Emily is an American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certified Speech Language Pathologist and holds a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) Professional Certification. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and her master’s degree from Brooklyn College.
Emily has extensive experience working with children diagnosed with ASD, Down syndrome, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, language disorders/delays, and articulation/ motor speech disorders. She has experience using augmentative and alternative communication methods including picture symbols and speech generating devices to enhance communication skills. Emily has facilitated social skill groups, lead caregiver workshops, and has provided teacher trainings.
Emily values a client-centered, evidence-based, and multidisciplinary treatment approach. She emphasizes collaboration between caregivers and therapists to best support the child. She believes that creating an inclusive environment and fostering a positive connection with clients is crucial in achieving positive outcomes.
Emily has completed training courses in PROMPT, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices (AAC), school based feeding and swallowing, speech sound disorders, and executive functioning.