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Evanston Clinicians

Speech Pathologists

Molly Aceves

Molly Aceves is a pediatric speech-language pathologist and learning disabilities specialist. Her primary areas of interest include the diagnosis and treatment of language-based learning disabilities, dyslexia, receptive and expressive language disorders, and bilingual language development. She has experience across a variety of settings including the public-school system as well as both home-and clinic-based private practice.

BA, English/Spanish, Emory University
MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
MA, Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University

Frances K. Block

Frances Block’s work focuses on school-based issues, programs, legislation, and service delivery.

MA, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University
BS, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University

Belma Hadziselimovic

Belma Hadziselimovic’s primary clinical interests lie in the area of acquired neurogenic disorders of language and cognition.

MS, Speech-Language Pathology, Columbia University
BA, Comparative Language Studies, Mt. Holyoke College

Karen Kinderman

Karen’s primary clinical interests lie in the areas of acquired neurogenic disorders of cognitive communication, language, motor speech disorders, and dysphagia. She also works with adults on accent modification.

MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
BA, Sociology, Sonoma State University

Mindy Kobara-Mates

Mindy specializes in the speech and aural habilitation of children with hearing loss using Auditory-Verbal methods, articulation disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and parent coaching. 

PhD, Northwestern University
MA, Northwestern University

Amy Levin

Amy Levin specializes in Early Intervention, bilingual language development and intervention, working with diverse cultural and socioeconomic populations, and Autism Spectrum Disorders and related challenges to communication and interaction. She has worked across a variety of settings, including private practice, inpatient pediatric hospital, outpatient pediatric multidisciplinary clinics, urban Early Head Start centers, and home- and clinic-based early intervention.

MA, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University
MA, Bilingual/Multicultural Education, University of Arizona
Bilingual Elementary Education teaching certification, University of Arizona
BA, Modern Culture and Media/Semiotics, Brown University

Stephanie McCabe

Stephanie’s wide range of clinical experience includes work with both children and adults. Areas of interest include treatment focusing on pragmatics, executive function, articulation disorders, tongue thrust (orofacial myofunctional disorders). She also enjoys working with clients to target accent modification and professional speaking. In addition to being a speech-language pathologist, she is also a Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM).

BA, University of Louisville
MS, University of Louisville

Meaghan Moriarty

Meaghan’s primary interests lie in the areas of feeding, fluency, monolingual and bilingual pediatric speech and language delays and disorders.  Throughout her career, Meaghan has worked in multiple settings consisting of private and public schools, clinics, outpatient pediatric hospitals, and home-based therapy with a variety of ages including birth-3, early childhood, elementary, and middle school.
MA, Northern Illinois University
BS, Marquette University

Sarah Penzell

Sarah Penzell’s primary clinical interests lie in the areas of acquired neurogenic communication disorders, fluency disorders, and accent modification.

MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
BA, History and American Studies, Northwestern University

Judith O. Roman

Judy Roman is a specialist in child language disorders, working with school age, preschool, and early interention populations. She is also certified in neuro-developmental treatment. She is one of three Board Recognized Specialists in Child Language working in Illinois.

MA, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University
BS, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University

Jordan Sadler

Jordan specializes in working with children and families affected by language delay and disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, social pragmatic challenges, and other difficulties related to communication and interaction. Jordan has experience in using technology to aid social communication challenges and co-created the FlummoxVision app. She has worked in home- and clinic-based private practice, and public and private schools. Jordan travels nationally to present workshops on topics related to her areas of specialty. 

MS, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Emerson College 
BA,  Sociology/Human Services & Women’s Studies, Macalester College 

Nathan Waller

Northwestern University clinical faculty instructor/lecturer and licensed speech-language pathologist Dr. Waller specializes in treatment for voice and airway disorders. A professionally trained singer and former chorus director, Dr. Waller is interested in the diagnoses and treatment of voice disorders in both singers and non-singers. Beyond working in the area of voice/airway disorders, he has a special interest in transgender and gender expansive voice/communication therapy. nathanwallerslp.com

SLPD, Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Doctorate, Northwestern University
Clinical Fellowship – Bastian Voice Institute
MA – Speech-Language Pathology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MM – Masters in Music (Voice), Appalachian State University
BM – Music Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Aaron Wilkins

Aaron Wilkins’ primary clinical interest is in the area of acquired neurogenic communication disorders and dysphagia (swallowing disorders).

MS, Speech Pathology, Saint Xavier University
BA, Speech and Language Pathology, Elmhurst College