Madeline currently works at a school with children with very complex communication disorders. She has experience treating patients with aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, voice disorders, and dysphagia at an outpatient rehabilitation center. She also has experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation deficits, phonological disorders, language disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, Salla disease, Prader-Willi Syndrome, deaf and hard of hearing and developmental delays.
Madeline studied abroad and provided speech-language services to children who speak Spanish with a variety of communication disorders in Ecuador, South America.
Madeline completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Art and Graphic Design at Augustana College. She completed her Master of Speech-Language Pathology at St. Ambrose University.
Madeline did research on the effects of nontraditional instruction on vocabulary acquisition and concept comprehension, such as art, music, dance and drama with children who are at risk for and/or children with language disorders. She is certified in Visual Phonics/See the Sound.