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Carmel, IN 46032

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About Jen

Jen Menzel, M.S., CCC-SLP has been working with children as a Speech and Language Pathologist since 1996. She worked for nine years with children at Sacred Heart/Columbia St. Mary's, treating speech and language disorders in clinic and home settings. Jen has provided First Steps therapy since 2005, and is currently a Speech Pathologist for children preschool-4th grade in the Westfield Washington School District. Throughout her career, she assessed and treated children with defecits in language, feeding, swalling, articulation, and fluency. She worked with various diagnoses, including Down Syndrome, cleft lip and palate, dysphagia, apraxia, autism, and developmental delays. Jen loves working with children and says her passion is helping families help their children learn to communicate successfully. 

 

 

Educational Background:
-B.S. in Communication Disorders Science and Services from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin in 1993
-Master of Science in Communication Disorders from University of Redlands in Redland, California in 1995

Skills:
-Experience wokring in a life skills classroom, functional academic classrooms, and emotional disability programs at the elementary and middle school levels

-Experience in developing functional communication with low-tech and high-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) devices

Populations Served (but not limited to) Children with:
-Apraxia

-Articulation Disorder
-Autism Spectrum Disorder
-Cleft Lip and Palate
-Developmental Delay
-Down Syndrome

-Dysphagia
-Feeding/Swallowing
-Fluency

-Language Processing Disorder

-Phonological Processing Disorder

-Social Communication Deficits

 

Professional Affiliations:
-Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA)
-American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
-Indiana Health Professions Bureau

 

Jen was born and raised in Hartland, Wisconsin. She moved to Indiana in 2005. Jen currently resides in Westfield with her husband and two children.