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ABOUT US

Rockford Speech Therapy LLC was opened to better meet individuals and families' needs in a location conveniently located in Rockford/Grand Rapids. My love of languages and working with families is what lead me to the creation of RST. I love being able to connect with families and adapt therapy that is personalized to each child, family, or adult! 
 

The practice offers a variety of services at the clinic, in-home, or teletherapy, specializing in early language, bilingual assessment/treatment, accent training for adults, and children with expressive/receptive language disorders due to developmental delays

What We Do

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INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

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BILINGUAL THERAPY

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ALTERNATIVE LOCATIONS

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CONSULTING

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About Me

Hi there! I'm Marissa.  I'm a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist and Owner of Rockford Speech Therapy. I have experience working in pediatric outpatient clinics, public schools, preschools, and in-home settings. I really enjoy working closely with families to help parents/caregivers better implement speech therapy strategies into their everyday routines. I also have training in linguistics and specialized training working with bilingual families. 

I currently live in Rockford with my husband. I'm a Step-mama, fur-mama and we will soon be welcoming a new little man to the crew! 

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Clients

We serve a variety of clients at Rockford Speech - from children to adults. We assess and treat children who have developmental and language delays, speech and oral motor issues, stuttering, and children on the autism spectrum. If your family is bilingual/multilingual, I'm trained to determine if your child has a language disorder or if they are simply learning multiple languages. I also have a passion for bilingual development and would love to help your family find the best ways to integrate languages spoken in the home. We also serve adults for accent modification coaching and stuttering therapy. 

Certifications

  • Certified Autism Specialist IBCCES

  • Certificate in Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

  • Certified Member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Michigan State SLP License (LARA)

  • Insight into Providing Services to Children Who Are Refugees Training

  • Languages of Refugee Populations training ​ 

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Community Involvement

  • Tutor at The Refugee Education Center

  • Volunteer at Project Speech Therapy International Outreach

  • Spanish Translator for Hablando PractiCAAmente

Volunteers

WHY CHOOSE ROCKFORD SPEECH THERAPY

Rockford Speech Therapy is unique because of the flexibility and personal attention we offer.  If you are looking for speech therapy for your child, we assure you we understand how concerned you are for your child’s development. So we offer personalized attention with therapy carefully tailored to each child's needs. We also understand that many are struggling to balance work, family, and the daily demands put on their time.  So we also strive to provide convenient therapy times, including after work or Saturday appointments, to fit your hectic schedule. And we offer multiple ways for you to access therapy, including in-office visits, teletherapy, and even home visits. To address your financial concerns, we accept several health insurance plans, including Medicaid. 
 

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