Luke holds the belief that every person deserves the opportunity to reach his or her communication potential and that following a child’s intrinsic motivation will optimize communication outcomes. Luke prioritizes a high level of collaboration with teachers, parents, and caregivers knowing that supporting a child’s “circle of support” is essential in achieving effective therapy outcomes.
Luke’s diverse experience includes working with children and young adults with various diagnoses including autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, phonological/articulation disorders, receptive/expressive language disorders, ADHD and intellectual disability. Additionally, he has experience implementing various forms of assistive technology including: mounting systems, switches, text-to-speech apps, dictation software, word prediction, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) speech-generating apps such as Proloquo2go, TouchChat, CoWriter, and GoTalk.
Luke currently holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Westmont College as well as a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from California State University, Northridge. Additionally, Luke holds a law degree from Michigan State University (Juris Doctor).