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John Consalvi the Founder and CEO of SPEDxchange LLC, is passionate about helping special educators make positive impacts on the lives of students that require specialized services. John worked in special education as a Bilingual Spanish/English Speech Language Pathologist and became a notable mentor, presenter, and educator. As an industry leader John helped organizations he founded source, place and prepare thousands of special educators to work in school districts nationwide. John’s accomplishments have been noticed locally and nationally. John received the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement during the recent 2018 American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention. John is a Illinois Speech-Language -Hearing Association Fellow and received Honors of the Association which recognizes active participation in and significant contributions to the profession of speech-language-pathology. In 2019 John received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his Alma Mater the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and the College of Applied Health Sciences.