Micaela Kim Fisher, MS, CCC-SLP
B.A.: Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Boston College
M.S.: Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, St. Xavier University
CCC: Certificate of Clinical Competence. Accredited by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, licensed by the State of Illinois
SLP: Speech-Language Pathologist. Certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
As a former television news anchor/medical reporter, Micaela researched a story about a pediatric speech-language pathologist. In this, she found a career that combined two of her passions – communication and children. Since that time, Micaela has provided services in a variety of settings, including schools, clinics, and hospitals. She is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, licensed by the State of Illinois, and was a provider and evaluator with the Illinois Early Intervention system for 10 years. Micaela grew up in Oak Brook, IL and is a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School. She established her private practice in 2004, where she now resides with her husband and two children.
Jill Robinson, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jill began her career in speech and language as the older sibling to a brother with autism. While observing and being involved as a child in her brother’s therapy session, she fell in love with the profession. Jill saw first hand how speech and language therapist could help children and their families grow and learn together.
Jill completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Northern Illinois University, graduating with her M.A. in 2001. While enrolled, she received special training in Family Based Treatment and social skills groups with children on the autism spectrum. Other special areas of expertise include sensory based feeding concerns, apraxia of speech, phonological skills development for pre-reading skills, articulation remediation, stuttering management, and general language development.
Jill has 16 years of experience, 9 of which were in private practice in Chicago. After moving to the La Grange area, she was pleased to join with a former classmate to continue providing care and support to families in the area. Jill enjoys creating engaging activities, tailored to each child’s skills and needs, and celebrates each new milestone reached by her clients.
In her free time, Jill enjoys running, reading with multiple book clubs, baking, and keeping up with her two school-aged boys.
Julie Skiba, M.S., CCC-SLP
Julie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Augustana College in 2012 and earned a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from St. Ambrose University in 2015. Julie holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in the state of Illinois.
Julie is experienced in the areas of: Speech & Language intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Articulation and Phonology, and Fluency Disorders. Julie has experience working with children in the clinic and school setting, and works full-time in a school. She takes time to build a great rapport with the children she works with and believes therapy should be functional and fun. Julie feels passionate about working with children and watching them succeed.