Abby DesJardien MA, CCC-SLP

Northshore Pediatric Speech & Language Therapy

Abby DesJardienI graduated from Washington State University with both a B.A and  Masters degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences. After beginning my career serving the geriatric population as a Speech and Language Pathologist in skilled nursing, I found my calling in pediatrics.  I have spent the past nine years working in the public school system as well as having a private practice serving preschool, elementary, and middle school students with speech and language disorders. 

 

For more information & scheduling, please visit my website at:  www.northshorepedslt.com

Qualifications and Training:

  • Licensed practitioner in the State of Washington 
  • American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Educational Staff Associate Certification from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Certified instructor for the Hanen, “It Takes Two to Talk” program
  • Trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)
  • Trained in the Social Thinking curriculum by Michelle Garcia Winner, and Talk Tools Therapy for speech and feeding with a special interest and training in using mindfulness-based interventions to supplement therapy

For the past nine years, I have called Kenmore home. I spend my free time with my husband and three daughters cooking up a storm, reading, cycling, camping, and cheering on our favorite northwest sports teams.