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Janet Vinsen Bjorklund, American speech and language pathologist. Certified clinical speech pathologist, audiologist.


Bjorklund, Janet Vinsen was born on July 31, 1947 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Vernon Edward and Virginia Lea (Rogers) Bjorklund.


Student, University Vienna, Austria, 1967. Bachelor, Pacific University, 1969. Student, University Washington, 1971.

Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1977.


Speech pathologist, audiological consultant, United States Navy Hospital, Rota, Spain, 1972-1975;traineeship in audiology, Veterans Administration Hospital., San Francisco, 1976;speech pathologist, San Lorenzo (California) Unified Schools, 1975-1977, 78-81;director speech pathology, St. Lukes Speech and Hearing Clinic, San Francisco, 1977-1978;audiologist, X.O. Barrios, Doctor of Medicine San Francisco, 1977-1981;consultant, Visually Impaired Infant Program, Seattle, 1981-1982;speech pathologist, Everett (Washington) Schools, 1982-1994;speech-language pathologist, supervisor, Sultan (Washington) Schools, since 1995;supervisor pediatrics programs speech pathology, Group Health Cooperative Puget Sound, Seattle, 1994. Representative professional education advising committee Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, since 1995, Speech-Language Pathologist/Audiologist advising committee, since 1995. Consultant Providence Hospital Childrens Center, Everett, 1985-1993, Pacific Hearing and Speech, 1988-1993.


Chair Washington Middle School Site Council, 1995-1998. Member American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (legislation counselor State of Washington since 2000), Washington Speech and Hearing Association (regional representative 1985-1986, chair licensure task force 1986-1988, representative Birth to Six Project 1988-1991, president 1993, 2001), Washington Education Association, European Space Agency (special education task force since 2001), Phi Lambda Omicron (president Pacific University chapter 1968).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, needlecrafts, cooking.


Married Dan Robert Young, December 04, 1971. Children: Emery Allen, Alanna Vinsen, Marisa Rogers.