Rebekah Novom, M.A. CF-SLP, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Scripps College and her Master of Arts degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from University of Colorado Boulder. She has experience working with pediatric and adult populations in clinic, hospital, and school settings, both in-person and remotely. She has assessed and provided treatment to children with articulation, language, fluency, and social skills difficulties. She also has experience assessing and providing intervention to adults with aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, language disorders, and those with memory and social skills difficulties.
Rebekah is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is currently a Clinical Fellow.
Jill Fitzgerald, M.Ed., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Loyola University in Maryland and holds her Master’s degree in Communication Science Disorders from the University of Virginia. Jill has a comprehensive and collaborative approach to speech, language, voice, dysphagia, and cognitive-linguistic treatment focusing on the whole individual. As a Senior Speech Pathologist in a hospital setting, Jill has experience targeting neurological disorders, dysphagia, stroke, aphasia, concussion/ TBI, and voice disorders. Jill is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Liz Hasseltine, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology
and Audiology and her Master of Education degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from
the University of Virginia. She has experience with both pediatric and adult populations in the school,
clinical and hospital settings. Liz has worked extensively with children in the areas of articulation,
phonology, expressive/receptive and pragmatic language disorders, auditory processing, fluency,
and feeding disorders. Additionally, she has experience evaluating and treating adults with
dysarthria, aphasia, cognitive disorders, pragmatic disorders, dysphagia as well as individual’s
seeking accent modification. Liz is Orton-Gillingham Reading Program trained. She is currently
serving as the Vice President for Member Services on the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of
Virginia (SHAV) Board of Directors. Liz is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds her
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association
Rachel Kagle, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University and her Master of Science in Education in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University. She has experience in clinical and school settings assessing and providing treatment to children with language, articulation, voice, fluency, and social deficits. She has worked with adults with aphasia, fluency disorders, language disorders, accent reduction, and individuals with cognitive and social deficits. Her work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and developmental disabilities have been one-on-one and in small groups. Additionally, Rachel holds an Autism Spectrum Disorders certification, is Orton-Gillingham Reading Program trained, and is trained to provide orofacial-myofunctional therapy. Rachel is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Christine Long, our Office Manager, has been with McLean Speech more than a decade. She oversees scheduling, billing and other tasks. She previously worked in administration for IBM for 25 years. In addition, two of her three children were McLean Speech clients.