Paula Acuña
Speech Pathologist
Wilmette, Illinois
9 years of experience
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About me

Paula Acuña, M.A., CCC-SLP, known as Ms. Paula by her clients, offers customized speech, language, and feeding intervention for children and adults with a wide range of abilities to promote independence and improve their quality of life. While her expertise is in working with pediatric populations, her interests and dedication to the field extend across the lifespan. As a bilingual/multicultural provider, she is committed to providing specialized, therapeutic support among culturally and linguistically diverse families in her community.


Bachelor of Science in Human Communication Sciences, Northwestern University (2012)

Master of Arts in Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014)

Certification and training

PROMPT, Introduction (2016) and Refresher (2020)

DTTC (2018)

PECS Level 1 Training (2019)

SCERTS (2019)

Memberships and affiliations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Evidence-Based Care Evidence-Based Therapy Strengths-Based Therapy Telehealth

English, Spanish

Accepted insurances
Anthem Blue Cross Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice Health Plan Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Humana Optum Health UnitedHealthcare
Service introduction

Ms. Paula, SLP provides clients with high-quality services in English and Spanish, including evaluation, therapy, and consultation. These services are all performed by skilled and experienced speech therapists in the comfort of the client’s own home. Our approach is anchored by family engagement and participation to enhance and accelerate the outcomes of therapy. In addition to bilingual evaluations and speech-language therapy, Ms. Paula, SLP offers consultative services for parents and educators, as well as implementation training for augmentative & alternative communication (AAC) and ongoing parent/caregiver coaching.