Desmond Terri

Terri Desmond, MS, CCC-SLP/L

Speech-Language Pathologist
Early Intervention Provider
Early Intervention Evaluator


Master of Science, Bradley University
Speech Language Pathology, 1971

Bachelor of Science, Bradley University
Speech Language Pathology, 1969


ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
Early Intervention Credential


Terri joined the Easter Seals team in 1982, providing evaluations and therapy services for children with speech and language disorders.  She is a mentor and supervises graduate students from a variety of programs throughout the state, and is provides supervision to new therapy staff during their clinical fellowship year.

Terri's clinical training includes sequential oral sensory feeding.  She is a member of Autism Spectrum Disorders Diagnostic team.  Terri is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist through the state of Illinois and holds memberships in the American Speech & Hearing Association and the Peoria Speech & Hearing Association.  She was a consultant for the Orofacial Anomalies Team and is certified for involving parents as language facilitators through Hanen.


Terri provides pediatric training 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, and specific language impairment.

Pediatric Therapy for Receptive/Expressive Language Delays
Phonological/Articulation Therapy
Therapy for Apraxia of Speech
Therapy for Fluency Disorders
PROMPT Therapy
Picture Exchange Communication Systems
Hearing Impairment/Cochlear Implants
Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding
Links to Language
Autism Diagnostic Team Member
ADOS-2 Administration
Sign Language/Total Communication
Cleft Lip and Palate 

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