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About

Kate Jurevicius, M.A. CCC-SLP

Kate is a certified Speech Language Pathologist through the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).  She earned her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology at Eastern Michigan University and has worked with both adults and children (preschool-high school age) in clinic and school-based settings.  Most recently, she was a Speech Language Pathologist for Ann Arbor Public Schools, working with children with a wide range of communication impairments, including severely impaired students with complex communication needs. 

Prior to her graduate work in Speech Pathology, Kate obtained her elementary teaching credential at San Francisco State University and her bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan.  She has worked as a classroom teacher and prior to that as a sales/client service associate in the educational marketing arena.  She found her calling in Speech Language Pathology later in life and now loves helping children and families realize their true potential with clear, effective communication.

Kate established her private practice, Communicate With Kate, LLC, in June 2017.  Her goal is to help support, educate and nurture children and their families in improving functional communication skills.

Additional Certifications/Training

  • Hanen certified trainer for 'It Takes Two to Talk', for parents of young children with language delays ('Late Talkers')

  • Hanen certified trainer for 'Learning Language and Loving It' and 'Teacher Talk', to support early childhood educators in creating a language rich classroom environment

  • Social Thinking Methodology (Michelle Garcia Winner), which supports children and adults with social communication difficulties (high functioning autism, ADHD, nonverbal learning disabilities and other nondiagnosed social cognitive challenges)

  • Oral Placement Therapy (OPT/Talktools), which supports children with oral motor deficits

  • Member of Minspeak Learning Community/Trained in Unity Language for AAC devices (Prentke Romich Company/PRC devices, Words For Life for iPad, Saltillo)