Meet Our Speech Language Pathologists
Melissa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is passionate about collaborating with families and other professionals to support children’s communication skills. Melissa has most recently worked in a public elementary school setting. She has experience treating children with a variety of needs including speech articulation disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Cleft Lip/Palate, language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and cognitive delays. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, traveling, hiking and exploring beautiful Colorado.
Meaghan received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Growing up with a best friend with down syndrome, Meaghan developed her dream to dedicate her life to working with people with special needs. Her passion for Speech-Language Pathology developed even more over the past 4 years while working at a school in Connecticut for children with autism.
Meaghan has evaluated and treated children of all ages with a wide range of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. Her special interests include AAC, feeding and swallowing therapy, working with individuals with autism as well as working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Meaghan was given the unique opportunity to travel to Guatemala for two clinical rotations to provide speech, language, and swallowing intervention in rural villages. She also has extensive experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. She plans to pursue a doctoral degree in speech language pathology in order to provide the autism community with more resources and support. Meaghan is devoted to ensuring the most holistic approach to therapy for each child while advocating for individuals with special needs and their families.
In her free time Meaghan loves to run, ski, golf, and go to the beach.
MA, CCC-SLP, RYT
Caroline L Mancuso, MA, CCC-SLP, RYT has been practicing Speech-Language Pathology with an emphasis in Early Childhood in the south Denver area since 2004. Her areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental motor planning speech disorders, play-based speech-language intervention, functional language development, and parent training. Her spirited, humorous approach to intervention is balanced with continuing study of neuroscience and related behavioral applications. She is honored to have the opportunity to guide young children and their families on the path to the joys of communication. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family
Colleen Imerman was awarded her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Science from Arizona State University and her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Central Michigan University. Colleen has her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, and a license to practice Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Colorado.
While earning her Master’s Degree, Colleen was given a unique experience to participate in Central Michigan University’s intensive Summer Speech-Language Pathology Specialty Clinics. This five week, residential therapy program allowed her to challenge her clients and other campers to use their new communication skills both in and outside the clinic. During this program, she developed a passion to help children with communication disorders.
Colleen’s professional experience has focused on the pediatric population, ranging from preschool to high school ages. As a school-based Speech-Language Pathologist, she has been part of a Special Education Team diagnosing and providing services for school-aged children requiring speech/language support services, including articulation, phonology, receptive/expressive language, social skills, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), voice, and fluency. Colleen currently specializes in articulation/phonological disorders serving children through her private practice. Additionally, she is a member of an Early Childhood Screening Team providing speech, language, hearing, and developmental screenings for preschool-aged children. Colleen has not only worked with children, but has worked with the adult neurogenic population in medical settings, including the University of Florida Shands Acute Care and Rehabilitation Hospitals. In 2004, she started a family with her husband and they now have three school-aged children. In her free time she likes to ski, mountain bike, hike, travel, visit family, and sail on Michigan’s Great Lakes.