Tanya Topper MS, CCC-SLP

Treating Since- 2010


University of Michigan


Northwestern University

Speech Language Pathology


  • Child Language Development
  • Family and Friends
  • Traveling
  • Exercising
  • Dogs


  • Early Intervention Specialist


  • English

Areas of Expertise

  • Apraxia of Speech
  • Autism
  • Executive Function
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Early Intervention
  • Language Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Literacy
  • Phonological Disorders

How can I help your child succeed?

In addition to her role on the TherapyWorks administrative team, Tanya Lotzof Topper is a licensed speech-language pathologist who is devoted to making a difference in children’s lives. Tanya has worked in various settings including preschools, hospitals, and private practice.

Tanya is trained in the evidence-based Orton-Gillingham reading program and has worked with children with reading disorders, such as dyslexia. Her primary areas of expertise include expressive/receptive language delays and disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, feeding disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).

Tanya founded, owned and operated Therapy Buddies, a pediatric speech and language practice that merged with TherapyWorks. She brings her unique expertise as the founder of a successful private practice as well as her reputation as a highly regarded and skilled speech pathologist to the TherapyWorks team.

Tanya is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and She is Early Intervention Credentialed in the State of Illinois. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Northwestern University. She lives in the Northern Suburbs with her husband and two children.

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