Mairead Finn, SLP SLP 17251

Pediatric Feeding &

Speech-Language Pathologist

Services

Speech-Language Therapy

Feeding Therapy

Social Communication

Social Skills Groups

Focus Areas

  • Receptive & expressive language delays and disorders

    • Articulation & phonological disorders

    • Motor speech disorders (apraxia & dysarthria)

    • Social pragmatic deficits

    • Nonverbal communication using AAC (alternative & augmentative communication)

    • Autism spectrum disorders

    • Auditory Processing Disorders

  • Oral Sensory-Motor Development

    • Oral motor therapy

    • Feeding therapy

Mairead Finn, a licensed Pediatric Feeding and Speech Language Pathologist since 2006, has an amazing ability to improve the speech and feeding skills of children with special needs by incorporating fun and creative playtime techniques. Each child is unique, so treatment plans are developmentally based and tailored to meet their individual needs. Mairead's treatment approach integrates her professional training in a wide variety of techniques and modalities. She has worked with children in residential, recreational, school, and therapeutic settings.​ 

 

Mairead, a California native, lives in San Francisco with her wife and twin daughters, and she loves to travel. When she's not exploring other destinations, Mairead enjoys finding new restaurants in the Bay Area as well as walking her dog, Stella, in Golden Gate Park. In her free time you can find Mairead performing with the San Francisco Tsunami Synchronized swim team.

To learn more about Mairead, please visit her website. 

Education

B.A., Communication Disorders, minor in Special Education, San Francisco State University

M.S., Speech and Language Pathology with an emphasis in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, San Francisco State University

Training

  • ABA (Applied Behavorial Anaysis)

  • AAC (Alternative and Augmentive Communication)

  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems)

  • DIR/Floortime

  • SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory)

  • Oral Placement Therapy

  • Certified Level 1 Interpreter for the Deaf