Christina D’Astice MS, CCC-SLP
Christina D'Astice MS, CCC-SLP
speech-therapist

Languages:

English
Marquette University
Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Midwestern University
Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology
  • Travel, Spending time with friends and family, Cooking
  • PODD Trained
  • Auditory Processing Disorders (APD),Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC),Autism,Executive Function,Developmental Disorders,Fluency/Fluency Disorders,Language Disorders,Learning Disabilities,Literacy,Phonological Disorders, Apraxia, Feeding and Swallowing

I work at a therapeutic day school in the Chicagoland area. I have worked with early childhood students to high school age students. Throughout my career as a SLP, I have treated a variety of speech and language disorders (learning disorders, articulation disorders, apraxia, etc.) and diagnoses (autism, CP, Down Syndrome, etc.). I am also very familiar with working with AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) devices.
I love working as a Speech Language Therapist! Helping my clients achieve their goals and succeed brings me so much joy.

Wanted to take a moment to let you know how great Christina is. [My child] really enjoys working with her. She is sweet, patient and kind. Thanks so much! ~TherapyWorks Parent

COVID-19 Protocol

We hope you and your family are continuing to stay safe and healthy! We have outlined our protocols for in-person sessions during COVID-19. As you know, the health and safety of our clients and therapists remain our highest priority. As always, please reach out with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we work together through these unprecedented times.


Hand Washing:
Upon arrival at your home, your therapist will wash their hands with soap and water and/or use hand sanitizer. We ask that you and your child also wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer upon your therapist’s arrival.
 
Facemasks:
We are asking our therapists to wear masks upon entering your home and throughout your child’s session. That said, we understand that some children have adverse reactions to seeing adults in masks and will leave it up to you and your therapist to decide your comfort level while still taking safety precautions.
 
We ask that parents and caregivers also follow the guidelines and wear masks when sitting in on sessions. We will not enforce that policy, but we do kindly ask for compliance.
 
As for your child, we realize that masks may not be appropriate for every child so we will not enforce the rule that children over the age of 2 should wear a mask.  However, if your therapist insists that your child wear a mask, then that will be a requirement directly between the two of you. We respect our therapists’ individual comfort levels with safety precautions and ask that you respect them as well.

 

Protocol Acknowledgment and Health Certification:

Before your child’s first in-person session, we are asking clients to submit an acknowledgment of these protocols and a health certification, which you can find here. Thank you again for your cooperation and for helping all of us stay healthy!