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Meet the Speech Language Pathologists

Michelle Estand

I received my bachelor's and master's degrees from Illinois State University. I have experience working with autism spectrum disorder, receptive/expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, apraxia of speech, developmental delays, phonological delays, and feeding disorders. I have worked in a variety of settings, including in-home therapy, outpatient clinics, and schools. I am passionate about serving children with autism spectrum disorder and using augmentative and alternative communication to meet every student's unique needs.

Niveen Atieh

I received a bachelor's and master's degree in communicative disorders from Governors State University.  I started working at Dorn Elementary in August, 2017.  I now work at Conrady Junior High.  You can reach me at [email protected].

Megan Jawor

I received my bachelor's and master's degrees from Governors State University.  I started in 2016 as a contracted employee and I became a district employee in the 2020-2021 school year.  I work at Sorrick and Oak Ridge Schools.  You can reach me at [email protected] or by calling 708- 233-8096.

Mary Beth Damm

I received a bachelor's degree in communication disorders from St. Xavier University and a master's degree from University of Illinois. I've been in the district  since 1993. I service children in the Pre-K program, kindergarten, first grade and instructional classrooms at Sorrick Elementary. You can reach me via email at [email protected] or by calling: 708-233-8096.

Stefanie BellI

I received my bachelor degree from Governors State University and my masters degree from St. Xavier University. I started working at Oak Ridge School in 2012, and prior to that I worked at the San Diego Unified School District. I have experience working with students who have articulation disorders, apraxia of speech,language disorders, stuttering, auditory processing, social pragmatic disorders, and moderate to severe special needs. I have a strong interest in working with children with autism spectrum disorder, and utilizing technology to promote communication! You can reach me by email at [email protected]

Julianna Joy 

I have worked since 1993. I received my bachelors degree from Illinois State University and masters Degree from Governors State University.  I have experience working with children with a variety of communication disorders including, articulation disorders, stuttering, language disorders, apraxia of speech, auditory processing, voice, and augmentative communication.  I have a strong interest in prompting carryover of learned speech and language in the classroom setting. I can be contacted at [email protected]-