Sara Shapiro went to undergrad at Washington University in St. Louis and double majored in Linguistics and Psychology. She received her masters degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2008 from Ohio State University. From 2008-2015 she worked in the school system completing evaluations and therapy for kids aged 3-16. She also received her Early Intervention credential and has been providing in home therapy for the birth to 3 population since 2009. In 2019 she received her Early Intervention Assessment credential in order to complete evaluations with the birth to 3 population. From 2015 to the present, she has worked in outpatient clinics with birth to 18 population. She provides services in the outpatient and home settings. Sara specializes in providing language therapy to the birth to 3 population. In this episode, Sara and Lexis talk about what speech pathology is, the many forms of communication, what age we should expect to see children speaking, AAC – alternative forms of communication and what a difference she’s made for Lexis’s family.