Alyssa Amidei, M.S., CCC-SLP/L
Alyssa grew up and continues to reside in Lake County. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Elmhurst College. Alyssa has experience working with children and adults in medical and educational settings. She has worked with a variety of pediatric populations including: children with autism, Down syndrome, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, hearing impairment, speech and language impairment, emotional disturbances, and ADHD. She's had training in Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT), Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI), M.O.R.E. (Motor-Oral-Respiration-Eyes) Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions, TalkTools, and other feeding approaches.
Alyssa LOVES being a speech-language pathologist and helping children and families interact and communicate. She enjoys learning new techniques and enhancing her skills through collaboration with other professionals. In her spare time, Alyssa likes to read, cook, watch movies, hike, bike, practice yoga, play with her dog, and spend time with her family, friends, and fiance.