Specialist Directory

Nina V. Smith, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL


LEAP Learning Systems


180 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601

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Nina V. Smith, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Nina Smith joined the LEAP team in January 2010. Since then, she has been working extensively with Language for Scholars and is the current Executive Director for LEAP. Ms. Smith has a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology, and an M.A in Learning Disabilities all from Northwestern University.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity/Bilingual Speakers/English as a Second Language
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Language/Learning Disabilities
  • Language Wellness
  • Parent Coaching
  • Literacy: Reading/Dyslexia
  • Literacy: Writing/Spelling

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

  • Birth to Three
  • Early Education (Ages 3–5)
  • Middle School/High School (Grades 7–12)
  • Young Adult (Ages 17–22)