Kristi Erhart Rollins M.A., CCC-SLP has been empowering families to help their children communicate for over 20 years. Before joining the Monkey Mouths team, Kristi worked for both Cook Children's Medical Center and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI). Kristi has worked in conjunction with Erin Bernett for over 17 years in the development and use of the Sound Card System in the treatment of children with motor-planning disorders. In addition to SCS, Kristi has been PROMPT/Advanced PROMPT Bridging trained, completed training with Edyth Strand PhD, CCC-SLP and trained in the Kaufman Apraxia System. Kristi is experienced with using numerous oral-motor/feeding techniques such as Sara R. Johnson M.S., CCC-SLP, Lori Overland M.S., CCC-SLP, Deborah Beckman M.S., CCC-SLP, and Catherine Shaker, M.S., CCC-SLP. Kristi has completed training as a myofascial therapist. Kristi has also completed training in the use of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She has combined this experience with her knowledge of language development and her education from Vincent Carbone PhD, ABA, Mark Sundburg PhD, BCBA, and Tamara Kasper, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA in controlling negative behaviors that many times accompany a language disorder to establish well-rounded, success based treatment plans for her patients. Kristi and her husband Mike have two children. She is a runner and enjoys cooking with help from Pinterest.
The ability to speak has opened up Jacob's world. Thanks to weekly speech at Monkey Mouths, he continues to strengthen both his language and communication skills. Margaret Y.; mother... more
I feel that the therapists are very child-centered, caring and great at working with kids. Jeanne C.; mother to Jackson with Down syndrome
We had been to a few speech therapists but still had little language by the time Hayden was 4 years old. A friend of mine told me about a gifted speech therapist that was opening her own clinic (... more
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