, Cerebral palsy, language impairment, apraxia of speech, and feeding and swallowing disorders. She has personal and professional experience working with children with food allergies.
Oral-Motor, Sensory, and Behavioral Feeding Therapy
Pediatric Therapy for Receptive/Expressive Language Delays
Therapy for Apraxia of Speech
Feeding and Swallowing Disorders