Expertise

Bilingual treatment and diagnosis (Spanish)

Social / Pragmatic communication problems including Autism Spectrum Disorder

Apraxia of speech (a motor planning disorder)

Hearing Impairment

Stuttering

Voice disorders

Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Articulation and Phonological disorders

Receptive and Expressive Language difficulties

Expression of thoughtsFollowing directions
Listening comprehension Drawing conclusions
Following a conversationLanguage memory
Making inferences Vocabulary
Figurative languageGrammar

Education

All therapists at Gold Speech have Masters degrees in
Speech-Language Pathology / Communication Disorders from accredited universities.

Experience

Infants and toddlers
School age
Adolescents
Working adults
Retirees
Supervisor
Parent Educator
Teacher of communication

TRAINED IN

PROMPT for apraxia (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Motor Phonetic Targets)

OPT (Oral Placement Therapy)

LSVT for Parkinson disease (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment)

SCERTS (treatment model for children on the autism spectrum)

Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking approaches

The Hanen approach – a play based technique for language development

Feeding and swallowing mechanics to address food aversions or tongue thrust

Environments

Public schools

Clinics

Private practice

Child Development Centers

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospitals