Anamae received her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology at Rush University in Chicago, IL. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and maintains her Speech-Language Pathologist California license. She completed her Clinical Fellowship Year at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital near Chicago, IL where she focused on providing intervention and collaborative team management for veterans who had sustained polytraumatic and traumatic brain injuries. She also simultaneously worked for a private practice to serve children birth to three with feeding and developmental delays. Since then, Anamae has had clinical experiences in a range of settings including acute care hospitals, outpatient medical centers, private practice, elementary schools, and preschools. During this time, she has evaluated and treated individuals with cognitive-communication disorders including those with aphasia, dysphagia, dementia, apraxia, traumatic brain injuries, developmental delays, receptive/expressive language delays and disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation/phonological disorders, stuttering, hearing impairments, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Anamae recently completed a Certificate in Mindfulness for Educators from Antioch University and maintains a daily mindfulness meditation practice. Working with young children has been the true highlight and privilege of her career. She believes firmly in the unique value that each individual child brings to this world and is determined to work collaboratively with families to support them.
Anamae has a toddler, a preschooler, and lovable Labradoodle which keep her on the go at all times.She enjoys reading, going on hikes with her boys, and baking (and eating) delicious treats.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders