Jenny is a long-time Austin resident that completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Rochester, where she graduated with honors and received a Bachelor’s degree in Brain & Cognitive Sciences & Spanish. During this time, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Human Language Processing Lab in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Science and the Motivation and Mindfulness Lab in the Department of Psychology. After spending a post-graduate year in Spain teaching English, she returned to Austin to enter the Master of Arts program in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Texas at Austin (hook ‘em!). Here she received grant funding from the US Department of Education to work with clients with I/DD and their families to develop transition goals, including independent living and employment outcomes. She also received specialized training in teaching parents of children with autism to use strategies to support language learning. Jenny has experience providing speech and language assessment and intervention for toddlers, children and adolescents. She has experience working with children with language delays/disorders, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorder, fluency disorders, hearing impairment, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities and ADHD. She also has experience working with adults with cognitive-linguistic and swallowing deficits. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and exploring Austin’s food scene!