DIR® Expert Clinician, Co-Founder
Michele Ricamato is a co-founder and DIR® Expert Clinician at Soaring Eagle Academy and a licensed speech-language pathologist who works primarily with children diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. She has been in private practice since 1997 and worked in an early childhood setting prior to that.
Michele has participated in the certification process for DIR®. She is certified as an SLP and trainer/tutor for ICDL and Profectum. She is also a faculty member of Profectum where she trains and supports those that are part of certification as well as training courses.
Michele has an interest in developmental speech and language therapeutic work and uses the science of developmental language acquisition to guide her evaluation and intervention of children with disorders in relating and communicating.
Michele has a Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Communicative Disorders from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
Michele is also a mother of three children and has learned the most about development and language acquisition through her interactions and experience as a parent.