Cara Tambellini Danielson is a California licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with more than 10 years of experience.
She received her B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and her M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Northwestern University, which is ranked in the top 5 Graduate Speech-Language Pathology programs in the country (US News & world Report Ranking).
Cara specializes in speech and language development with children from 12 months to 14 years of age. She has experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice, early intervention, schools, and rehabilitation hospitals. Cara completed her clinical externship at La Rabida Children’s Hospital (Chicago, IL) and worked at Blythedale Children’s Hospital (Valhalla, NY).
Cara has the following certifications and trainings:
- ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence (www.asha.org)
- PROMPT trained (Bridging) (www.promptinstitute.com)
- PRT Certification (www.autismprthelp.com)
- Hanen Certified (www.hanen.org)
- Trained in the SCERTS model (www.scerts.com)
Cara strongly believes in using evidence-based therapeutic interventions. She tailors speech therapy sessions to the individual needs of each client. Her clients look forward to speech therapy as Cara strives to make each therapy session fun and motivating.