The Capable Kids team is made up of only the best.

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Jan Marsden-Johnson

is a speech-language pathologist with over 25 years of experience from a variety of professional settings. She received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1990, specializing in Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and child Language.

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Karla Frost Wilkins

is a speech-language pathologist who holds a bachelor of science and master’s degrees from Northwestern University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Karla has gathered over 25 years of experience in private practice, pediatric hospitals, NICU/special care nurseries, and pediatric speech-language treatment centers.

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Alissa Morrow

is a speech-language pathologist who received her Masters degree from Northwestern University with a specialization in neurological disorders. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist in the Palatine School District, primarily serving children with autism and severe disabilities.

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Mary Jane Rattner

is a speech-language pathologist with 20 years experience in a variety of professional settings. Mary Jane received her Masters degree from Northwestern University in 1989.

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Robin Chester Torch

is a speech and language pathologist with 25 years experience in clinics and schools. Robin received her Masters degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She began at the Chicago Department of Health as the SLP in a pediatric clinic on the Near North side.

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Sheila Poteshman

is a pediatric occupational therapist with 25 years of experience. She has worked in a variety of pediatric therapy settings. At Northwestern Prentice Women’s Hospital, Sheila worked in the neonatal ICU and the developmental clinic.

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Vicki Abrams

is a pediatric occupational therapist. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She has over 20 years of experience in private practice, pediatric hospitals/diagnostic centers, public schools, birth-to three programs, and facilities for developmentally disabled.

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Bridget Kleiderer

is a physical therapist with over 20 years of experience in pediatric physical therapy. She has worked doing outpatient and at-home therapy for children and young adults from birth to 25-years old. Bridget went to the University of Notre Dame and then to the University of Illinois at Chicago where she earned her degree in physical therapy.

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Alice Wishnoff

earned degrees in both Elementary and Special Education and is certified to teach children with Learning Disabilities and Behavior/Emotional Disorders.Alice has taught LD/B/ED students from K-8th grade for over 30 years. She has received many teacher recognition awards.

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Liz Hahn

Liz Hahn is a speech-language pathologist who received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Illinois State University. She has previous experience in school settings where she provided therapy to children with a variety of abilities.

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