Jennifer Kohn

Co-Owner - MS, CCC-SLP
E-mail: jk@southtownschildrens.com
Brief info

Jennifer is a licensed speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience in evaluating and treating a variety of speech disorders in children from birth to 19 years of age. She has completed over 300+ hours of specialized training in the area of verbal behavior with over 18 years of applying these skills within home, preschool, and school settings. Jennifer’s career has primarily focused on supporting educational teams and co-workers in developing functional communication in children and young adults with challenging behaviors. Her genuine interest of others makes her a team player as she finds value in sharing her acquired skills with fellow co-workers, educational teams, and families. Throughout her career, Jennifer has provided quality supervision to numerous clinical fellows. She remains passionate in building productive interactions with the service she provides to her students and within the professional community.

Education:
Pennsylvania State University – Graduate Applied Behavior Analysis (12 credit hours) 2001
State University of New York at Fredonia – Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology 1998
State University of New York at Fredonia – Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech and Hearing Handicapped 1997

License/Certifications:
NYS Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
NYS Permanent Certification – Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
Hanen Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Registered Behavior Technician

Special Accomplishments:
ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Nominee – formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 ASHA continuing education units within a 36-month period.
Areas of Interests:
Verbal Behavior and Functional Communication Training
Early Childhood Development
Family and Parent Training
Social Communication/Pragmatic Language
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Telepractice

Jennifer’s core belief is “never, ever give up.” She is determined to find all possible solutions to challenging situations and “not to quit.” Jennifer is dedicated in learning new skills to help “figure it out” to problems that are never too big to give up on.

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