Jen Malone Priest
Jennifer Malone Priest, MA CCC-SLP is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist, as well as co-owner and Executive Director of Central Speech & Language Clinic, Inc. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University and her Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology at Kent State University.
She began her career in long-term care, working with adults on an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team. She then returned to working with children in the Evanston / Skokie school district within the early childhood program, as well as a middle school.
In 2002, she began working in private practice where she now continues to provide treatment to children and adolescents, ages 2 - 18, with various speech and language disorders.
Jennifer's areas of specialty include auditory-language processing, reading, and early childhood phonology and language. She has been trained in Orton Gillingham, Fast ForWord® and Lindamood Bell programs, including Lindamood Phonemic Sequencing (LiPS)® and Visualizing/Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking (V/V)®.
Jennifer is licensed in the state of Illinois. She is a certified member, in good standing, of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), ASHA's Special Interest Division 1 (Language Learning and Education), ASHA's Special Interest Division 16 (School-Based Issues), the North Suburban Speech and Language Association, the International Dyslexia Association, and the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association (ISHA). Jennifer is honored to be a member of the board for the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA).