Jamie is a true Illini, born and raised in Illinois and attended University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for her undergraduate degree and Northern Illinois University for her Master's degree. Jamie was drawn to the field of Speech-Language Pathology because of her interest in child development and working with families. She enjoys working with different varieties of clients where she gets to use evidence-based practice in various therapy methods. She has experience working in private and public schools, hospitals and multi-disciplinary clinics.
Jamie enjoys learning and exploring the areas of apraxia, autism spectrum disorders, feeding impairments, cognitive-communication skills and social skills. She has received further education in baby signs, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding and Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI). Jamie loves working at Pediatric Interactions because of the strong team atmosphere, relationships built with families and commitment to community involvement and continuing education. She believes that all of the therapists have diverse areas of specialties that help make a unified team and good quality of care. Outside of the clinic, Jamie loves the outdoors, including boating, long walks with her dogs, entertaining, cooking and visiting family and friends with her husband and two young children.