Meet Our Team
Speech/Language Pathologists work with
children and adults with speech, language, swallowing
and hearing problems. They work on developing a person's
speaking, listening, reading, memory, writing or swallowing
Faith Regional Speech/Language Pathology
offers specialized and individualized programs.
Each person's program is designed to meet his or her specific
needs. Education of patient and family is key to the success
of individual programs. Physician referrals initiate the
Speech/Language Pathology programs which are based on
diagnosis and needs.
- Fluency (Stuttering)
- Feeding and Swallowing skill
To learn more about Speech/Language Pathology, visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website.
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Who may benefit from Speech Therapy?
Children or adults who have experienced any of the following
may benefit from Speech/Language Pathology Programs:
- Brain Injury
- Neurological Injury
- Cancer (Head/Neck)
- Hearing Loss
- Developmental Speech Delays
- Childhood Apraxia of Speech
- Parkinson's Disease
- Cerebral Palsy
- Guillian-Barre Syndrome
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Debilitated State
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
April Laskowski, MS/CCC-SLP
April graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders. April worked in south central Nebraska, where she had the opportunity to work with the geriatric population. April soon realized that many of the individuals she came into contact with could benefit from services such as SLP. This led her to pursue her M.S. of Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska - Kearney and later join Faith Regional Health Services. She particularly enjoys seeing the determination and perseverance her stroke patients display throughout their rehabilitation. At Faith Regional, April has had the opportunity to serve many individuals who have made tremendous gains through Acute Rehabilitation.
Gina Siefert, MS/CCC-SLP
Gina is an undergraduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in December 2007 from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She is nationally certified with Clinical Certificate of Competence, and licensed by the State of Nebraska. At Faith Regional, Gina has had the opportunity to work with a variety of patients in different settings that range from outpatient to acute care. She particularly enjoys working with patients in the acute care setting. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with family and friends and spending time outdoors.
Angela Kruid, MS, CCC-SLP