Kathryn earned her masters degree from the University of Vermont in 2019. She worked full time as a SLP in the Burlington School District at a K-5 elementary school. She is passionate about the connection between language and literacy development and has experience working with students on the autism spectrum who communicate using augmentative and […]
Social Learning and Communication Team
Ann Gatch, M.Ed.
Ann’s professional areas of interest are in mindfulness and student-centered learning through Big Picture Learning. Her focus as a special educator is in mathematics as well as working with students needing self-regulation skills. She has had training in life space crisis intervention. She is a musician, artist as well as being a lover of vegetarian […]
Julie Erdelyi, M.A.
Julie provides consultation and instruction. She has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in special education – developmental disabilities from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has extensive experience as a Special Educator and Autism Specialist designing and implementing academic instruction, proactive behavior […]
Elizabeth Rainville, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP
Elizabeth Rainville, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP, earned a Master’s degree at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she received the Nicholas and Martha Bountress Award for Clinical Achievement. She also won the Rita Purcell-Robertson Scholarship for outstanding clinical potential from the Communication Disorders Foundation of Virginia. Elizabeth has experience in a variety of clinical settings, including […]
Shaun Stephens, M.S.
Shaun Stephens is a speech-language pathologist with deep experience working with children and adults on many aspects of communication and social cognition, with specialized focus on social cognition, discourse-level language, and alternative-augmentative communication (AAC). He has a passion for using hands-on and experiential learning, and started a Makerspace at the Stern Center: the Social Learning […]