About ICCD

ICCD Staff

Caroline Brinkert, MS CCC-SLP

Director of Speech-Language & Occupational Therapies
ICCD Directors - Speech Department

Caroline Brinkert received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University, after graduating from Tufts University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Child Development.  She holds a Clinical Certificate of Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as professional licenses for both Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  She has extensive experience conducting comprehensive assessments for a range of language-based learning difficulties, including higher-level language tasks such as reading and writing, and social communication impairments. She also conducts school observations and attends IEP meetings, to support integration and application of recommendations across settings. Areas of treatment expertise include expressive/receptive language disorders, pragmatic language deficits, articulation and phonological disorders, fluency, reading comprehension, and executive functioning. She has worked in public and private schools, a pediatric outpatient hospital, and private practice. She has training in Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking® curriculum, strategies to improve executive functioning by Sarah Ward, and fluency shaping/stuttering modification strategies. Caroline has previously taught Clinical Phonetics at Boston University and is currently adjunct clinical faculty, supervising graduate students in both diagnostics and treatment.

In her free time, Caroline enjoys cooking, yoga, and playing with her young daughter.