Linda Cervenka, MA, CCC – Speech and Language Pathologist

Linda Cervenka is a licensed speech-language pathologist and works primarily with children and adolescence with autistic spectrum and related disorders utilizing DIR model and development language models. She has a private practice in LaGrange, Illinois. Linda is also co-founder of Soaring Eagle Academy, an Illinois State Board of Education approved school serving students 5 through 21 years of age with autism and related disorders. Within the academy, Linda serves as an expert clinician, supporting staff and students in learning and growing within the DIR model and developmental language model. Linda received her Bachelor’s Degree from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL and her Master’s Degree in communicative disorders from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has worked for 30 years with children with special needs, in home based and clinic based therapeutic services and public and private schools providing consultation, training and support for children and families. Linda is a senior faculty member of Profectum and has presented nationally on the topic of developmental approaches to intervention for children.