Our team of approximately 50+ NY State licensed speech language therapists, listed below, travel to your Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island (Nassau & Suffolk), or New Jersey (Clark, Cranford, Westfield, Rahway, Union) home or child’s school. Please read more about our rates and policies before contacting us. Feel free to directly email any speech language therapist listed below, or contact queens@brooklynletters.com (immediate response) with any speech therapy, language, feeding, and/or professional question. Check out Craig’s bio. and our testimonials. We also offer telepractice or internet online speech therapy services.

Our Licensed Speech & Language Therapists’ qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in speech language pathology
  • New York State and national certification
  • PROMPT training
  • We offer bilingual services (Spanish, Farsi, Russian, Polish, Korean, Mandarin, & Italian).

SPEECH, LANGUAGE, FEEDING THERAPY

We are experienced to treat babies to adults with a variety of speech language difficulties, including articulation/enunciation difficulties (e.g lisp, tongue thrust, and/or difficulty saying sounds, and more), speech delay (including apraxia, oral motor difficulties, cleft palate), late talkers/expressive and receptive language delay (including multilingual homes), autism spectrum, e.g. Asperger’s, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD-NOS), social language delays, disfluency (stuttering), and feeding delays (including picky eaters, oral motor delays, medically fragile).

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PROFESSIONAL SPEECH, LANGUAGE, LITERACY, COMMUNICATION, & FEEDING SERVICES

We are like the Olympic coaches of language arts; we specialize in the complete literacy remediation package: reading, writing, speaking, and listening services for preschoolers to adults. We are experienced with the following, expressive and receptive language disorders (language processing), executive functioning issues, autism spectrum, e.g. Asperger’s, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD-NOS), central auditory processing disorder, language based learning disabilities (e.g. dyslexia), reading comprehension difficulties, and expressive writing disorders.

We bring activities, materials, and/or toys to your Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island (Nassau & Suffolk), or New Jersey (Clark, Cranford, Westfield, Rahway, Union) home. Do you want us to provide you and your child with “homework” and/or carry-over activities? No problem! Parents and their children who actively engage in the educational/therapeutic process, typically see more progress. For those parents who are unable to be present during ongoing sessions, we will contact you during our business hours to discuss with you how your child is progressing.

We travel to your home in Queens, NY. We also provide telepractice or internet online speech therapy.  Please note that for insurance purposes, there’s a modifier CPT code, 95, for telepractice support.

We DON’T accept the following: in-network insurance (see below for more information), Early Intervention, Board of Ed. (CPSE, CSE, RSA’s), Medicare, etc. Out-of-network means that we don’t accept insurance. You pay us directly on a weekly basis, and we provide you with a monthly out-of-network receipt. It’s your responsibility to submit this invoice to your insurance company for reimbursement- scroll down to read more about insurance reimbursement codes.

TRAVEL TIME IS INCLUDED WITH THESE RATES!

Queens rates
Speech Language Feeding Therapy Rates

  • $140-$175 for 60 minutes

  • $120-$140 for 45 minutes

  • $100-$115 for 30 minutes

*Please note that a few of our specialists might charge slightly higher rates than our average posted rates above.

**We do offer slight discounts for back-to-back sessions at your home for siblings. We also offer group rates if you create a small group (2-3 students) at your home, and these students have similar goals. We are not responsible for putting these groups together.

THE SPEECH, LANGUAGE, & COMMUNICATION TEAM, AKA “THE FAMILY.”

QUEENS STAFF

Susan M.

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSHH, SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Susan is a highly experienced speech-language pathologist with over 20 years in the field, and she prides herself on providing very personalized services which incorporate each student’s unique interests, and each family’s style. Susan received an M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a B.A. Degree cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is licensed by New York State, and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and certification as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH) from New York State. She is PROMPT trained, Level 1; and has actively pursued other ongoing clinical training throughout her career. Prior to being in private practice, Susan worked in hospital, school and rehabilitation settings. She was a speech-language pathologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she saw children of all ages with very varied speech, language and hearing disorders. At Einstein she served on the well-known Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Team (CERC) at the Rose F. Kennedy Center; and also treated adults with neurological disorders (strokes, head trauma) and voice problems; lectured to medical students on speech and language disorders in children and adults; and taught students from Stern College.

LOCATION: Manhattan & Queens (near Astoria)
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), parent consultations
EXPERTISE: Speech, language, feeding, stuttering, and specialized literacy remediation.
AGES: Birth through adults.

CATHY E.

M.S. CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Cathy received her masters from the University of Portland and is a New York licensed speech-language pathologist who has worked with babies to adolescents for nearly 25 years. She has worked in all types of environments from early intervention, preschools and elementary schools to private practice. She is excited about helping young children to adolescents achieve their full learning potential. She is experienced in working with a variety of speech and language disorders and delays including: late talkers, articulation/enunciation problems including apraxia and oral motor difficulties, language processing issues, reading and writing remediation, stuttering, autism spectrum, feeding delay, hearing impairment, and augmentative communication. She understands how these delays treated early on in development can later help develop social and academic competence. For school age children, Cathy incorporates each student’s curriculum into the language therapy session, so they can improve their vocabulary and grammatical development, listening and reading comprehension, expressive writing skills, organizational skills and more!

LOCATION: Manhattan & Queens (near Astoria)
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), parent consultations
EXPERTISE: Speech, language, feeding, stuttering, and specialized literacy remediation.
AGES: Birth through adults.

REVIEWS

Avi M.

M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

 Dr. Avinash M. is an Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Connecticut. He has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at Adelphi University and Hunter College, City University of New York. He is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and maintains his Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Avi obtained his Ph.D. (2017) from Columbia University, M.S. (2012) from Northwestern University, and B.A. (2010) from the University of Iowa.

 

Avi has worked clinically in several settings including: acute-care/inpatient, outpatient, early intervention, private-practice, and academic medical centers. He has evaluated and treated patients presenting with a range of etiologies that have impacted feeding/swallowing (dysphagia), voice, motor speech, fluency, language, articulation, and augmentative/alternative communication (AAC).

 

Avi is an active clinical research and has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences. His research interests include the development of evidence-based evaluation and treatment protocols targeting the continuum of airway protection in individuals with dysphagia and dystussia.

 

Jessica K.

M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Jessica, M.A., CCC-SLP, TSHH, completed her Master’s of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at The State University at Buffalo. She received a full graduate research scholarship to study and conduct research in Motor Speech Disorders and was published in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Jessica holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, is certified as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH), and is Level 1 PROMPT trained. For the past 15 years she has worked at a prestigious Long Island School District and provides one-to-one and small group language and academic support to children with various learning needs. She is highly skilled at addressing speech and language difficulties as they directly relate to classroom performance, NYS learning standards and curriculum. Previously, Jessica has worked at a private practice on the Upper East Side, where she assessed and treated Pre-K aged, school-age children and young adults.

For all students, she develops an individualized curriculum based on their unique learning needs and provides an encouraging and supportive environment to enable students to improve upon their skills and enhance confidence in their abilities. She is experienced in a variety of areas, including: articulation/phonological skills, expressive and receptive language, language processing, reading comprehension, pragmatic language, improving organization/study skills and executive functioning skills. In order to stay up-to-date and be on the cutting edge of her profession, Jessica attends various continuing education conferences. Jessica is a dedicated professional, who combines a passionate interest in communication with her desire to help others. She believes in providing the highest quality service possible and her student-centered care focuses on strong clinical competence, individualized therapy programs, and close partnerships with family members, teachers, and other related professionals.

LOCATION: Queens: Little Neck, Douglaston, Astoria, Long Island City;  Manhattan: Upper East Side, Upper East Side, Midtown East, Murray Hill, Gramercy, Union Square, East Village; Long Island: Areas within Nassau County
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group therapy (2-3 children), parent consultations, Speech/Language evaluations
EXPERTISE: Expressive/Receptive Language Delays, Reading comprehension, Articulation/Phonology, Social-pragmatic language skills, Auditory processing, Executive Functioning, Narrative skills and Early literacy skills.
AGES: Pre-K through early adolescence

RACHEL V.

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Rachel is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She is also Prompt Trained as well as Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) feeding trained. Rachel holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Rachel completed an MS in Speech-Language Pathology at Long Island University, Brooklyn. Although she does not hold a bilingual extension, she is fluent in Portuguese and conversational in Spanish. She has experience working with children of all ages and has worked in a variety of settings: Early Intervention, Pre-schools, Elementary Schools (K-8), private practice, and adult Skilled Nursing Facilities. Rachel creates a fun and motivating learning environment. Rachel has expertise in articulation, expressive and receptive language disorders, speech sound disorders, feeding and swallowing, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Rachel is passionate about working with school-aged students, Early Intervention, and CPSE aged children who are struggling with language based learning issues, e.g. difficulties with reading, writing, expressive and receptive language skills, pragmatics skills, auditory processing, and articulation skills.

LOCATION: Queens (Howard Beach, Ozone Park, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills, Richmond Hill, Middle Village, Glendale, Rego Park, Whitestone) Other Queens locations on case-by-case basis.

Brooklyn (Mill Basin, Sheepshead Bay, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge, Gravesend, East New York) Other Brooklyn locations on case-by-case basis.

TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, Group therapy, and Parent consultations

EXPERTISE: Early Speech and Language Development, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Communication (Pragmatic Language), Feeding, Dysphagia, Expressive/Receptive Language Delays, Reading Comprehension, Articulation, Auditory Processing, Fluency, and Apraxia of Speech. 

AGES: Birth to Adults

MARSHA Z.

MS, CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Marsha is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Hunter College and her bilingual extension (English/Spanish) from Columbia University, Teachers College.

Marsha has experience working with children of all ages and a range of speech, language, and communication needs. Through the New York City Department of Education, she works with students in the District 75 program. Marsha is specialized in working with children with behavioral feeding difficulties, language-based learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, medically complex needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, visual and hearing impairments, Rett syndrome, and other complex communication needs. She has built expertise in using low technology through high technology forms of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to support receptive and expressive language skills. This includes aided language stimulation, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and communication applications on tablet devices. She also utilizes the Social Thinking methodology to support social skill development and is Orton Gillingham trained at the Classroom Educator level for teaching reading and writing.

 

Marsha uses a holistic approach to language learning in order meet the needs of her clients. She believes in using the individual’s strengths and interests in order to optimize therapeutic outcomes. She also strives to work closely with families in order to establish an enriching learning environment in the home and community.

LOCATION: Queens:Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside, Sunnyside

Manhattan: Upper East Side, and other locations on a case-by-case basis.

TYPES OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, Parent Consultations, Evaluations on a case-by-case basis.

EXPERTISE: Early Speech and Language Development, Pre-linguistic skills, Social Skill Development, Expressive/Receptive Language Delays/Disorders, Articulation and Phonological Disorders, Reading, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

AGE: All ages

TARYN A.

MA, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Taryn has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 2014. She earned her BA from Binghamton University and her MA from University at Buffalo. She is licensed in New York State and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She also has her teaching certification to work in schools as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD).

Her full-time job is in a special education elementary school designated for Autism Spectrum Disorder where she assess and treats students who present with speech, language, social communication, and
sensory feeding delays. She refers and assess students for assistive technology. She educates parents, teachers, and other school staff members on using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems.

Because of working in a school, Taryn believes in using evidence-based therapy tools and programs to help her students succeed. She has been to a full day training for Reading with TLC (Lively Letters and Sights Words You Can See) to support reading skills. She uses Story Grammar Marker materials to target narrative language development. She has school-based training in using Thinking Maps to help visualize concepts and information for organized writing/speaking.

Taryn has provided home-based therapy since 2015 for preschool-aged students (CPSE) and the birth to three population (Early Intervention). She has also worked in long-term care facilities for adults.

LOCATION: Queens: Astoria and Long Island City

Manhattan: Upper East Side, Yorkville, Lenox Hill, and Midtown East

TYPES OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, English evaluations, parent trainings, parent consultations

EXPERTISE: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Sensory Feeding, Phonological Awareness/Pre-Literacy Skills, Late Language Emergence, Social Skills (Pragmatic Language), Expressive/Receptive Language Disorder, Cognitive-Communication Skills, and Articulation

AGE: Infant to Adolescent

HEE RA (KRISTINE) K.

M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD, TRILINGUAL (SPANISH & KOREAN) SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Hee Ra (Kristine) Kang, M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD, ASHA certified, is a trilingual speech-language pathologist licensed in NY. She was born in South Korea and raised in Costa Rica (Pura Vida!); she speaks fluent English and Spanish, as well as proficient Korean. Her multicultural background gives her a unique vantage point to understand diverse populations. Kristine received her M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her B.A. Degree from Binghamton University. Kristine has experience working with the pediatric and school-age (K-8th grade) population including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, receptive and expressive language disorders, bilingualism, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorders, autism/PDD, and behavioral feeding disorders. Kristine has training in Recipe for Reading and Wilson Reading System, which both target phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, and sight word recognition via multisensory language instruction. She also has extensive experience providing comprehensive preschool and school-age speech-language evaluations. Kristine enjoys collaborating with other health professionals and families.

LOCATION: Manhattan: Upper East Side, Midtown East, Kips Bay, Gramercy Park. Queens: Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights.
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), parent consultations, speech-language evaluations
EXPERTISE: Speech, language, phonological awareness/pre-literacy skills
AGES: Preschool through early adolescence