Jennifer Buck, MA, CCC-SLP, owner of Jabbermouths Therapy, is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist with over a decade of experience in working with individuals with disabilities. She is proud big sister to Maddison who has Down Syndrome and niece to Allan, who has Cerebral Palsy. Being a clinician and a family member provides her with great insight on the excitement and challenges faced by families of children and adults with special needs.

 

Jennifer has been an invited speaker on Pediatric Feeding disorders and Motor Speech disorders for both professional continuing education workshops and parent education conferences nationwide.  She serves as a professional peer reviewer for CIAO seminars in the areas of The Effectiveness of VitalStim Therapy with Neonates and Treatment Strategies for Clients with Autism.

 

Jennifer has professional affiliations with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), repeatedly earning the Award for Continuing Education (ACE), Arizona Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ArSHA), and the Hawaii Speech Language Hearing Association (HSHA).

 

Jennifer has specialized training in Oral-Placement Disorders, holding a level 6 certification through Talktools®, certified in NMES and utilizing Vital Stimulation treatment for feeding and swallowing deficits. Jennifer is trained in multiple approaches for the treatment of Apraxia including PROMPT.  She has years of experience working alongside Board Certified Behavior Analysts to integrate feeding and speech techniques into programs for children on the Autism Spectrum.   Prior to opening Jabbermouths Therapy in 2008, Jennifer worked with Sara Rosenfeld Johnson at Talktools® traveling nationwide providing services as the Travel Clinic Coordinator for two years and in the acute setting at Phoenix Childrens Hospital for 6 years.

Frequently Treated Areas

Jennifer is trained in all aspects of speech and language disorders, but specializes in Oral-Placement, Feeding and Motor Speech Disorders with children and adults. This includes clients with diagnoses of:

Agenesis of the corpus callous

Apraxia of speech

Articulation disorder

Asperger's syndrome

Autism

Cerebral Palsy

Cleft lip / palate

Chiari malformation

Craniofacial anomaly

Cri du chat syndrome/5P-

Down Syndrome

Dysarthria

Dysphagia/Swallowing disorder

Eosinophilic esophagitis

Failure to thrive

Feeding Difficulties

Feeding tube weaning

Food allergies

Food refusal

High Tone

Infant feeding disorder

Jaw distraction

Ketogenic diet

Low Tone

Mitochondrial disease

Motor speech disorder

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) graduates

Oral- Placement disorder

Pierre Robin syndrome

Sensory integration disorders

Spina Bifida

Stroke

Tracheostomy

Tramatic Brain Injuries

Wolf hirschhorn syndrome

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