Speaker: Elizabeth A. Speaker-Christensen

Title/Position: Speech/language Pathologist

Company: AAC Helper, LLC

About Elizabeth A. Speaker-Christensen:

Beth Speaker-Christensen is a speech/language pathologist who owns a private practice in Brookfield, Illinois. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1991 (BS. Communicative Disorders) and 1994 (MA. Speech/Language Pathology). Beth spent the early part of her career working for a contract agency servicing skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and schools in the Chicagoland area. Beth worked for Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago for 14 years, a special education cooperative for 7 years, a non-profit outpatient therapy clinic for 3 years before opening her own private practice, AAC Helper, LLC.

Beth is a member of ASHA, ISHA, USSAAC (chair of the membership committee) and an Assistive Technology Professional through RESNA. Beth is a member of RESNA’s Complaints Review Committee. She holds an Assistive Technology Certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a LAMP Certified Provider. Beth presents at local, national and international conferences and she loves being a part of the Assistive Technology community and helping others.