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"As a preschool educator, I have had the opportunity to work with Jenifer Gaum in the classroom.  She is an astute observer of a child's speech and language needs and is able to incorporate therapy into typical classroom play.  The other classroom children view her as another adult helping in the classroom.  I appreciated her feedback on how I can best help a specific child, and most suggestions actually benefit all children.  Jennifer has been helpful diagnosing when a child needs either therapy or developmental time and in guiding me as I work with the young children in my classroom." -SG

Jennifer S. Gaum, MA, CCC-SLP

Owner and Founder


Jennifer is the owner and founder of Children’s Speech Therapy Services, LLC. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed in the state of Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in speech pathology at the University of Maryland and her Master of Arts degree in communication disorders from the George Washington University. She has over 15 years of experience across age ranges, from preschool to high school, in a variety of settings including public schools, in-home services, and summer camps. Jennifer is PEERS® certified ( has attended various trainings on teaching yoga to children with special needs. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling with her family, and exercising.

Please read the article published about Jennifer on the ASHA website:

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