Lindsey Darin

M.S., CCC-SLP

Lindsey Darin, a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist received her bachelors degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, with a minor in Spanish, from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. 

She earned her masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Lindsey has been practicing for five years, in both the public schools as well as with Caryn’s practice.  Upon completion of her masters program, Lindsey was hired by the Niles Township District for Special Education, where she worked with students ages three to twenty-one who were diagnosed with multiple impairments, with severity in the mild to profound range.  There, she received training in the areas of behavior modification, treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and augmentative communication.  Lindsey has taken her training and expertise to Lincolnwood School District 74, working primarily with children ages three to seven in the elementary school, Todd Hall.  She is a part of the Early Childhood Team, working with classroom teachers, Social Workers, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists to provide multi-disciplinary services to the children in the blended preschool program.  As a part of the team, Lindsey has received extensive training and experience in the area of preschool language development, and how it relates to development of pre-readiness skills, fine/gross motor skills, social communication and play skills.  Lindsey has also presented to professionals throughout Niles Township regarding Implementation of Augmentative Communication in the Classroom, as well as Strategies for Auditory Processing and Word Retrieval

Lindsey began working for Caryn during her college years, serving as an administrative assistant, while also enjoying ample opportunities to observe Caryn’s remarkable work with children.  After returning from graduate school in Boston, Lindsey began working part-time at the practice.  Lindsey currently works with children individually, and also co-facilitates Social Pragmatic Language Groups alongside Speech-Language Pathologists and Social Workers.  Her experience in special education and the public school system has enhanced her work in the private sector, as she incorporates behavior modification techniques and a multi-sensory approach to speech and language intervention.  Additionally, serving as a member of a school team herself, Lindsey understands the importance of school-based services.  Therefore, she works closely with her clients’ families and educational teams to problem-solve, assess intervention strategies and enhance communication across therapeutic settings.

Lindsey is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association.  She also serves on several school-based committees, and is the Chair of the Wellness Committee that teaches children the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.