Janaina Palhares Cruz

Janaina Palhares Cruz

Speech Language Pathlolgist Assistant

Mrs. Janaina is originally from Minas Gerais, Brasil, and relocated to Colorado in 2014.

In Brazil, she was a Speech-Language Pathologist, graduated from the University Izabela Hendrix and specialized in feeding, minimally/nonverbal communication, receptive/ expressive language and articulation disorders, stuttering, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndromes and other developmental delays.

Once she received her SLP-A certification from CU Boulder, she began her career in a school setting, supporting students from preschool to high school.

Mrs. Janaina is a mother of two amazing kids and Basset Hound. When she isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading books, crocheting, and drinking a good cup of coffee.