Carney Speech & Feeding is a therapist owned and operated private practice located in Palos Hills, IL. We specialize in
Speech and Language Therapy, Feeding Therapy and Myofunctional Therapy for children ranging in age from birth to adulthood.
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm CST
10125 S. Roberts Rd. Suite 104
Phone: (708) 625-5071
Fax: (773) 360-5813
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Katie Carney, M.S., CCC-SLP, COM™, CLC is a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP), certified orofacial myologist (COM™) and certified lactation counselor (CLC). She has 13 years experience working as an SLP and has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings including: early intervention, outpatient clinic, school, hospital and skilled nursing facility.
In 2017, Katie decided to start her own business, Carney Speech & Feeding, due to the demand for private speech therapy. Katie lives in Oak Lawn with her husband and two children and is a graduate of St. Christina grammar school and Mother McAuley High School.
Katie received her M.S. in Speech Pathology from Eastern Illinois University in 2008. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has been an early intervention specialist since 2009. Katie is a six time recipient of ASHA's ACE award for her commitment to continuing her professional education. Katie has special interest in oral motor, tongue ties, feeding and speech development. Katie is trained in orofacial myology through the IAOM, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment Protocol, TOTS (Tethered Oral Tissues) Speciality Training, SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding Therapy and is a Level 2 trained Talk Tools Therapist.
Katie believes children learn best through play; therefore, play is the central theme of all sessions. Parent's are encouraged to participate in therapy with their child. We provide parent training and homework to carryover skills learned in therapy sessions.
Caitlin’s goal is to help the pediatric population improve their feeding, swallowing, and communication goals. She is a huge foodie and believes everyone has the right to enjoy a meal!
She received her Master of Art degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Illinois University in 2021. Caitlin has a diverse experience with children with differing diagnoses developing individualized speech, language and cognitive treatment plans
Every child is unique, so building a strong relationship is her first goal to provide effective therapy. This helps Caitlin to learn and build off of their strengths and identify areas for improvement to meet his/her needs. Nothing brings Caitlin more joy than watching a child’s language grow, seeing the child try new foods, and seeing the pride and confidence that comes with it!!
Gwen received her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Saint Mary’s College in 2017. Her career started in public schools, working with students ages 3-22 with a variety of speech and language needs including students with diagnoses of autism and intellectual disability. She is passionate about providing quality speech and language services to kids so they can be successful both at home and in school.
Gwen has a special interest in providing therapy to kids with language and literacy disorders and finding functional ways to work on language skills, such as learning through play, reading story books, or even school work. She also has experience treating speech sound disorders, such as phonological disorder and childhood apraxia of speech, as well as targeting AAC use. She enjoys learning about the different areas of speech, language and feeding therapy and has received the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education. Gwen looks forward to building relationships with kids and their families and watching them meet their goals.
Stephanie is the administrative assistant here at Carney Speech & Feeding.
Currently, she is a Communication Sciences & Disorders student at Saint Xavier University, pursuing a degree to become a Speech-Language Pathologist. Working at Carney Speech & Feeding gives Stephanie the opportunity to learn each day.
She is from Oak Lawn, but lives in Hickory Hills. In her free time she enjoys reading novels, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with her friends and family.