Susan Glaub is a licensed and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist with over 25 years experience working with children and adults with communication difficulties. While completing her masters degree in speech-language pathology at Ohio University she also assisted in the development of a masters degree in education of the multiple handicapped. After working for the State of South Carolina and then for Charleston Speech and Hearing Center, she opened her first private practice in Charleston, SC in 1980. In 1987 she completed an intensive course in “The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Deviate Swallow” at the Institute of Myofunctional Therapy. She was trained and certified in 1992 by Dr. Guy Berard, the French otolaryngologist who developed Auditory Integration Training. In addition to working with her clients, she is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and organizations.
Lauren Schwabish M.S., CCC-SLP received her Bachelors of Science degree with Honors in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a Masters degree in Communication Sciences from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She has 15 years of experience working in hospitals and rehabilitation centers, evaluating and treating patients with neurologic illnesses, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, and neuropathy of critical illness. Lauren takes an integrative approach to therapy, seeking natural, functional opportunities in which to practice communication and thinking strategies, incorporating clients’ specific interests and needs. She actively collaborates with family and allied caregivers in order to foster greater independence and success in a wide variety of contexts. In addition to serving McLean Speech and Language Associates clients, she is a Senior Speech Pathologist at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria. She is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia and is a certified member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Laura Takach, M.A., CCC-SLP received a dual Bachelors of the Arts and Sciences degree in Psychology and Brain and Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester, and her Masters of Arts degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park. Laura began working at McLean Speech and Language Services, LLC in October of 2016. She has previously worked in a variety of settings, including the public school system, early intervention, and acute care. She evaluates and treats children and adults with a wide range of speech and language disorders, including articulation and phonological disorders, Apraxia of Speech, language disorders, stuttering, voice disorders, accent modification, developmental delays, and pragmatic deficits. Additionally, she works as a speech-language pathologist at a private school in Northern Virginia that specializes in educating children with learning differences. Laura also provides speech and language therapy services to adults with a variety of disabilities at a day facility in Northern Virginia. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of Virginia and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Laurie Stieglitz received her Bachelors of Science degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science from Boston University and her Masters of Education in Communication Science Disorders from the University of Virginia. She has experience in both a clinical and public school setting. Laurie has evaluated and treated children with language, articulation, voice, fluency, and pragmatic disorders. Laurie has also worked with adults with pragmatic and cognitive deficits, swallowing disorders, language disorders, fluency disorders, and accent modification. Currently Laurie is in her clinical fellowship year and is licensed to practice in the State of Virginia.
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.