Alina has 5 years of experience, which include working in preschools with children ages 3-5, and charter schools with children ages 5-15 (school age, middle school, and high school). Additionally, Alina has worked in a clinical private practice, where she provided evaluations and treatment for pediatrics through adults, working with nonverbal children via PECS systems, and adults post-stroke, aphasia, Parkinson’s Disease, and dementia.
Alina prides herself on providing unique and specialized services tailored to fit the needs of each client and family. She believes that by providing a stimulating environment that is mindful of each client’s specific interests, she can maximize learning potential and communicative success.
LOCATION: Brooklyn – Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Midwood, Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach
EXPERTISE: • Receptive and Expressive Language Delays/Disorders • Language to Literacy Connection (phonological awareness, reading comprehension, word recognition, decoding) • Auditory Processing Disorder • • Articulation/Intelligibility • Executive Function Deficits (organization, reasoning, poor decision making, problem solving, time management, impulsivity) • Narrative/Expository Discourse • Cognition (memory, attention, reasoning) • Pragmatics/Social Skills
AGES: Preschool, Kindergarten, School Age, Middle School, High School, Adults