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Jenny Traver, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

Jenny Traver
Lecturer, Language Acquisition
Department: 
Online Prerequisites for the Health Professions

Jenny is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with experience across clinical settings including inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient clinics, and private practice. Her clinical focus is family-centered care in pediatric brain injury rehabilitation, school re-entry planning, and executive function therapy. Through her private practice, Cognitive SLP, Jenny works with school-aged children, adolescents, and young adults to strengthen their cognitive and communication skills. She is also a per diem speech-language pathologist with Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, where she previously held a full-time position with their Inpatient Pediatric Program. 

Jenny is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). 

Jenny has served as a term lecturer for MGH IHP since January 2019. 


Education

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
BA, Psychology and Education

MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
MS, Speech-Language Pathology

Presentations

Traver, J. (2021) Developing a Growth Mindset When Working with Children and Adolescents. Spaulding Outpatient Center for Children Education Series. Boston, MA.

Traver, J. (2019) Executive Function Skills: Strategies for the Successful Student. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seed Academy. Cambridge, MA.

Traver, J. (2019) School Re-entry Considerations for Pediatric Brain Injury Patients: The Role of the SLP. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Brain Injury Conference. Boston, MA

Letvinchuk, A. & Traver, J (2019). Pediatric Brain Injury: Assessment, Treatment, and School Re-entry Considerations. Spaulding Outpatient Center for Children Education Series. Boston, MA.

Holmes, L., Keating, C., & Traver, J. (2018) Escape the Room: Engaged Learning Activities for Executive Function Skill Development Following Acquired Brain Injuries. Annual American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention. Boston, MA.