Our Team

Megan Brazas, M.A. CCC-SLP, QOM

Speech-Language Pathologist

Qualified Orofacial Myologist

AAC Specialist

Megan earned her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and obtained her master’s degree at Northwestern University.  She has extensive experience in working with children with complex communication needs, including Autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, rare medical conditions, and complex orthopedic impairments.  Additionally, Megan has experience evaluating and treating a variety of speech and language conditions including apraxia of speech and is PROMPT Trained.   Megan is a certified Qualified Orofacial Myologist and treats various conditions including tongue and lip tie, cleft lip and palate, and associated feeding disorders.   Megan is also a credentialed Early Intervention provider and holds a State of Illinois Teaching License.  Megan is very passionate about her work and keeping people informed on current topics by speaking locally and nationally.  Megan is a U.S. Patent Holder for Communication Systems and Methods.   She has presented on topics such as language development, core vocabulary, low-tech communication systems, functional communication, supporting communication in the special education setting, hypermobility, AAC, and typical language development.   Megan’s contributions include presentations at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Infintec, Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association (ISHA), Closing the Gap, and local and national school districts.  She is also the creator of the communication system Core Vocab Exchange System ™, a low-tech core vocabulary based communication system which aligns with typical language development. You can email Megan directly at meganb@slpathways.com or click here to be directed to the “contact us” page.