The Good News 2019

Providing speech and occupational therapy for local children for the past 12 years, Little You, Inc., is proud to be part of the Beverly, Morgan Park and Mt. Greenwood communities.

Located on the corner of 111th Street at 11053 S. Millard Ave., Little You and its staff take pride in upholding the values that are so important to the neighborhoods they serve: compassion to their families, loyalty to self and community, and passion for their profession.

Little You, Inc., has grown from just one speech therapist to a company with a large staff of skilled and seasoned therapists as well as support staff.

The reason for Little You’s success is its staff, and they exemplify family values and have many years of service.

The staff includes the following professionals:

Candace Barnes, occupational therapist, 3 years; Gianna Caponera, occupational therapist, 1 year; Sarah Czajka, speech-language pathologist, 11 years; Bridget Duffy, speech-language pathologist, 8 years; Lauren Fasan, occupational therapist, 7 years; Colleen Fisher, occupational therapist, 1 year; Lauren Gilboy, speech-language pathologist, 7 years; Elise Harrigan, speech-language pathologist, 1 year; Katie Humbertson, speech-language pathologist, 8 years; Shannon Konopasek, speech-language pathologist, 4 years; Michelle Lesiak, occupational therapist, lead occupational therapist, 3 years; Laura Maxwell, speech-language pathologist, lead speech therapist, 6 years; Katie Myers, speech-language pathologist, 1 year; Cassidy Newman, occupational therapist, 6 years; Rachel Nugent, office manager, 2 years; Erin Passamentt, occupational therapist, 6 years; Sydney Radcliffe, occupational Therapist, 1 year; Carolyn Ryan, certified medical biller, 10 years; Gina Ryan, language pathologist, 1 year; and Victoria Walters, speech-language pathologist, 2 years.

Little You offers individual and group therapy services where the staff focuses on improving the language, motor and pragmatic (social) skills of the children they serve.

Little You specializes in evaluating and treating children with a variety of delays and disorders, including the following: developmental delays, feeding/swallowing, oral/motor, articulation/phonology, receptive and expressive language, pragmatic/social language, stuttering, auditory processing, autism, motor planning and sensory-integration.

To increase their knowledge on their core areas of expertise, the staff regularly attends continuing-education conferences.

Little You, Inc., is a credentialed provider for the Illinois Early Intervention program, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois PPO and Blue Choice, Humana, doctor specific HMO insurance, and the Illinois Medicaid program.

Little You also offers “The Gym,” which, as well as being part of its therapy services, offers a one-hour open gym during the week where families can let their little ones play. The gym is open 11 a.m. until noon for kids ages 1-8. The cost is $3. Parents are required to stay during open gym to supervise their children.

Little You offers convenient morning and late-afternoon appointments.

For more information about Little You, Inc., call (773) 253-9856.

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