Jordan Sadler

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Jordan Sadler is the owner of Communication Therapy, P.C., in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to relocating to Chicago, Jordan was a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist in California in the San Francisco Bay Area for nine years.

Jordan enjoys helping each child develop to his or her full potential by working with the whole family within natural environments. Using her humor and creative energy, Jordan brings out each child's unique personality. She has been recognized for her work in private practice, public and private schools.

In 2001, Jordan received the Golden Bell Award for excellence in special education. She also received the Elizabeth Terwilliger Award for her work with pediatric populations in Marin County, California. In 2006, Jordan appeared in the documentary "Finding the Words", a film about children with autism who have made significant improvements.

Jordan earned a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Illinois Speech Language Hearing Association.

She has significant experience with DIR/Floortime, the work of Michelle Garcia Winner and Hanen , and has received advanced level training in The SCERTS Model. In addition to her clinical work, Jordan works as a consultant for Communication Crossroads, providing SCERTS Model workshops and consultation for schools in the Chicago area and throughout the United States.

Adria Leno, MS, CCC-SLP

Adria Leno

Adria Leno, MS, CCC-SLP, received a Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2005 and is licensed in the state of Illinois. She is an energetic and enthusiastic therapist with clinical experience in a wide variety of settings, including therapeutic schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics. While she has experience with clients from birth through geriatics, Adria's most recent work has focused on advancing the communication skills of children and adolescents.

Adria continues to seek out new therapies and techniques that will benefit her clients. To date, her continuing education credits include courses on therapeutic interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger's Syndrome, feeding and swallowing disorders, literacy, play, fluency, and video modeling, to name a few. Adria has also completed the basic course on the DIR/Floortime Model. She enjoys working with a family to build supports at home and find the approaches that best meet the needs of an individual child.

Erin Vollmer, MS, CCC-SLP

Erin Vollmer

Erin Vollmer, MS, CCC/SLP received her Masterís in Speech Language Pathology from Marquette University. She has practiced in Chicago for the last ten years. Originally, Erin worked in the Chicago Public Schools with a primary focus on children in the Early Childhood and Autism programs. In 2003, Erin started a private practice. Since then she has treated children ages birth through elementary school age with a variety of communication disorders.

Erin truly enjoys being a speech language pathologist. She believes in discovering and utilizing the unique strengths of each child in order to achieve their goals. Erin is thrilled to be a part of such a dynamic and knowledgeable team at Communication Therapy. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the Illinois Speech Language Hearing Association. Erin lives in the city with her husband and four children.

Kate Brenner

Kate Brenner

Kate recently joined Communication Therapy as the business manager. She is responsible for insurance billing, and accounts payable & receivable. Kate currently serves as the business manager at Families Together Cooperative Nursery School and her previous work experience includes volunteer coordinator, marketing in public television and healthcare, and a stint as an English teacher in Brazil. We are happy to have her join the team!

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{ Jordan attends to all the facets of our child's experience from his health to his social behavior to his sheer enjoyment of their sessions. She approaches him (and the family) with a perfect blend of sensitivity and extensive clinical knowledge, and he has really thrived since she started with him. }

– Susan, parent of a 3-year-old with autism


{ Jordan's natural warmth & enthusiasm comes through in her work. }
– -Arlen, parent of a 1-year old

{ Laura brings talent and creativity to her work, continually coming up with new approaches and ideas to help support our goals and our team. She made a seamless transition to working in the classroom and facilitating a social peer group called 'Lunch Bunch.' Laura is not only very much a part of our daughter's success, but her classroom's this year. The teacher and the kids love having her around. Any family would be fortunate to work with her.}
– -Tamara, mother of an 8-year old

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