Maggie Hogan, MS, CCC-SLP
Maggie first graduated from University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While working as a substitute teacher, she knew she wanted to help people in a more individualized way, so she went back to school to pursue speech-language pathology. She graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor and Masters of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Maggie’s professional experience includes over 10 years of experience working with children who have special needs. She specializes in childhood apraxia of speech and has a solid foundation working with children diagnosed with receptive and expressive language delays, autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions affecting their communications skills. Additionally, Maggie has experience and is passionate about assessing and administering therapy to adults who stutter, who have suffered a stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or other acquired neurological diagnoses. Maggie also has experience working with the transgender population and people of all ages who have been diagnosed with a tongue thrusts and articulation differences
Dani Trapani, BS, SLPA
Dani received her Bachelors of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at California State University of Sacramento (CSUS),this is also where she received her SLPA certification. Dani has experience in treating a variety of speech and language disorders. She works with children and adults with varying diagnoses including Autism spectrum disorder, articulation delays, aural rehabilitation, childhood apraxia of speech, and expressive/receptive language delays, just to name a few. Dani previously worked at a non-public school working with clients diagnosed with developmental disabilities and learning disorders. She attends various workshops and conferences to find new and innovative ways to approach each therapy session. She loves working with clients to make speech therapy a fun place to come!
Emily Gomeztagle, MS, CCC-SLP
Emily graduated from Marquette University with a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. She comes to tuLIPS with extensive experience in Skilled Nursing Facilities and Hospitals, where she evaluated and treated adults with speech language and cognitive disorders, recovering from strokes and TBI’s. While in the medical setting, she added to her experience in the treatment and identification of swallowing and feeding disorders as well. Most recently, Emily worked in the public-school system in Los Angeles. There she gained experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including phonological disorders, expressive/receptive language delays, articulation disorders and Autism spectrum disorder. She is passionate about her field of work and loves finding ways to make therapy enjoyable and effective for her clients of all ages!
Emily Beiers, BA, SLPA
Emily is a California-licensed speech-language pathology assistant. She is a bay area native who has enjoyed working with kids for years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her SLPA certification from Cal State University Northridge. Emily has worked both in private practice as well as in the public-school system. She has experience treating a variety of speech and language disorders including mixed expressive and receptive language disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, apraxia, traumatic brain injury, phonological and articulation disorders and social/pragmatic delays. She also enjoys leading social skills groups for all ages. Emily has experience in implementation as well as educating clients and their families on a variety of high and low tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices. Emily enjoys helping strengthen one’s ability to communicate, express themselves and gain confidence!
Elisabeth Scott, MS, CFY-SLP
Elisabeth is from Sacramento, CA where she began taking sign language courses during her schooling at St. Francis High School. Elisabeth was drawn to apply to speech-language pathology programs across the country. Elisabeth attended the University of Kansas for her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language and Hearing and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. During her time in graduate school, Elisabeth received extensive training in the public-school districts regarding evaluation and treatment of articulation, phonology, language and social pragmatic disorders. Elisabeth also completed three months at Phoenix Children’s Hospital where she worked with infants and children with feeding and swallowing difficulties. Elisabeth strongly believes in working with families in order for speech therapy to generalize into the child’s everyday life. Elisabeth is passionate about working with children with neuro diversities and infants with feeding difficulties.
Alyssa Kiefer, MS, CFY-SLP
Alyssa received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and earned a certificate of specialization in autism spectrum disorders from San Francisco State University. From a young age, Alyssa has encompassed a love for language, communication, and serving others. In 2013, Alyssa received her BA in Communication with a minor in French from California State University San Marcos. As an undergraduate, Alyssa also studied French abroad at L’Université Sorbonne de Paris. After graduating with her Bachelor’s degree, Alyssa worked as a behavioral therapist for children with a variety of communicative disorders and as a substitute teacher for children (K-12th). Ultimately, these experiences propelled Alyssa in the direction of becoming a Speech Language Pathologist. Alyssa has experience working with a variety of communicative disorders and she is passionate about making therapy meaningful for her clients and families. She also enjoys bringing elements of music and singing into her therapeutic sessions, as a tool to further develop speech, language, and communication.