Services

I am specialized in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric communication and feeding difficulties including:

  • Hearing Loss/Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation

  • Articulation/Phonological Disorders

  • Apraxia of Speech

  • Language Delays and Disorders

  • Cleft Palate

  • Fluency Disorders (Stuttering)

  • Pragmatic/Social Language Disorders

  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

  • Picky Eating

PLACE OF SERVICE

  • In--home:

After many years of providing speech/language therapy and feeding services, I have witnessed the benefits of providing in-home services as children are most comfortable in their homes. I will come to your home in the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Midtown East, Flatiron, Gramercy, Murray Hill, NoMad, Stuyvesant Town, and Chelsea areas.

  • Virtually

Telepractice visits employ use of ZOOM to connect. Use of telepractice is equivalent to the quality of services provided in person.

TYPES OF SERVICE

  • Speech/Language Evaluation:

A comprehensive speech/language evaluation is conducted when your child has not yet been diagnosed or treated with a communication difficulty.  Evaluations consist of a combination of parent interviews, informal observation, and standardized testing. A full written report will then be provided detailing observations, whether therapy is warranted at this time, as well as treatment plans and strategies for caregivers to use to promote further speech/language development at home.

  • Feeding Evaluation

A comprehensive feeding evaluation is conducted when your child has not yet been diagnosed or treated with feeding difficulties.  Evaluations consist of parent interviews and observing your child eating a variety of foods during a meal or snack time. A full written report will then be provided detailing observations, whether therapy is warranted at this time, as well as treatment plans and strategies for caregivers to support their child's continued feeding development and expanding interest in trying new foods.

  • Aural Re/Habilitation for Children and Adults with Hearing Loss

I have years of experience working with children and adults with hearing loss using amplification (e.g., hearing aids, cochlear implants, bahas) who use spoken language.  I am also currently pursuing my Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certification. Evaluations and therapy sessions focus on improving functional auditory skills.

  • Speech/Language Therapy: 

Speech/Language Therapy sessions enhance your child’s communication skills using various evidence based strategies and programs. All sessions are planned around your child’s individual communication goals and interests. Collaboration with caregivers, teachers, and other therapists is key to your child’s success; all therapy sessions are accompanied with parent coaching programs. Sessions may vary in length from 30 to 60 minutes and can be scheduled on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis, depending on your child’s age and current needs.

  • Feeding Therapy

Feeding Therapy sessions enhance your child’s feeding skills and interest in trying new foods using various evidence based strategies and programs. All sessions are planned around your child’s individual medical, cultural, and lifestyle needs. Collaboration with caregivers and other medical professionals is key to your child’s success; all therapy sessions are accompanied with parent coaching programs. Sessions are approximately 60 minutes and can be scheduled on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis, depending on your child’s current needs.

  • Parent Coaching

Caregivers are their child's first and best teacher! Learn strategies to support your child's speech/language, feeding, and auditory skill development at home. 

OUT OF NETWORK

Although insurance is not accepted, itemized invoices which include ICD-10 and CPT codes are provided to families to submit to their insurance providers for out-of network reimbursement.

** DUE TO COVID-19, ALL SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY ONLY BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY**

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