Abby Lester M.S.

 Abby Lester M.S



Abby received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University.  Prior to this, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education from Vanderbilt University.

Abby’s diverse training has afforded her the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, ranging from schools to hospitals and pediatric clinics.  Her experience includes evaluation and treatment of children with Autism, Language Disorders, Developmental Delays, Social Pragmatic Language Disorders, Speech Sound Disorders, Fragile X, Down syndrome and other diagnoses.  Most recently, Abby worked at Soaring Eagle Academy, a school for children with autism and related disorders, specializing in the DIR/Floortime approach and Developmental Language Models.  Her foundation in elementary and special education gives her a unique perspective on every child with whom she works.  Abby was born in Highland Park and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  She is excited to be part of the Cawn/Krantz staff and looks forward to building relationships with her clients and their families.

Contact Abby: (847) 480-8890, ext 24 or via e-mail