Speech-Language Pathologist

Jen Anderson Speech Therapist AndoverJennifer is a licensed and registered Speech-Language Pathologist with over 25 years of experience working with children. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The University of Massachusetts, followed by a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Emerson University in Boston. Jennifer worked as a researcher, preschool teacher, and speech-language pathologist for children with autism for many years. Following this experience, she worked in both clinical and school settings with children with a wide range of developmental and acquired communication and learning difficulties, including: autism, ADHD, dyslexia, language disorders, articulation disorders, executive functioning challenges, and social-pragmatic difficulties. She has spent the last ten years working in a local elementary school and has gained extensive experience evaluating and treating disorders in the areas of articulation/phonology, language, fluency, and social skills. She has training and education in a wide range of treatment methodologies, including Lindamood-Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing and LiPS (The Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing), Mindwing Concept’s Story Grammar Marker, Project Read’s Framing Your Thoughts, and Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking curriculum. She enjoys spending time with children of all ages, including her own teenage daughters. When she isn’t working and playing with children to help them develop their communication skills, she can be found hiking, skiing, playing, and socializing with her family and friends.