Elyssa has been working in the practice since 2017. She is American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certified and holds a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) Professional Certification. She received her Bachelors’ degrees in both Linguistics and Psychology at the University of Michigan and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Hunter College.
Elyssa has experience working in school and private practice settings providing therapy to children with various motor speech disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, receptive, expressive and pragmatic language delays and disorders, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
She is trained in several specialized methodologies including PROMPT (Bridging Level), Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) for Speech Motor Learning, Orofacial Myology, Oral Placement Therapy (OPT), Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Story Grammar Marker and Sounds in Motion.