Oak-Leyden is excited to welcome three new therapists to our Children’s Services team!
Renee Hanichak, MA, CCC-SLP Renee received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science and her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from The University of Iowa. She began working in pediatrics in 2010 and has loved every minute of it! In addition to individual therapy sessions, Renee also enjoys leading small peer groups as well as parent/child groups. Trainings and special interests include speech and language development, American Sign Language (ASL), social/pragmatics, and PROMPT.
Thelma Segbawu, MSOT, OTR/L Thelma received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Ghana and her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Chicago State University in 2012. She is a pediatric Occupational therapist at Proviso Area for exceptional children. She has worked with children with autism, sensory processing, selective mutism, and other neuro-developmental disorders. She has training in interactive metronome, Rhythmic movements, and primitive reflex integration for optimal function, and handwriting without tears. She is excited to join the Oak-Leyden team.
Megan Shishman, MS, CF-SLP Meg recently moved to Chicago from Bloomington, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University in 2019 with a degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Indiana State University in 2021. She is excited to join Oak-Leyden as a Speech-Language Pathologist, and work with various children and families to progress their child’s communication!