Liliana is a certified, licensed bilingual speech language pathologist (SLP) currently practicing in Chicago, Illinois. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders in 2012 and her master’s degree in speech language pathology at Saint Xavier University in 2014. Liliana has extensive experience serving the bilingual population. Liliana specializes in pediatrics with children ranging in ages from 1-18 years old and predominantly serves bilingual Spanish-speaking students in general education programs, blended preschool programs and low-incidence programs. Liliana also has extensive experience treating and evaluating a variety of disorders. She has worked with children with autism, Down syndrome, cognitive impairments, learning disabilities, apraxia, fluency disorders, language disorders and developmental delays. Liliana’s areas of expertise include augmentative/alternative communication (AAC), bilingual language development and bilingual language delays/disorders. Liliana currently works full time in the public-school setting as a bilingual SLP and part time in early intervention working with bilingual families. Liliana also runs her own SLP blog geared towards providing bilingual resources for bilingual service providers, teachers and parents. In addition, Liliana creates bilingual resources and activities for teachers and SLPs which can be found on TeachersPayTeachers. Liliana is a certified member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) since 2014, a member of the Illinois Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA) since 2014 and maintains licensure in the state of Illinois.