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Business Name: Dr. Eileen Brann Speech Pathology Services

715 Lake Street, suite 102
Oak Park, Illinois60301

Phone Number: (708) 386-8570

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Describe treatment approach used: I am currently utilizing Dr. Jakielski's Building Speech system, where we begin with pattern 1, CVs, then moving to pattern 2 of reduplicated syllables, then pattern 3, which is consonants in an open word shape: CVCV (i.e., "cookie"). Per Nancy Kaufman's approach, close approximations of the targeted words are accepted, then shaped into a closer match to the target word. Principle's of motor learning guide my treatment, and I have taught classes to graduate students on childhood apraxia of speech. I instill in my students the knowledge of motor learning principles to guide their thinking about apraxia.

Describe parent/caregiver involvement: Parents observe treatment sessions weekly in my private practice. In addition, the parents have written assignments to carry out at home, which I demonstrate after the child's speech therapy session.

Describe your past and current involvement in the Apraxia community​?​ I have followed the apraxia-kids website for updates to the field of CAS. As a clinician, I have instructed graduate students in how to diagnose and treat CAS.

Do you provide consultation/collaboration with other professionals (for example, ​​attending IEP meetings, co treating, etc.) Yes

Age range​ treated?​ 18 months to teens/young adults

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday; 9:00 am until 7:00 pm

Locations where​ treatment ​is ​provided? Office/Clinic

Insurance accepted? Yes