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About me and my practice

Speak with Stephanie was founded by Stephanie Jeret, MS, CCC-SLP, to provide quality speech and language therapy services to children and adults. As a certified speech therapist, she provides speech services for a variety of communication disorders in Skokie, Evanston, Wilmette, Niles, and surrounding areas of Illinois.


Stephanie Jeret brings a decade of clinical experience as a pediatric and adult speech therapist to each client's unique situation. She has worked in public schools, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and private practice.


In the school system, she has helped students achieve academic success by adapting her approach to their age and interests. She has also educated parents on strategies and tips to assist their children outside of sessions. Her experience spans elementary through high school students, both in-person and through online speech therapy.


In skilled nursing facilities and hospitals, she has helped patients reintegrate into their communities by addressing communication difficulties such as aphasia, speech difficulties such as dysarthria or apraxia, and swallowing disorders. It is incredibly rewarding to see patients achieve their goals and regain their independence. 

In her private practice, she provides consultations, screenings, evaluations, and individualized speech therapy to children with articulation disorders, language disorders, challenges in executive function, and fluency disorders (including stuttering). She also work with adults who present with challenges in executive function, language disorders, aphasia, voice disorders, articulation disorders, and fluency. She take a holistic approach with each client and works collaboratively to create goals tailored to their unique needs.

She provides in-home speech therapy to children and adults living near Wilmette, Skokie, Evanston, Lincolnwood, and other nearby locations in Illinois. She offers online speech therapy to children and adults throughout Illinois, New York, and New Jersey.


She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from CUNY Queens College and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from CUNY Brooklyn College. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and received her ACE Award for excellence in continuing education.

She believes in working collaboratively with parents, family members, teachers, and other therapists to provide the best possible environment for success. Whether working with young children who are just beginning to develop their language skills or adults who are recovering from a stroke or other medical condition, she is committed to providing the highest level of care and support to help each individual achieve their goals.

Stephanie Jeret – Speech-Language Pathologist in Skokie, Illinois
Speech therapy in Evanston
Stephanie Jeret, Speech-Language Pathologist, gives speech therapy in Skokie to child with a lisp
Speech therapy in Wilmette

Certifications

Lidcombe Program
The Lidcombe Program is a behavioral treatment for children who stutter under 6 years of age (may be suitable for some older children). This form of therapy uses a combination of therapy sessions and parental day-to-day observations to ultimately either remove the stutter entirely or reach an extremely low level. Find out more.

LSVT LOUD
LSVT LOUD® is an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson's Disease (PD) and other neurological conditions. Published research data support improvements in vocal loudness, intonation, and voice quality for individuals with PD who received LSVT LOUD, with improvements maintained up to two years after treatment. Treatment is administered in 16 sessions over a single month (four individual 60-minute sessions per week). Patients are trained to self-generate the adequate amount of loudness to make their speech understood.  Find out more.

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