Katie Carney, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP). She has 10 years experience working as an SLP. Katie has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings including: early intervention, outpatient clinic, school, hospital and skilled nursing facility. In 2017, Katie decided to start her own business due to the demand for private speech therapy. Katie lives in Oak Lawn with her husband and two children. Katie is a graduate of St. Christina grammar school and Mother McAuley High School.
Katie received her M.S. in Speech Pathology from Eastern Illinois University in 2008. Katie is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Katie has been an early intervention specialist since 2009. Katie is a six time recipient of ASHA's ACE award for her commitment to continuing her professional education. Katie has special interest in oral motor, tongue ties, feeding and speech development. Katie is trained in orofacial myology through the IAOM, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment Protocol, TOTS (Tethered Oral Tissues) Speciality Training, SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding Therapy and is a Level 2 trained Talk Tools Therapist.
Katie believes children learn best through play; therefore, play is the central theme of all sessions. Parent's are encouraged to participate in therapy with their child. Katie provides parent training and homework to carryover skills learned in therapy sessions.