Located in Frankfort, Illinois, SpeechEase, PLLC is a boutique-style practice specializing in speech sound disorders. SpeechEase, PLLC provides high quality, individualized treatment for children with speech and language challenges in a warm and welcoming environment. Our therapist works with your family to identify areas of need and develop goals to help your child improve his/ her communication skills. 

Children's therapy
Pediatric Speech Therapist

Meet  the Therapist

Kendra D. Sherry DeMarco MA, CCC-SLP/L


Kendra D. Sherry DeMarco is a licensed and certified speech and language pathologist with 16+ years of experience working in a variety of therapy settings; Early Intervention clinic, home-based therapy, public schools and in private practice. She has a passion for speech sound disorders and motor speech disorders such as Childhood Apraxia of Speech.


Kendra's experience and areas of interest include:

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech*

  • speech sound/ articulation disorders

  • phonological disorders

  • velopharyngeal insufficiency

  • language delays and disorders

  • stuttering



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH

  • Master of Arts degree in Speech & Language Pathology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

  • Advanced training in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)

  • Kaufman Speech Praxis treatment approach

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

*Kendra is a recognized Speech-Language Pathologist in the Apraxia-Kids Directory- vetted for expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Kendra is also a Local Leader for C.I.T.Y of Support;  a dynamic online & in-person community that supports all families navigating the needs of their child in therapy.

Our Mission

Our mission at SpeechEase Pediatric Speech and Language Therapy is to provide high quality, personalized service in a warm and welcoming environment for children and families.