Sara Andrews, SLP specializes in caring for patients who have autism, cleft lip, cleft palate, and/or childhood apraxia of speech (a motor impairment impacting speech production). She also frequently supports late talkers and offers cognitive rehabilitation for neurologic disorders and post-acute rehabilitation for patients who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Sara typically from works with patients ranging in age from 18 months to 18 years old.
In her practice, Sara leverages play-based therapy, centering her approach around what motivates the child. She works with patients and their parents to set appropriate goals during her initial evaluation and track milestones over time to recognize and inspire progress.
Sara is passionate about supporting care transitions for patients shifting to outpatient care after hospitalization for TBI. She also has significant experience working with schools and IEP teams, and often partners with the teachers at St. Luke's Children's Hospital to help kids return to school after discharge.
Sara earned a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, as well as a master's degree in speech-language pathology, from the University of North Dakota.
Originally from Minnesota, Sara enjoys skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and camping in her free time.
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