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Speech-Language Pathologist in Madison, WI

Laura Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Laura Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F photo
Laura is a board certified specialist in fluency disorders.
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Spotlight on Stuttering Speech Therapy is the only private practice with a board certified specialist in fluency disorders in Dane County WI (only 1/3 in the state). Laura has extensive experience in stuttering, cluttering and linguistic disfluency across the age span. Additionally, her work from pre-K to high school from over 20 years in the schools enables her to work confidently and competently on the speech sound/phonology and language issues often co-occurring with stuttering. She has also specialized in speech sound disorders without stuttering involvement and was an instructor in Speech Sound Disorders at the University level. Laura is currently offering telespeech throughout the state of WI and will be offering services in a range of locations (home, school, private clinic) when it is safe to do so with Covid-19.
Bio
Laura Johnson is a certified speech therapist with over 20 years experience in the schools, in private practice, and as a former adjunct lecturer in fluency disorders and speech sound disorders at both University of Wisconsin (UW) Whitewater and UW/Madison. She is on staff as a facilitator with Camp Shout Out, a camp for children who stutter ages 8-18 in Holton, MI. Laura's review of the textbook, Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders, by W. Manning and A. DiLollo was published in the Journal of Fluency Disorders. Additionally, she co-wrote an article with Kristin Chmela, CCC-SLP, BCS-F titled, "How Can We Overcome the Challenges of Providing School-Based Fluency Services?" which was published in the September 2018 Seminars in Speech and Language. Laura has presented on fluency disorders at both the the national Speech Language Hearing Association's (ASHA) national convention, and the Ohio and Wisconsin state speech/hearing conventions. Laura lives in Madison with her husband and two dogs. She has two adult children and is a proud parent of exchange students. She was a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal and taught English in South Korea. Laura continues to love learning languages and works on becoming more fluent in French and Italian
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Certifications
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)  Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State)
Education/Training
B.S. Northwestern University, M.S. University of Wisconsin/Madison in Speech Language Pathology (2001). She is a certified speech therapist licensed in the state of Wisconsin (CCC-SLP). She earned board certification in fluency disorders (BCS-F) in 2018. She is Lidcombe certified and studied with the creators of the Palin Parent Interaction Therapy program. She has won numerous fellowships to study with the Stuttering Foundation (SFA) and was a discussion leader at a two-day training with the SFA in NJ. She has also completed the PROMPT training for speech sound disorders.
Memberships
Member - American Speech Language Hearing Association, Wisconsin Speech Hearing Association, International Fluency Association, International Cluttering Association.
Other Languages
French, Italian, Korean, Nepali
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit card
Hours:Variable
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Location
MadisonWI 53705
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