Soho, Tribeca, West Village, Chelsea Speech Therapy
MANHATTAN NEIGHBORHOODS WE TRAVEL TO:
We are experienced to treat babies to adults with a variety of speech-language difficulties, including articulation/enunciation difficulties (e.g lisp, tongue thrust, and/or difficulty saying sounds, and more), speech delay (including apraxia, oral motor difficulties, cleft palate), late talkers/expressive and receptive language delay (including multilingual homes), autism spectrum, e.g. Asperger’s, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD-NOS), social language delays, disfluency (stuttering), and feeding delays (including picky eaters, oral motor delays, medically fragile)
Our Licensed Speech & Language Therapists qualifications include:
- Masters degree in speech-language pathology
- New York State and national certification
- PROMPT training
- We offer bilingual services (Spanish, Farsi, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Ukrainian, Greek, Swahili, Portuguese, Yiddish, French & Creole).
Our speech-language pathologists and therapists work with people of all ages – from babies and toddlers to school-age students and adults – with expertise in:
- Pronunciation (all ages)
- Early Childhood Expressive Language
- School Age Expressive Language
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (PDD, Aspergers, etc.)
- Social Skills
- Listening Difficulties (auditory and language processing)
- Picky Eaters and Early Childhood Feeding Delays
- Augmentative and Alternative Therapy (AAC)
- Adult Speech Therapy
- Orton Gillingham Approach
- Writing & Speaking Intervention
- Writing Intervention
- Comprehension- Listening & Reading Intervention
- Reading Comprehension Tutoring
- Decoding and Encoding
- Reading Fluency Services
- Spelling Intervention
- Vocabulary Intervention
MEET SEVERAL OF OUR MANHATTAN SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS
M.S., CCC-SLP TSSLD, Speech Language Pathologist
Jillian is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, with a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities. She earned her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Brooklyn College and holds a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Binghamton University. Jillian is also a level one PROMPT-trained therapist.
Jillian has been practicing speech-language pathology for six years, specializing in working with children with autism spectrum disorders. She utilizes a variety of evidence-based techniques and approaches, including extensive experience utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She currently works as a speech therapist within the NYC Department of Education, providing therapy to students with autism spectrum disorders. She previously worked at a specialized private school utilizing the principles of ABA to target speech and language development. She possesses additional experience in providing home-based therapy addressing language delays and language-based learning disabilities.
Jillian has extensive experience in working with children on the development of expressive and receptive language skills, speech production, literacy skills, narrative skills, pragmatic and social language skills, language processing skills, and feeding skills related to rigidity and selectivity. Her experience includes addressing speech and language deficits in children with a range of cognitive and verbal abilities, including a specialty in the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with children who are limitedly verbal and nonverbal.
Jillian brings energy, enthusiasm, and creativity to her sessions to foster a fun, motivating, and engaging environment! She is committed to help the students she works with advancing their speech and language skills, as part of a collaborative team with parents, families, and any other members of the household or interdisciplinary team!
New York State Licensed Speech Language Pathologist and Certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD)
Lindsay has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist in both a school setting and private practice. She holds a New York State Speech-Language Pathology license and TSSLD certification. Lindsay received a B.A. in Hearing and Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Hofstra University. She is skilled at working with various speech and language disorders and social/pragmatic deficits. She is experienced in working with ADHD, dyslexia, and children with various learning disabilities/profiles. As a learning specialist and speech-language pathologist, she has worked with elementary, middle, and high school students to develop decoding, writing, reading comprehension, executive functioning (organizing, planning, and executing), and social skills. She teaches language skills, inferential reasoning skills, reading, vocabulary, writing, editing written work, understanding texts, and other higher-level cognitive skills. In addition, she also teaches compensatory strategies, study habits, executive function, and organization skills to help the client gain independence. Lindsay creates an individualized learning program specific to each students’ unique needs. Lindsay strives to promote student independence by creating a positive learning environment.
CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD)
Kathryn is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also certified as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology from Loyola University. Kathryn is level one PROMPT trained and has received extensive training in multi-sensory reading instruction.
Kathryn serves as a speech-language pathologist for public schools. She works with a diverse population of students from Pre-K through Eighth grade. Kathryn has worked in a range of settings, including private practice, early intervention, and home care. She has extensive experience in the treatment and evaluation of children with Developmental Delays, Autism, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Apraxia, Language-Based Literacy Disorders, Fluency Disorders, ADHD, and Speech Sound Disorders-Articulation/Phonology.
Kathryn is level one trained in PROMPT therapy which is a treatment approach for speech sound disorders. Kathryn has a literacy background and has taken courses from the Institute for Multisensory Education and Reading with TLC. She believes in providing students with Multisensory experiences based on Orton Gillingham to effectively teach reading skills and meet each student’s individual learning needs. Kathryn has a strong interest in helping students develop phonological and phonemic awareness skills to build foundational skills for reading. Kathryn aims to support struggling readers and build their confidence and comprehension skills. When working with students with receptive/expressive language disorders, Kathryn believes in collaborating with parents/caregivers and teachers to incorporate spoken language that a child needs through activities and play. She uses a variety of age-appropriate treatment methods to help children with language and communication.
Kathryn prides herself on creating individualized plans for each child to ensure success at home, school, and in the community. Kathryn believes in working as part of an interdisciplinary team to help each child reach his or her full potential. She strives to create a rewarding and engaging environment by incorporating your child’s preferred activities and interests into his or her sessions.
New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD)
Jenna is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). Jenna received a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Hofstra University and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She was the recipient of the prestigious Dr. Ellen Parker Annual Scholarship Award for Clinical Excellence and Compassion awarded to two students from the graduating class.
Jenna has practiced speech therapy in a number of settings including public schools, private schools, charter schools, and home-based therapy with clients ranging from birth-18 years old. Utilizing a multi-sensory approach, Jenna strives to build strong foundational speech and language skills while simultaneously instilling a lifelong growth mindset in the clients she serves.
Jenna is currently a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist in an elementary school within the NYC Department of Education. She has extensive experience treating the following speech and language disorders: expressive/receptive language, phonological, articulation, social communication, and language-based literacy. She works to facilitate pre-language skills, vocabulary, grammatical and morphological development using evidence-based practices. Jenna has worked with young children who stutter using the Lidcombe Program and students with autism spectrum disorders. She is also trained in Sounds in Motion which pairs kinesthetic gross motor movements with phonemes to build articulation, phonemic awareness, and sound/symbol correspondence. In addition to servicing school-age clients, Jenna works part-time in the NYC Early Intervention Program providing home-based speech therapy using a play-based approach.
Jenna’s versatile experience has allowed her to cultivate her professional objective: to give individuals the gift of a voice, both literally and figuratively. Developing an evidence-based, individualized method of communication, that aligns with client values and backgrounds, is a critical component in Jenna’s philosophy. Working closely and collaboratively with families/caregivers, while incorporating the child’s natural environment, augments motivation and improves functional client outcomes. Jenna believes that making communication a positive and meaningful experience for clients and families is of utmost importance.
New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist & a Certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD)
Allison is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Allison received her M.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology from Marymount Manhattan College. Currently, she is a tenured full-time speech-language pathologist for the NYC Department of Education in an elementary school. She has worked in general and special education settings from Pre-K to high school. Her practice focuses on children with receptive and expressive language delays. She addresses these delays by developing her student’s metalinguistics skills to improve reading and vocabulary comprehension, organizational writing strategies, and strengthening the overall link between spoken and written language. She understands the importance of utilizing her student’s interests and school curriculum to target these skills. She also treats articulation disorders by determining the appropriate treatment for her students. Her experience includes speech sound perception training, cycles approach, and core vocabulary approach. She is also experienced in providing reading and phonological awareness instruction. She is certified in the Orton-Gillingham Approach-based Fundations reading program which is multisensory and systematic phonics, spelling, and handwriting program. She is also certified to administer the Heggerty Phonemic Awareness that focuses on developing phonemic awareness skills to develop letter and sound recognition and language awareness.
Allison understands the importance of fostering a relationship with her students that focuses and builds on the skills they have and celebrates small and large achievements. She engages in open communication and collaboration with her student’s families, teachers, and other service providers.