Meet Kim Gallo – an accomplished professional passionate about helping children and young adults thrive. Kim’s journey began in the late 90s when she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and worked alongside Certified Behavior Analysts teaching young toddlers diagnosed with autism. This experience inspired Kim to pursue Board Certification as an Associate Behavior Analyst.
In 2004, Kim earned a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The following year, she completed her fellowship and earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association. With her extensive knowledge and expertise, Kim has worked in various settings, including the Early Intervention program, K-12 schools, and private practice, helping children and young adults achieve their goals.
Besides her professional achievements, Kim is also a dedicated parent to two children, one of whom is a neurodivergent young adult. Her personal experiences as a parent have given her a unique perspective and a deep understanding of the challenges and joys of raising a neurodivergent child.
Through her work and personal experiences, Kim has become an advocate for neurodivergent individuals and their families. She is committed to providing high-quality care and support to those who need it most, and her expertise and compassion make her a valuable asset to any team.
Kim Gallo, an accomplished author with a background in the professional field, finds great pleasure in being a podcast guest to engage in conversations on neurodiversity and communication. Her dedication to assisting children and young adults who encounter communication difficulties has resulted in her working closely with the families of neurodivergent children, recognizing their distinctive requirements and utilizing customized techniques to help them surmount these obstacles. In addition, she derives immense satisfaction from aiding people to overcome communication barriers, whether in their interactions with peers, in the workplace, or in their relationships.