Kara Tamayao MS, CCC-SLP
Kara Tamayao MS, CCC-SLP


  • Education
Marquette University
Bachelor of Science - Speech Language Pathology & Audiology
Howard University
Master of Sciences - Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Interests
  • Running, Playing the piano, Meditating
  • Specialization
  • PROMPT,DIR/ Floortime,Social Thinking,Hanen,Early Intervention Specialist,Kaufman Method Childhood Apraxia
  • Areas of Expertise
  • Apraxia of Speech,Auditory Processing Disorders (APD),Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC),Autism,Executive Function,Developmental Disorders,Early Intervention,Language Disorders,Learning Disabilities,Literacy,Phonological Disorders,Resonance Disorders
  • How can I help your child succeed?

Kara is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in Illinois and California;  She is a certified member in the American Speech-Hearing Association. She also holds credentialing as an Early Intervention Specialist. She has background in the areas of receptive-expressive language disorder, motor speech disorder, Autism,  social-pragmatic disorder, genetic disorders, Cerebral Palsy, and training in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy, DIR/Floortime, and PROMPT therapy. Kara has over 5 years of professional experience working with children with various communication disorders. In her free time she enjoys meditating. Kara believes a child’s progress is highly related to the level of connection, rapport, and trust she is able to build with their family.

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