Lisa deeply enjoys working with children, and her passion is obvious. She is an ASHA certified speech language pathologist who has been evaluating and treating children with speech and/or language difficulties for over 15 years. She received her bachelor's degree from Ithaca College and received a master's degree from Nova Southeastern University specializing in augmentative and alternative communication. She has experience working with children with a variety of speech and language disorders. Lisa has worked in various settings including schools for specialized instruction (autism, emotional disabilities and learning disabilities), public schools, hospitals and home based care. Lisa has extensive training in the area of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and is proud to be recognized by CASANA (Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America) for advanced training and clinical expertise in childhood apraxia of speech. She has been trained in PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System), and is advanced trained in PROMPT (Phonetic Restructuring of Oral Motor Targets). She is also a Hanen certified Speech Language Pathologist, parent educator and certified instructor of baby and toddler sign language.
Lisa has presented nationally at both the ASHA and CASANA conventions on her expertise related to Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She is also a multi-time recipient of the ASHA ACE award for continuing education.
Lisa is available to provide consultation and educational in-services to local school districts and agencies regarding her expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
In addition to being passionate about speech language pathology, Lisa is a mother of two amazing boys, a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a lover of fitness, and a proud wife of a talented firstname.lastname@example.org