Karen Rodgers is a Speech Language Pathologist based in Vermont. Additionally, she is a Speech Language Pathologist at the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, VT.

The Stern Center is a Nonprofit literacy center dedicated to helping children and adults reach their full potential and enrich the lives of learners as working with the  Communication Science and Professional Learning Departments.

Previously Karen worked at Easter Seals in Salisbury, Maryland. Easter Seals is Pediatric Outpatient setting serving patients and families birth-21 years. There she provided evaluation and differential diagnosis of communication, cognitive and swallowing/feeding disorders. Participated in IEP meetings, collaborated and trained school staff members.  Karen created and implemented Social Skills Program, trained in Social Thinking Curriculum, created and lead therapeutic feeding groups. Also, she independently organized and directed parent training for PROMPT.

Additional Professional Accomplishments

Developed IEP’s.
Trained and implemented Creative Curriculum for preschool inclusive program.
Presenter at FACES (Families for Autistic Children Education & Support.)
Trained in PROMPT.
Trained in SOS feeding approach.
Incorporated and received training and experience in ABA, PEC’s.
Attended DIR institute.
Implemented ECERS/ITERS for medical day programs.
Initiated literacy program for facility residents
Developed dining/feeding group for residents
Provided direct counseling and education to parents of children with dysphagia.


Temple University
Masters — Speech-Language Pathology

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