Melissa has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 2001. Melissa graduated with a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Long Island University in 2003 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2001 from Pace University. She has her national certification through the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is certified by the State Department of Education in New Jersey as a speech-language specialist. Melissa holds state certifications to practice in New Jersey and is a member of the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association (NJSHA).
Melissa has helped both children and adults in a variety of clinical settings, including; her own private practice located in Hillsborough, out-patient clinics, public schools, hospitals (in-patient & out-patient), home care and sub-acute care settings. Most recently she has included speech-therapy services via tele-therapy.
Melissa sits on the professional advisory team of Miriam’s Heart organization who “radically supports families who take action on behalf of adopted and foster children.” She has also traveled overseas to help people in need in Central America, as well as volunteered to aid in construction and clean-up efforts in Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy, both done through her local church outreach missions program.
In addition to her role as a speech-language pathologist, Melissa is a devoted wife and mother to her two daughters. Melissa lives in Hillsborough, NJ.
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From Early Intervention to Geriatric focused therapy.
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