Lynn Gauman

Speech Pathology Services

Lynn GaumanHaving worked in a diverse array of settings for over twenty years, Lynn brings a wealth of experience to her role as director of Lynn Gauman Speech Pathology Services. Throughout her career, she has provided consultations and direct service to schools, hospitals, agencies, health care providers, and families. Lynn is a nationally certified speech language pathologist who holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in the state of Rhode Island.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California and her Master’s Degree from San Diego State University in Speech Pathology and Audiology. A former university instructor and lecturer, she also has practiced as a medical speech-language pathologist, a school-based speech and language specialist, and a speech-language pathologist in early intervention programs. Prior to discovering her passion for speech-language pathology, Lynn was a newspaper reporter. She finds speech pathology much more rewarding.

Lynn has advanced training in the treatment of motor speech disorders, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech:

  • PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) Bridging trained (level II)
  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing
  • Talk Tools

Lynn is an experienced feeding therapist, having specialized in the treatment of dysphagia in the medical setting. She is trained in:

  • Food Chaining therapy
  • Evidenced-based practices for family-centered feeding therapy

She has extensive experience working with children who present on the Autism Spectrum or who exhibit social communication disorders.

She is a Hanen Certified Program Leader

  • It Takes Two to Talk® – The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Language Delays
  • More Than Words® – The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • TalkAbility™ – The Hanen Program® for Verbal Children on the Autism Spectrum

Lynn uses these certifications to teach group classes as well as in a 1:1 format with families. Additionally she is trained in:

  • SCERTS Model (Social Communication Emotional Regulation Transactional Support)
  • Interactive Metronome as a certified provider

Lynn is a multiple awardee of the ACE Award (Award for Continuing Education) given by the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Feel free to explore the following links to learn more about Lynn’s certifications and associations.
Risha logoThe Hanen ProgramThe Prompt InstituteAmerican Speech-Language Hearing Association
Interactive MetronomeAmerican Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and AudiologyFeeding Matters