Emily Rooney

Emily Rooney  | Speech Pathologist

I am originally from Little Rock, AR and moved to Charlottesville in 2017. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Texas Christian University (Go Frogs!) and my Master's degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. I have worked with preschool through high school aged students.  I am LAMP (Language Acquisition through Motor Planning) trained and have experience working with children with a variety of disabilities and delays including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Apraxia, hearing loss, developmental delays, articulation delays and expressive and receptive language delays. I enjoy working collaboratively with occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavioral therapists and teachers to form a holistic plan for the child. In my free time, I enjoy hiking and watching college football!  


A Few Fun Facts about Emily:

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Favorite food: Everything espically cheese dip chicken strips and tacos. 

Pets: none.

Hobbies: Hiking and anything outdoors

Favorite Animal: Dogs.

Other fun fact about you?! My family hosted 2 exchange students while I was growing up.