About the Author
Cindy Gaulin, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with almost 20 years experience helping children with communication difficulties. Her creative work with children draws on her broad undergraduate and graduate training in linguistics, anthropology, psychology and communication disorders. She has worked in clinical, research and educational settings, but has focused primarily on evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders in children. She earned a master's degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981 and was awarded the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1982. She currently spends part of each year evaluating and treating children's communication disorders and part time developing informational materials about language and speech problems for parents and teachers.