SLP Podcast Ep 18 – Working with Children and Adults with Down Syndrome – Jennifer Gray, MS, CCC-SLP
In this episode, we talk with Jennifer Gray MS, CCC-SLP about working with children and adults with Down Syndrome. We discuss why she decided to specialize in helping down syndrome patients, the misconceptions about people with down syndrome, the training she has done, advice she’d give to those wanting to work with a similar population, and much more!
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About Jennifer Gray MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Gray MS, CCC-SLP earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in speech-language pathology from Northern Arizona University in 2001 and went on to complete two years of post-graduate study at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette focusing on fluency disorders and literacy. She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of speech and fluency and has written articles for both specialties.
She has specific training in feeding, oral-motor, and oral-placement therapies and currently specializes in treating those with motor speech disorders and dysarthria.
She is currently treating, speaking, and writing about speech and feeding difficulties and abilities for those with the diagnosis of Down syndrome. She works closely with the Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association and collaborates with the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado.