Saralyn Rubsam


Okemos, Michigan


Saralyn completed her bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology at Western Michigan University in 1998 and her master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders at Miami University in
Ohio in 2000.  She has over 10 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of pediatric and adult speech-language and communication disorders.

Saralyn has provided professional treatment and family support within the home, classroom, inpatient, outpatient rehabilitation, acute care and private practice settings.  She has experience with a variety of specialized programs including It Takes Two to Talk, Therapeutic Listening, PROMPT, Beckman Oral Motor and the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).  She completed her master’s thesis on Language and Learning: The Influence of Routine on the Communicative Functions and Means of Children with Autism and has presented at the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association (ISHA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Saralyn has also lectured at Michigan State University Communicative Science Graduate Program and Eastern Michigan University. She has teacher certification in the field of elementary education for grades K-9 and regularly consults with families and school programs regarding communication impairments and assists with the development of 504b plan and Individualized Education Plans

Saralyn is licensed by the state of Illinois and the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).  She is a member of The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIA), a Certified Provider of Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy by the Society of Cognitive Rehabilitation (SCR) and has served on the executive board as a member-at-large for the Michigan Speech-Language
Association (MSHA).