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Springfield, IL 62703
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Hello! I am Amy Strohman, the Life Skills Speech-Language Pathologist here at Lee school. This is my third year with district 186, and I love being a Lee Lion! I received both my bachelor's degree in Speech and Hearing Science and my Master's degree in Speech-Lanaugage Pathology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I'm passionate about facilitating effective and appropriate communication at home, school, and vocational settings!


Communication is more than just speech. We communicate with our body language, facial expressions, gestures, and tone of voice. In speech and language therapy we use words, american sign language, pictures, gestures, and Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) to communicate with one another. I encourage choices, as this is a fun and important way to communicate.

downloadSpring Newsletter 2018

Newsletter Mar 15 Check out what we have been up to in Life Skills speech and language therapy! 

downloadWinter 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter Dec 18 Check out what we have been up to during the second quarter! It has been a wild Fall and Winter in the life skills speech room. 

Why AAC?

News Nov 14 Here is a great hand out from The Center for AAC and Autism regarding Alternative and Augmentative Communication! For more information check out www.aacandautism.org. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Photos Sep 29 One of our fall units is The Very Hungry Caterpillar! We targeted expanding verbal utterances, identifying fruits and vegetables, matching pictures, and counting. 

downloadFall 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter Sep 29 Check out what we have been up to in Life Skills Speech and Langauge! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns!

downloadWelcome Letter! Fall 2017

Newsletter Aug 25 Welcome back to Lee! I'm excited for a fun year, check out the attached newsletter that was sent home with your student this week. Contact me with any questions! 

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