Kristine's experience includes working in public schools, outpatient pediatric therapy, and early intervention services. Prior to becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist, Kristine was a middle school science teacher.
Kristine has had the opportunity to professionally work with children with developmental delays, feeding/oral motor disorders, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, apraxia, language-based literacy disorders, fluency disorders, medically fragile children, and articulation/phonological disorders.
She has received specialized training in feeding assessment/intervention; autism spectrum disorders; childhood apraxia of speech; Hanen "It Takes Two to Talk" method; Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention; Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1; Prompt Method; Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) feeding approach; SOFFI®, Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants method; and Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech (LiPS®). She enjoys working with individuals of all ages and their families.
Kristine lives in Iowa with her husband, Andrew, and children, Amelia and Emmett.