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Wendy Freedman Avolio

Wendy Freedman Avolio, American speech and language pathologist. Active youth and children committee Jewish Comty. Center, Tucson, 1986-1988, Tucson Classics, 1989-1994; board directors Tucson Residence Foundation, since 1993. Member American Speech Language and Hearing Association (certified), Arizona Speech and Language Association.

Background

Avolio, Wendy Freedman was born on February 24, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Harold Stanley and Phyllis Maxine (Broodno) Freedman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bradley University, 1973. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1975.

Career

Speech-language pathologist, Bartlett (Illinois) School District, 1975-1976;speech-language pathologist, Proviso Area for Exceptional Children, Maywood, Illinois, 1976-1977;speech-language pathologist, Center Reading and Speech Clinic, Mount Prospect, Illinois, 1977-1978;speech-language pathologist, Tucson Unified School District, 1978-1979;speech-language pathologist, Handmaker Jewish Geriatric Center, Tucson, 1981;manager speech-language therapy program, Department Economics Security/Division Development Disabilities, Tucson, 1981-1986;manager speech-language therapy program, Southern Arizona Special Education Cooperative, Vail, 1986-1992;manager speech-language therapy program, Amphitheater School District, 1992-1995;therapeak, Life Care Center-Tucson, 1993-1995;speech-language pathologist, Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation, Tucson, 1995-1997;private practice, Tuscon, since 1997. Consultant speech-language Parent Support Group, Tucson, 1981-1987, Arizona Advisory Committee For Deaf-Blind, Tucson, 1983-1987. Language consultant Community Outreach Program for Deaf, Tucson, 1983.

Membership

Active youth and children committee Jewish Comty. Center, Tucson, 1986-1988, Tucson Classics, 1989-1994. Board directors Tucson Residence Foundation, since 1993.

Member American Speech Language and Hearing Association (certified), Arizona Speech and Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, aerobics, traveling.

Connections

Married Michael Howard Strauss, August 31, 1975 (divorced 1981). Children: Nicole Erin, Mallary Blair. Married Mark Richard Avolio, March 24, 1985.