Lisa Morris, M.S., CCC-SLP/L

lisam@pediatricinteractions.com

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Lisa began her professional career working at a school for teenagers with autism as a special education teacher, having earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of St. Joseph in Vermont. She went back to school and earned her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University.

Lisa has worked in a variety of settings before joining Pediatric Interactions, including a private clinic, school districts, early intervention, and nursing facilities. She has worked with a wide variety of populations including: children with autism, Down Syndrome, learning disabilities, hearing impairment, developmental apraxia of speech, and speech and language impairment. She has training in a wide variety of techniques, including IM, core specialist track for MNRI method , Rapid Prompt and has her teaching certification for grades K-12. She enjoys writing, movies, watching and attending sporting events like hockey and Cubs baseball, and going fishing.

Lisa is an east coast transplant, having grown up in Connecticut, but resides in Illinois with her husband. Since Lisa’s family is all on the east coast, it’s a good thing she credits the "feeling of family" and "close-knit environment" as some of her favorite things about working at Pediatric Interactions. She also enjoys the camaraderie, the ability to consult with other professionals in her field, her friendly coworkers who allow each other to be themselves, and a boss who trusts them to be the professionals that they are. Through her many years of experience, working with other "great professionals" and finding a place like Pediatric Interactions; she says that the kids have taught her so much.