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Long Island Speech Therapy

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We travel to Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties) neighborhoods:

Smithtown, West Islip, East Islip, Bayshore, Blue Point, Port Jefferson, West Hampton, Northport, Centerport, Huntington Bay, Greenlawn, Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor, Laurel Hollow, Cove Neck, Oyster Bay Cove, Millneck, Bayville, Locust Valley, Glen Cove, Glen Head, Sea Cliff, Roslyn, East Hills, Roslyn Estates, Port Washington, Plandome, Plandome Manor, Manhasset, Great Neck, Great Neck Gardens, Saddle Rock Estates, Manorhaven, Sands Point, Old Brookville, Lloyd Harbor, and more!

Our Long Island speech language pathologists and therapists work with babies, toddlers, school-age students, and adults with expertise in:

 

Meet our Long Island Speech Therapists/Pathologists:

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EWA D.
M.A., CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Ms. Ewa D. is a New York State licensed speech-language pathologist with over 8 years of experience in the field. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities, and is Level 1 PROMPT trained (PROMPTs for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets). Ewa graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology and is currently undergoing her Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology at Adelphi University. Ewa has presented at professional workshops on topics of auditory processing, stuttering, and autism. She has experience working with children ages 2-21 years of age that encompass a variety of areas that include early speech-language delay, articulation and phonology, auditory processing, language processing, autism, executive functioning, fluency, and receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language difficulties. Ewa has also worked with students with Intellectual Disabilities, and other Developmental Disabilities who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems. She is skilled in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and high-tech AAC devices (Dynovoax) and applications (Proloquo2go, TouchChat). In addition to collaborating with parents and other professionals, she believes in a multi-modality approach to learning: Ewa takes advantage of each child’s unique strengths to help him or her acquire the needed skill(s).

LOCATION: Nassau County(Jericho, Levittown, Massapequa, Wantagh, Merrick, N. Merrick, New Hyde Park, Manhasset Hills, Manhasset, Port Washington, Great Neck, and other neighboring towns)
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, speech-language evaluations, parent consultations, parent training
EXPERTISE: Early language development, articulation and phonology, Speech-language delays, Receptive/Expressive language delays, auditory processing, language processing, reading comprehension, executive functioning, autism spectrum disorders, and social-pragmatic language skills.
AGES: Infants through 21 years of age

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CARISSA A.
M.A., CCC-SLP, TSSLD, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Carissa is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities who has been practicing speech-language pathology for over fifteen years. She earned her Masters of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University Carissa holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). For the past five years, Carissa has worked privately on Long Island with students of various language learning difficulties ranging from preschool to adolescence. Prior to that time, she worked with middle and high school students with various language-learning disabilities including Attention Deficit, Asperger’s, Nonverbal learning, and Expressive/Receptive Language Deficitsat at Winston Preparatory School in Manhattan. In addition to being a Focus Instructor, Carissa was also the director of the summer school program for several years. Carissa believes collaboration with family members is crucial to a child’s development. She firmly believes in a team approach, collaborating with parents and related professionals. She prides herself on being innovative in her therapy sessions to actively engage the student.

LOCATION: Nassau County
Long Island: Mineola, Garden City, Garden City Park, Stewart Manor, Floral Park, Franklin Square, West Hempstead, Roslyn, East Williston, Carle Place, Westbury, Old Westbury, Valley Stream.
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, parent consultations, and training
EXPERTISE: Early language development, receptive/expressive language delays, articulation/phonology, auditory processing, language processing, oral-motor difficulties, reading comprehension, executive functioning, autism spectrum disorders, and social-pragmatic language skills.
AGES: 2 years through adolescent

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JESSICA K.
M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Jessica, M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH, completed her Master’s of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at The State University at Buffalo. She received a full graduate research scholarship to study and conduct research in Motor Speech Disorders and was published in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Jessica holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is certified as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH), and is Level 1 PROMPT trained. For the past 14 years, she has worked at a prestigious Long Island School District and provides one-to-one and small group language and academic support to children with various learning needs. She is highly skilled at addressing speech and language difficulties as they directly relate to classroom performance, NYS learning standards, and curriculum. Previously, Jessica has worked at a private practice on the Upper East Side, where she assessed and treated Pre-K aged, school-age children, and young adults.

For all students, she develops an individualized curriculum based on their unique learning needs and provides an encouraging and supportive environment to enable students to improve upon their skills and enhance confidence in their abilities. She is experienced in a variety of areas, including articulation/phonological skills, expressive and receptive language, language processing, reading comprehension, pragmatic language, improving organization/study skills, and executive functioning skills. In order to stay up-to-date and be on the cutting edge of her profession, Jessica attends various continuing education conferences. Jessica is a dedicated professional, who combines a passionate interest in communication with her desire to help others. She believes in providing the highest quality service possible and her student-centered care focuses on strong clinical competence, individualized therapy programs, and close partnerships with family members, teachers, and other related professionals.

LOCATION: Long Island: Areas within Nassau County
Queens: Little Neck, Douglaston, Astoria, Long Island City
Manhattan: Upper East Side, Upper East Side, Midtown East, Murray Hill, Gramercy, Union Square, East Village
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group therapy (2-3 children), parent consultations, Speech/Language evaluations
EXPERTISE: Expressive/Receptive Language Delays, Reading comprehension, Articulation/Phonology, Social-pragmatic language skills, Auditory processing, Executive Functioning, Narrative skills, and Early literacy skills.
AGES: Pre-K through early adolescence

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LORI
New York State-licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities

Lori is a New York State-licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lori completed her B.S. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, summa cum laude, at CUNY Brooklyn College.

Lori is currently a full-time speech therapist for the NYC Department of Education in a NEST school. She has been practicing speech-language pathology for four years, specializing in working with children with an autism spectrum disorder. Lori enjoys working on expressive-receptive language delays, reading comprehension, inferencing, narrative development, vocabulary, articulation, phonemic awareness, and phonological awareness (i.e., blending, segmenting, and manipulating sounds). Lori utilizes students’ learning modalities (e.g., visual, kinesthetic, auditory) to facilitate learning. Lori utilizes evidence-based practices such as Story Grammar Marker for narrative development, Expanding Expressions Tool and paragraph shrinking for language development, Frayer Model for vocabulary instruction, and Recipe for Reading to develop phonology skills. Lori uses a variety of visual supports that she created and uses on a regular basis to develop vocabulary, reading comprehension, and social skills. Lori focuses on building foundational skills to aid in academic success.

Lori is an enthusiastic and creative therapist who believes sessions should be engaging and fun. She incorporates client interests and strengths into therapy sessions. She also believes that collaborating with other professionals, parents, and teachers is imperative for generalizing skills across settings.

LOCATION: Brooklyn; Long Island (e.g., Bensonhurst, Midwood, Flatbush, Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Inwood, Hewlett, and Lawrence).
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy and group therapy, parent consultation
EXPERTISE: Speech-language delays, language disability, autism spectrum disorder, articulation, vocabulary, phonological awareness
AGES: School-Age

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ALLISON W.
Master’s in Language Pathology

Allison is a learning specialist and NYS licensed language therapist. She earned her B.A. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from The State University of New York College at Fredonia. For over 19 years, she has taught in schools, clinical settings, and private practice.

She is highly skilled at working with a variety of language, social/pragmatic deficits, and learning disabilities. She is experienced working with ADHD, dyslexia, and twice-exceptional students. As a learning specialist, she has worked with preschool, elementary, and secondary students for developing skills such as literacy (decoding and comprehension), writing, working and short-term memory, executive functioning, and social thinking. Allison recognizes the importance of developing customized learning programs specific to each students’ unique needs. She recognizes how organizational skills, sensory regulation, attention, written and verbal expression intertwine and impact learning.

Allison prides herself on her ability to effectively collaborate with families, teachers, and other professionals to encourage effective communication across all platforms and environments. She believes that a combination of evidence-based practice, parent/caregiver involvement, and engaging activities that make learning enjoyable is the key to success.

LOCATION: Long Island: Centereach, Farmingville, Selden, Smithtown, Hauppauge, Sayville, West Sayville, Bluepoint, Bayport, Oakdale, Bohemia, Patchogue, Medford, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, Nesconset, Setauket, South Setauket, St. James, East Islip
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual and group (2-3 children) speech therapy, speech-language evaluations, consultations.
AGES: toddler-elementary school

 

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DANIELLE
M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Speech Language Pathologist

Danielle is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Danielle completed her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders with minors in psychology and Spanish from LaSalle University. She is Level 1 PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets).

Danielle is currently a full-time speech therapist for a Long Island Public School, providing therapy for a culturally diverse population of elementary-aged students with a variety of speech and language disorders. Before this, she worked for an NYC preschool, early intervention agency, and a private school for students with autism spectrum disorder ages 3-21. Danielle has experience working with pre-school through adolescence, addressing expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, executive functioning skills, reading comprehension, fluency, articulation disorders as well as social/pragmatic deficits. Danielle has extensive experience working with non-verbal and minimally verbal children. She has developed and implemented both low-tech and high-tech alternative and augmentative communication systems including Proloquo2go, Touch Chat, Go Talk, LAMP, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She has developed and utilized communication books and static visuals for verbal children who demonstrate difficulty generating and using language appropriately. Danielle utilizes a total communication approach involving oral language/word approximations, gestures, signs, and other visual communication systems to build communication skills. Danielle utilizes students learning modalities (e.g., visual, auditory, kinesthetic) to facilitate learning and utilizes a variety of evidence-based practices.

Danielle believes in providing an interdisciplinary approach, communicating and collaborating with other specialists such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, families, and teachers to encourage effective communication across all contexts and carryover of strategies. She creates a fun, engaging, and functional environment to promote client success while addressing all communication needs.

Location: Long Island-Nassau County: Mineola, Garden City, Floral Park, Franklin Square, East Williston, Carle Place, Westbury, Old Westbury, Wantagh, Seaford, Massapequa, Massapequa Park, Hicksville, New Hyde Park, East Meadow
Types of Service: Individual Therapy, Small Group (2-5 clients) Therapy, Parent/Caretaker Consultation
Expertise: Expressive/receptive language delays, early language development, literacy, apraxia, reading comprehension, articulation/phonology, phonemic awareness, social pragmatic skills, executive functioning, language processing, sensory-based feeding, Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC).
Ages: Birth through elementary school

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Jenny W.
M.A. CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, TSSLD

Jenny has her Master’s as a Speech-Language Pathologist from New York University and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She has been working in the field for over 13 years and is currently working in an elementary public school. Throughout her work in the school system, she has worked with children from the ages of preschool to high school. She is experienced in working with a variety of speech and language disorders and delays including late talkers, articulation problems including apraxia, oral motor difficulties, language processing disorders, reading and writing remediation, fluency disorders, autism spectrum, feeding delays, hearing impairment, augmentative communication, executive functioning, and pragmatic language use.

Jenny is passionate about helping students achieve their full learning potential. At her school, she participates in a reading initiative and pushes into classrooms integrating various reading programs including Fundations, Lively letters, and Sounds in Motion. An example of a skill she focuses on is auditory discrimination of sounds with kinesthetic cues while describing how sounds are articulated. While working with high school students, Jenny has helped students analyze chapter books in order to write essays. She has helped support students so they are able to annotate, use brainstorming techniques, and incorporate structured paragraphs while writing grammatically complex sentences during the editing and publishing phases of writing.

Beyond her experience working in a school setting Jenny has worked in various environments. These include early intervention, nursing homes, and private practice. She understands how these delays treated early on in development can later help develop social and academic competence. Jenny has utilized a dynamic approach in therapy, designing treatment plans to meet her client’s needs while incorporating their goals and curriculum into the language therapy session.

Jenny is an energetic and enthusiastic professional. She forms relationships easily with students and their families and enjoys working with all age groups, and diverse populations.

LOCATION: Long Island, teletherapy
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), teletherapy, parent consultations
EXPERTISE: Speech, language, feeding, stuttering, and specialized literacy remediation.
AGES: Birth through adults.

 

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NICOLE S.
M.A., CCC-SLP, TSSLD, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Nicole is a New York State licensed Speech Language Pathologist and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is also certified as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). Nicole received her Master of Arts degree in Communication Disorders from Long Island University CW Post Campus and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Special Education from Marist College. During her professional career, Nicole has had the opportunity to work with a variety of populations and disorders. She also has gained experience in a range of settings including schools, daycares, specialized clinics and homes. Currently, she is employed at a Long Island public elementary school as a speech-language pathologist servicing students with a variety of speech and language disorders.

Nicole has experience working with pre-school aged children through adolescence addressing articulation delays, fluency, expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, reading comprehension, social communication, and executive functioning skills. Additionally, she has extensive experience working with non-verbal children. She has developed and implemented alternative augmentative communication (AAC) systems; including ProLoQuo2Go, Touch Chat, Dynavox and Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS).

Nicole believes in providing an interdisciplinary approach. She regularly collaborates with other specialists working with children on her caseload and appreciates the importance of parental involvement. Ultimately, her philosophy is to create an energetic and engaging environment while providing effective and functional therapy in order to elicit growth in her students and instill a love for learning.

LOCATION: Long Island: Mineola, Westbury, Garden City, New Hyde Park, Roslyn, Great Neck, East Meadow, Seaford, Wantagh.
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual and group therapy, speech-language evaluations, parent consultations, parent training
EXPERTISE: Early language development, articulation and phonology, Speech-language delays, Receptive/Expressive language delays, auditory processing, language processing, and social-pragmatic language skills.
AGES: Infants through 21 years of age

 

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