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Who We Are

Shelly M

I am a co-owner of Associated Speech and Language Specialists. I received my B.S. and M.S. in Communication Disorders from University of Wisconsin-River Falls and Mankato State University. Before starting ASLS I worked with patients of all ages in every setting. I love to travel and have visited hospitals and special needs centers in the Philippines on numerous occasions to provide workshops and in-services. shelly@associatedspeech.com

Pam HPam H

I am a co-owner of ASLS and have been here from the beginning (June 1994!). I received both my B.A. and M.A. degrees from Mankato State University. My previous experience has included hospital, home health and school settings. I have had the opportunity to speak about speech and language development to a number of groups including preschool directors and teachers, childcare workers and parents. I feel fortunate to have a family and a career I love!                                                  pamh@associatedspeech.com

Jodi DJodi D

I received my BA in Communication Disorders from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and my MA from Wichita State University. I have a particular interest in working with children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. In my free time I enjoy reading mysteries, watching movies and finding plants that will survive in my shady yard. jodid@associatedspeech.com

Jeanne GJeanne G

I received my B.A.S in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and my M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from St. Cloud State University. I joined ASLS in 2004 and feel fortunate to work for a great company and to meet and work with so many wonderful families. I have a particular interest in working with children with apraxia, expressive language delays, and phonological disorders. When not at work I enjoy cooking, being outdoors, and I love spending time with my three kids and husband.    jeanneg@associatedspeech.com

Sarah HSarah H

I received both my B.A. in Communication Disorders and Spanish, and my M.A. in Communication Disorders, from the University of Minnesota. Before joining ASLS in 1998, I worked in a bakery and as a Nanny. I have presented at the MSHA Spring Convention poster session about the computer program Fast ForWord. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and kids.  sarahh@associatedspeech.com

Sarah BSarah B

I received my B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing-Sciences and my M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. I joined ASLS in 2007 and work in the St. Paul office. I enjoy spending time with my husband and son, cooking, running, and visiting our families in northern Wisconsin.  sarahb@associatedspeech.com

Sarah MSarah M

My first experience at ASLS was as a graduate student in the St. Paul office a number of summers ago. Now I work full-time at the Maplewood office. I received my B.S. in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and my M.A. from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.  In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and exploring the Twin Cities. sarahm@associatedspeech.com

Jenny LJenny L

I work at the Shoreview office. I received my B.A. in Speech Communication from the University of Minnesota-Morris, and my M.A. in Communication Disorders from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Before joining ASLS in 2005, I worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Westwood Middle School in Spring Lake Park for five years. I also teach sign language workshops for parents with preverbal hearing babies.  liefslp@gmail.com

Stacie RStacie R

I am the site manager for the Maplewood office. I received my B.S. in Education-Communication Disorders from University of Wisconsin-Madison and my M.S. in Communicative Disorders from St. Cloud State University. Before joining ASLS in 1997, I worked at United Hospital with adults in acute care and rehabilitation. Being from Wisconsin, I’m a big Badger and Packer fan.  stacier@associatedspeech.com

Stephanie FStephanie B

I am working at the Shoreview location. I received both my B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and my M.A in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. My areas of interest in the field include autism spectrum disorders, hearing loss, and fluency disorders. In my free time I enjoy reading, traveling, playing card games, and spending time with my friends and family.  stephanie@associatedspeech.com

Alysse TAlysse T

I received my B.A. in Spanish Studies and Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. I joined the ASLS team in 2014 at the Plymouth office. I have particular interest in working with children with expressive language delays, articulation disorders, and bilingual families. When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, baking, watching football, and spending time with my husband and dog. Go Packers and Gophers!   alysset@associatedspeech.com

Angie M

Angie M

I received my BS in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-River falls and received my MA from Southeast Missouri State University. I work full-time in the Spring Lake Park School district with fourth and fifth graders primarily with social skills, articulation, language, and literacy needs. In my spare time, I enjoy doing anything and everything with my family, trying new coffee shops, knitting, drawing, and whatever else keeps me busy!   angiem@associatedspeech.com

Annie TAnnie T

Currently I work at the Shoreview location. I received my B.A. in Communication Disorders from the University of Northern Iowa and earned my M.A. in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Dakota. I have worked with clients ranging from under 2 years old to over 90 in both academic and healthcare settings. In my spare time I enjoy volunteering, walking, running and spending time with my husband Dan.   anniet@associatedspeech.com

McKenzie MMcKenzie M

I currently work at the Shoreview office. I received my B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Iowa where I also ran track and cross country for the Hawkeyes. I completed my M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, reading and spending time at my family’s cabin.   mckenziem@associatedspeech.com

shadac-llShada C

I started my Journey in the field of Speech Pathology as a paraprofessional in a private clinic. This experience allowed me to fall in love with helping others learn to communicate. During my undergraduate education at California State University Long Beach, I received my license as a Speech Pathology Assistant, followed by my masters in Speech Pathology at the University of Redlands in California. I have worked in early intervention clinics, private practices and school settings throughout my career. My husband and I moved back to his home state of Minnesota after the birth of our son three years ago. We now also have a little girl that we just adore. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and being a mom to my son and daughter. I also enjoy running, spinning and dancing. I look forward to every second I am given to help others reach their full potential to communicate with the world around them!  shadac@associatedspeech.com

Laura G

I received my Master of Science degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls. I currently work full time in the Roseville School District in both elementary and middle school settings. When I have free time I enjoy going out to see live music and spending time with friends and family. laurag@associatedspeech.com

 

Support Staff

Lynn HLynn H

I joined ASLS in September of 2000 after both of my children were in school full-time. I have a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance. I am currently the Business Manager for ASLS and I feel this is a wonderful company to work for. Not only is my work rewarding, but it has been great developing the relationships we have with so many of our families. When I’m not in the office, I enjoy gardening, walking, getting together with friends, and trying to keep up with my children’s very busy schedule. lynnh@associatedspeech.com

 

Cindy MCindy M

I joined ASLS in the St.Paul office in October 2011. I have been very blessed with the opportunity to work with such a great staff! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know and build relationships with wonderful families and their children. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my three teenage kids, family and friends, fine dining and long walks with our dog. stpaul@associatedspeech.com

Andrea H

Andrea H

I joined ASLS Shoreview location in April 2014 and have had a great time getting to know all the families. I feel that this is a wonderful company to work for and everyone has been very welcoming. I grew up in northern Wisconsin and have been living in the Twin Cities since 2004. In my free time I enjoy traveling, fishing, photography and spending time with my family. shoreview@associatedspeech.com

Melissa NMelissa N

I joined ASLS in the Maplewood office in September 2008. I really enjoy the time I get to spend with the kids and their families. The therapists here are wonderful, and I get excited to come to work everyday! In my free time I enjoy cooking and spending time with all of my kids.

maplewood@associatedspeech.com

Marisa MMarisa M

I’ve grown up working in the St. Paul location where I work part-time as an office assistant. I’m currently working towards my masters in Teaching English as a Second Language at Hamline University. In my free time, I love traveling, crafting, and spending time with my family and friends.

stpaul@assocatedspeech.com

Suzanna L Suzanna L

I provide support at the Plymouth office and joined ASLS in April of 2016. Being a part of this team has been such a great experience because of the staff’s      devotion to helping others. I have enjoyed seeing the kids and families here grow and learn. In my spare time, I like to scrapbook, spend time with families  and make lots of memories with my husband and two kids.     plymouth@associatedspeech.com

annamAnna M

I joined ASLS at the Shoreview location in October 2016. I’m originally from North Dakota, and I’m currently working toward receiving my Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. In my free time, I enjoy reading, jogging, watching hockey games, and spending time with my friends and family!  shoreview@associatedspeech.com

Ava M BWAva M.

I  joined ASLS at the St. Paul location in May 2017. I am working towards getting my B.A. in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Minnesota Twin-Cities with future hopes of receiving an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology. In my free time, I enjoy camping, snowboarding, swimming, spending time with family &  friends.                 stpaul@associatedspeech.com

 

Emeritas

Janet JJanet J

Janet acted as co-founder and co-owner of Associated Speech and Language Specialists from May of 1994 through April of 2012. The vast knowledge and experience she shared helped to shape the success of colleagues’ careers and positively impact those families she worked with. Janet is now thoroughly enjoying retirement as she travels and spends time with her adorable brood of grandchildren.