Lauren B. Nehilla is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with additional training in the Lidcombe Program (for early stuttering intervention in young children) and the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program (a training program for parents of late talkers). Her areas of special interest include child speech sound disorders and language impairment, autism spectrum disorders, fluency disorders, and shared decision making and family involvement in the treatment process. In addition to teaching, Lauren is also Associate Director of Program and Student Support for CSD's online master's program, Speech@Emerson.
Lauren is an experienced practitioner and educator. She worked in Early Intervention settings in Massachusetts and New York, then as a school-based SLP in Seattle, WA, often serving as a community supervisor for undergraduate and graduate students. Most recently, she was a Lecturer and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington, where she was involved in projects ranging from support for college students on the autism spectrum to parent training to support early communication in a residential parenting program at the Women's Correctional Center of Washington.