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Cobblestone Speech

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Lynn Zimmerman MA, CCC-SLP

Lynn Zimmerman - Cobblestone Speech, Language and LearningLynn has been a Speech-Language Pathologist and active member of ASHA (TheAmerican Speech, Language and Hearing Association) since 1993. Lynn was awarded her Bachelors in Communication Disorders by Boston University in1991. Her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology was awarded by George Washington University in 1993. While in Graduate school she held a year long, grant funded, research and trainee position at the Georgetown University Hospital's Child Development Center. This experience provided her the opportunity to be a part of the Hospital's Assessment and Diagnostic team, allowing for in-depth experience as part of a multidisciplinary team of child development experts.

Following graduation Lynn moved to New Jersey to work at Voorhees Pediatric Facility providing Speech, Language, Feeding and Swallowing rehabilitation services to an inpatient, medically fragile population. Moving to Boston, Lynn took a similar position at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Pediatric Clinic. She enjoyed the opportunity, at both locations, to work closely with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Developmental Pediatricians and Respiratory Therapists.

Lynn moved to Denver in 1999 and took a position as a full time mother! While mothering she continued her education with courses specializing in Oro-Facial Myology, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Pediatric Voice Disorders, Childhood Stuttering, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Integration Disorders,and the PROMPT technique for speech production. In 2005 Lynn began to see children on a private basis in family homes. In addition, she began to contract with Jefferson County's Child Find program for the birth-3 population, also providing services in family's homes.

Cobblestone Speech, Language & Learning Opened

Lynn embraced the opportunity, in 2010, to open Cobblestone Speech, Language and Learning, an office based practice in the Ken Caryl area. Cobblestone offers families positive, motivating and effective Speech and Language services. Lynn recognizes that children with communication needs benefit greatly when Speech-Language Pathologists, Parents, Pediatricians, Care Providers, Teachers, and other health professionals work together and communicate regularly.

Lynn welcomes you, whole heartedly, to Cobblestone Speech, Language and Learning.


Lindsay UnzickerLindsay is a Speech Language Pathologist who provides evidence-based therapy to populations of all ages with a special interest in pediatrics. She believes establishing meaningful relationships with families and collaborating with related services helps to provide a holistic approach to treatment. She began her career providing services in a variety of settings within San Diego county including private clinics, early intervention, home health, and different school districts. While providing therapy in these settings, Lindsay developed skills for working with Developmental Language Disorders, Genetic Disorders, Autism Spectrum, Articulation Disorders, Phonological Processes, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Cognitive Disorders, Foreign Accent Modification, and Word Retrieval.

While working in the school districts, Lindsay implemented services within traditional public school settings, summer school, preschool transitions, and charter schools. She developed intensive knowledge of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and advocated strongly for the needs of her families. She worked closely with Special Educators, Occupational Therapists, and School Psychologists to support not only speech and language development but also social communication skills for the purpose of supporting academic progress.

Lindsay received her certificate of clinical competence from The American Speech, Language and Hearing Association in 2010 and is currently licensed by the state of Colorado. She graduated with honors with dual degrees from Michigan State University, including a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. She completed her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Arizona.

In her free time she enjoys the beautiful scenery in Colorado by camping, hiking with her family, looking for new playgrounds with her son, and bird watching. She participates in different local groups for Mothers, including starting a book club/playgroup with other local Moms and their children.


Speech Language Pathologist

Julie Alaniz MS, CCC-SLPJulie has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 2014 and has experience in a range of settings such as private practice, home-based early intervention, and in-patient pediatric. She grew up in New Hampshire before receiving her Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University. Julie relocated to Colorado in 2019 and has continued her work in the pediatric private practice setting since.

She has a variety of experiences working with speech, language, and feeding disorders. One such specialty is the Developmental Individual-difference Relationship-based model (DIR) Floortime. DIR was created for children on the autism spectrum. However, as a philosophy that focuses on the unique needs and interests of each individual, it can apply to any child or adult. These principles have become the foundation of Julie’s therapeutic style that she developed over three years in Austin, Texas at a pediatric private practice that specialized in DIR. She strives to build relationships with each child and their family to implement treatment that best meets the needs of each child. Julie feels strongly that parents are the biggest experts when it comes to their own child so she works diligently to make therapy meaningful and functional for every family.

Julie is also a specialist in social-emotional learning challenges, pragmatic disorders, selective eaters, and a responsive-based feeding approach. She has taken continuing education courses with Michelle Garcia Winner, Marsha Dunn Klein’s Get Permission Approach, and Catherine Shaker to deepen her knowledge in these areas. Julie moves at the child’s own pace in all areas of learning, including feeding goals. She encourages them to explore new foods and textures in ways that are comfortable and fun. Implementing feeding therapy in a pressure-free environment works towards the long-term goal of improving their overall relationship with food and mealtimes.

In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time outdoors going hiking and camping, chasing after her toddler, and spending time with her husband and daughter.


Office Manager

Melanie Duron, Office ManagerMelanie has over seven years of experience in the healthcare industry. Since earning her degree in Healthcare Administration, she has worked in various healthcare settings and roles from Patient Access at Swedish Medical Center ER to back-end coding and billing for private practices. Most recently, she has experience at a large pharmaceutical company where she specialized in Medicare. Melanie will be continuing education in the spring of 2021 to become a Certified Professional Medical Coder.

In her free time, she enjoys making jewelry, baking, and spending time outside with her husband, two boys, and a chocolate lab. They enjoy hiking, swimming, sledding, and visiting botanical gardens! But, you can also find her cozy at home with a good book and a cup of tea.

How Can We Help?



My husband and I are grateful to Cobblestone for everything they have done for our daughter Scarlett. We have had the pleasure of working with Lynn and it has been a life changing experience for our whole family. Scarlett has gained so much confidence in her abilities and we feel fortunate to have had this opportunity to work with them on her speech goals. We know that with their tools she will have a different level of learning than that of her peers. In addition, Jodie has been a delight to work with from getting us started to answering any questions we have in a timely manner. They treat you like part of the family and they truly care about your child.
Alana Kelly – 8 year-old daughter

We moved here last year and found Cobblestone to continue my then 4 year olds Apraxia therapy with Miss Samantha. Last week he had his last session. It’s been a wonderful year working with Samantha and Lynn and we are going to miss them so much. Samantha was a great therapist and worked so well with my son. Lynn is such a wonderful, kind, and caring woman and I truely enjoyed our afternoon chats. She runs her business so professionally, yet when you walk in the door, you feel like family. We had some issues with our insurance company and she worked so hard to get things fixed so that we didn’t have to deal with them ourselves.
Stacy Cote – 4 year-old son

We love Cobblestone! We have worked with several therapists over the past 3 years at Cobblestone. Each one has been easy to work with and adaptable to my sons needs. Due to Covid restrictions, we are seeing Kimberly remotely every week. I wasn't sure if remote therapy would be a great fit for my son, but she has made the transition extremely easy and engaging. He continues to work on and gain skills with every session. Kimberly is able to hold his attention for most of the session. Way to adapt Cobblestone! Thank you.
Jenn Grey –5 year-old son



What To Expect: Parents

First visit: Your first visit is an opportunity for the therapist, child and yourself to meet prior to an evaluation or intervention. You are welcome to bring siblings and other family members to this visit. The therapist will take this opportunity to informally observe your child's communication and play skills ... Learn more »

What To Expect: Kids

First visit: You will be coming to visit me soon at my office. When you arrive I will greet you and we will have some time to play and get to know each other. I will show you where the games and toys are and you will be able to pick out a couple that we can play with together ... Learn more »