Alexandra G., M.A., CCC-SLP
Lead Therapist; Chicago Manager of Clinical Affairs
Alex joined the Clubhouse in 2004. She received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Saint Louis University, one of the top rated graduate schools in the U.S. Alex’s areas of interest include childhood apraxia of speech, autism, articulation, and phonological speech disorders and picky eaters/feeding concerns. Alex is a credentialed early intervention evaluator. She also has extensive community service experience, working with many different cultures in a variety of settings. Alex serves as our Lead Therapist at the Chicago Site.
Diala S. , M.A., CCC-SLP
Lead Therapist; Bilingual Clinical Manager
Diala joined the Clubhouse in 2005. She received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Saint Louis University, one of the top rated graduate schools in the U.S. Her primary areas of interests are: apraxia of speech, oral motor deficits, feeding disturbances, autism, and sensory integration dysfunction. In addition to having many areas of expertise and a terrific demeanor with children, she is fluent in both English and Arabic and conducts many bilingual Arabic evaluations. She also has great experience with diverse and multicultural populations in a variety of settings. Diala serves as the Clubhouse Clinical Specialist in Bilingual and Bicultural issues and Lead Therapist at our Downers Grove site.
Amber H., M.S., CCC-SLP
Lead Therapist- Downers Grove; Clinical Operations Manager
Amber joined the Clubhouse in 2005 with a Masters Degree from Western Illinois University. She brings years of experience working with children and adults who have special needs. Her primary areas of interest include articulation and phonological disorders, fluency disorders, expressive/receptive language delay, and apraxia. She has spent a decade with the Clubhouse seeing clients in the public schools, the Center, Early Intervention and serves as the Clubhouse Clinical Specialist for School Diagnostics and internal operations.
Natalie L., MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapy Department Lead
Natalie Loewe, MS, OTR/L, graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with her MS in Occupational Therapy in 2002. She has over 10 years of experience in Early Intervention and joined the Clubhouse in 2008. She has experience working with a wide variety of diagnoses from infancy through the teen years. Natalie has had the pleasure of mentoring fieldwork students and new graduates. She frequently shares her extensive knowledge of Sensory Integration Dysfunction by doing professional presentations for community schools, parents, CFC offices and other professionals. Natalie also presents on the topics of home programming and pediatric Aquatic Therapy. Natalie spends her free time playing with her own children, dancing, learning Tae Kwon Do, and exploring outdoor activities such as walks at the zoo and swimming. Natalie continues to pursue further education with numerous continuing education courses on various aspects of sensory integration and sensory integration dysfunction.