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Kentucky

  • Kelli Inninger

    Kelli Inninger

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Child's Voice Speech-Language Therapy and Consulting, LLC
    Lexington, KY
    http://childsvoiceslp.com
    kelli.inniger.cccslp@gmail.com
    Phone: (419)306-2016

    Kelli is the owner of Child’s Voice, a speech- language pathology practice located in Lexington, Kentucky. She provides in-home speech and language services for children 0-21. Programs are tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual child and family we work with. Services are provided in your home or child’s learning facility and take advantage of naturally occurring opportunities to practice these skills, allowing for greater progress toward communication goals. Parents, teachers and caregivers will learn how to utilize the natural environment to carryover targeted skills in everyday routines. We believe that in order for therapy to be as effective as possible, the family and caregivers should be closely involved in the therapeutic process. Programs and approaches utilized include: P.R.O.M.P.T®, Beckman Oral Motor™, Hanen Program, Kaufman Approach to Speech and Language®, Sign Language, Social Skills Groups, and Interactive Metronome (Home) program.

  • Melissa Granger

    Louisville, Kentucky
    Owner: Bluegrass Therapy Services, LLC
    Phone: (502) 797-4168

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Melissa has a pediatric practice in Louisville, Kentucky with special interest in working with children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech and other motor speech disorders. Melissa is available for diagnosis, clinical evaluation, direct therapy, consultation,and presentations to school districts and other professionals throughout Kentuckiana.

  • Krista Perkins

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Outpatient - Kentucky
    Crestview Hills, KY
    (Near Cincinnati)
    krista.perkins@cchmc.org
    Phone: (859)344-4796

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Krista provides pediatric speech and language therapy and diagnostic evaluation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Outpatient Kentucky.   She primarily works with children with childhood apraxia of speech and autism.  She is happy to collaborate with other professionals and families in the Cincinnati area.

Louisiana

  • Meg Sprunger

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    Emerge Center for Communication, Behavior, and Development
    Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation
    Baton Rouge, LA
    msprunger@emergela.org
    Phone: (225)343-4232

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Meg is a clinical speech-language pathologist and supervisor specializing in childhood apraxia of speech.  She is available to provide evaluation, treatment, and family education/support to children with suspected or diagnosed CAS.  Meg is happy to consult with families and/or professionals in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas.  Phone or e-mail inquiries are welcome.

Maryland

  • Corie Green Reuschlein

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Gaithersburg, Maryland
    www.childhoodchatter.com
    Corie@childhoodchatter.com
    Phone: 301-538-8393

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Corie has a pediatric practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. She has a special interest in working with children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech and other motor speech disorders as well as children with Down syndrome who have co-occurring motor speech challenges. Corie is available for consultation, clinical evaluation, and direct therapy. She is also happy to collaborate with families, professionals, and school districts in her area regarding questions related to Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Massachusetts

  • Mike Bright

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Children's Hospital Boston
    Boston, MA
    michael.bright@childrens.harvard.edu
    Phone: (781)216-2951

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Mike provides diagnostic evaluations and treatment for children with a variety of communication difficulties. He is especially interested in working with children with a question or history of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. He is also happy to consult and collaborate with families and providers in the Boston area.

  • Suzanne Demarco

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Boston Public Schools and Suzanne’s Speakeasy, LLC
    suzannesspeakeasyllc@gmail.com
    Phone: (617) 620-8394

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of SpeechSuzanne is the Citywide Childhood Apraxia Speech Consultant for the Boston Public Schools, as well as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Boston Public Schools system.  Suzanne is available for diagnostics and consultations for children with suspected Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She enjoys presenting Childhood Apraxia of Speech Workshops to other Speech-Language Pathologists.  Suzanne has limited availability to work with children with CAS in the Metro-Boston area in her private practice.  She is happy to consult with professionals regarding CAS.

  • Marnie Millington

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Suite C, 145 Rosemary Street, Needham, MA 02492
    www.speechandfeeding.org
    marniemillington@comcast.net
    Phone: (781) 400-5035

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Marnie is co-owner of Children’s Speech & Feeding Therapy, a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts. Her current focus includes assessment and treatment of children with apraxia. She has created an intensive treatment program for children with CAS and also provides weekly intervention for children with this disorder. She has consulted and created treatment plans for children with CAS for colleagues to complete. She has also acted as clinical expert on legal cases concerning children with CAS. She can provide parents and professionals with speech-language evaluations, therapy, consultations, and training.

  • Karen Twomey

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Twomey Speech & Language Services
    Abington, MA

    karen@speaktomespeech.com
    Phone: (781) 878-8579

    In private practice on the South Shore, Karen has a special interest in working with children with suspected or diagnosed Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She offers diagnostic and speech-language therapy services in her Abington office, and she is also available to work with children, parents, and caregivers in their homes, daycares, or school settings.


Michigan

  • Nancy R. Kaufman

    Nancy R. Kaufman

    M.A. CCC-SLP

    Owner and Director
    Kaufman Children’s Center for Speech, Language, Sensory Motor and Social Connections, Inc.,
    6625 Daly Road, West Bloomfield MI 48322
    http://www.kidspeech.com
    Phone: (248) 737-3430

    CASANA APRAXIA EXPERT PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
    The Kaufman Children’s Center is a private, pediatric practice located in West Bloomfield, Michigan, that provides individual speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, sensory integration therapy, social skills instruction, and applied verbal behavior therapy. The KCC specializes in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), helping children with CAS or other speech sound disorders that cause them to struggle to combine consonants and vowels to form words, and to combine words to form functional expressive language. The KCC offers center-based and in-home ABA verbal behavior programs, which encompass the K-SLP methods for those with autism spectrum disorders. Other areas of specialization include language and sensory processing disorders, oral-motor feeding and articulation disorders, fine-motor disorders, social skills groups, Handwriting Without Tears®, Interactive Metronome®, Therapeutic Listening®, craniosacral therapy, music therapy and much more. Year-round intensive programs and specialized summer programs are available for local families and those visiting from out of state/country.

  • David E. Smith

    David E. Smith

    MBA, CFP®

    Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
    101 W. Big Beaver Rd
    Suite 425
    Troy, MI 48084
    https://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/david.e.smith
    David.e.Smith@ampf.com
    Phone: 248.925.4400

    As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Mr. Smith works with busy, hard-working professionals who value sound financial planning. He helps clients manage multiple goals and handle complex financial situations. He follows a detailed process that involves getting to know clients and their family, understanding their most important goals and designing a financial plan that suits their unique needs. Once that plan is in place he maintains close contact, helps his clients track their progress and update their plan so they can focus on living and enjoying life. He is passionate about educating and helping his clients maintain or improve their financial health.

Minnesota

  • Ruth Stoeckel

    Ruth Stoeckel

    Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN

    http://www.mayoclinic.org/neurology-rst/specialtygroups.html
    Phone: Neurology Appointment Center: (507) 284-3436

    CASANA APRAXIA EXPERT PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

    Appointment contact

    Neurology Appointment Center:  (507) 284-3436

    Members of the pediatric practice at Mayo Clinic provide differential diagnosis and intervention for children with communication disorders, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech.  Dr. Stoeckel also gives educational presentations at both a national and international venues and participates in research on treatment efficacy for CAS.

Missouri

  • Julie Hoffman

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    Columbia, IL 62236 (near St. Louis, MO)
    hoffmannjj@yahoo.com
    Phone: (314) 221-1217

    Julie specializes in assessment and treatment for children with severe to profound articulation disorders, specifically Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She has been an active clinician for 25 years. Julie currently has a part time private practice in Columbia, IL (near St. Louis). She presents locally and nationally on CAS several times a year. She enjoys guiding and supporting parents and other SLP’s of best practice for children whose CAS is particularly challenging.

Nebraska

  • Dyann F. Rupp

    Dyann F. Rupp

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    4810 Elk Ridge Road
    Lincoln NE 68516
    Phone: (402) 450-7068

    CASANA APRAXIA EXPERT PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

    Dyann is a speech-language pathologist specializing in severe speech sound disorders, with a focus on Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). She has worked in a variety of settings, including the public schools, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, private practice and research. In her current practice, she provides evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication disorders, and is a clinical supervisor and adjunct lecturer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She presents on CAS at national, state, and local seminars/conferences.

Nevada

  • Alyssa Hampson

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Let's Talk! Rehabilitation Services
    2831 St. Rose Parkway
    Suite 334
    Henderson, Nevada 89052
    alyssa@letstalktherapy.com
    Phone: (702)533-0365

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Alyssa is co-owner of Let’s Talk! Rehabilitation Services  providing speech therapy services throughout the Las Vegas Valley.  Alyssa is passionate about working with children who have or are suspected to have Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Alyssa is available to provide evaluation and treatment services. She also provides presentations/consultations  to school districts, agencies and other speech-language pathologist in regards to the identification and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

New Hampshire

  • Jennifer Francis

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Owner/Clinical Director SNH Speech Therapy & Learning Center, LLC
    1 Trafalgar Square, Suite 204
    Nashua, NH 03063
    http://www.nhtlc.com
    jen@nhtlc.com
    Phone: (603) 577-5517

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Jennifer is the owner and clinical director of SNH Speech Therapy & Learning Center, a private pediatric practice located in Nashua, NH, providing speech-language therapy, reading and writing instruction, audiology services, and mental health services. Jennifer and the team at SNH Speech Therapy & Learning Center provide assessment and treatment for children ages 1-21 years.  Jennifer is happy to provide consultative services to school districts or other professionals regarding the identification and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

  • Lisa B. Mitchell

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Clearly Speaking clinics in Dover, Derry and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
    http://www.clearlyspeakingNH.com
    lisa@clearlyspeakingnh.com

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Lisa provides pediatric speech & language therapy and diagnostic services at the Clearly Speaking clinics in Dover, Derry and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. She is also available to consult with school districts, agencies and other speech language pathologists in regards to the identification and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Lisa and the Clearly Speaking team provide evaluations and treatment for children aged 18 months to 16 years.

New Jersey

  • Laura Bligh

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    BLI Speech and Language Services, LLC
    Central New Jersey
    speechlaura@gmail.com
    Phone: 732-570-4551

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Laura is available to provide diagnostic and collaborative consultation services for children with CAS and their families. She has limited availability to provide direct therapy services for children in the Monmouth County area. She is also happy to collaborate with professionals in her area on questions related to Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

  • Carrie Don-Elliott

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Central/Southern New Jersey
    carrieelliottslp@gmail.com
    Phone: (609)477-3788

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Carrie Don-Elliott is a licensed and certified speech language pathologist with over 15 years of experience specializing in working with children with speech sound disorders such as CAS, oral and written language delays and disorders, complex communication needs requiring AAC, and is an advocate for living a healthy active lifestyle.She maintains a private practice in Central/Southern New Jersey and consults with various school districts within her surrounding communities. She provides parent, family, educator and community member workshops to support individuals with special needs and special abilities. She is skilled in addressing and meeting the needs of all her clients and takes pride in helping each individual maximize their skills and abilities. Carrie employees a person-centered and relationship based approach to treatment in order to advance her client’s speech, language and communication abilities. Carrie is available for diagnosis, clinical evaluation, direct therapy, consultation, and learning workshops and presentations.

  • Cynthia James Duell

    The Learning Child
    225 Franklin Avenue, Ste. 1
    Midland Park, NJ 07432
    cynthiajames225@gmail.com
    Phone: (201)447-1336

    Cynthia James Duell is a pediatric practitioner with over 35 years experience working with children ages 16 months to middle school.  An area of expertise is working with children diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech.

  • Jennifer Moore

    Jennifer Moore

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    1292 Hamburg
    Turnpike
    Floor 2 Suite B
    Wayne NJ 07470
    http://www.jennifermoorespeech.com
    jennifermooreslp@gmail.com

    Jennifer Moore is owner of Talk Moore Speech Services LLC. Jennifer is a PROMPT certified instructor and speech therapist in NJ with over 8 years of experience. She conducts evaluations, consultations, and provides treatment using a variety of methods for many diagnoses. Jennifer specializes in PROMPT therapy. She is a PROMPT Certified Instructor who teaches workshops along the east coast. She also has completed training in various therapeutic techniques such as DIR Floortime, NDT, and Verbal Behavior/ABA. She has extensive training with feeding therapy, AAC, Proloqou2go/iPad for communication, and Applied Behavior Analysis. Jennifer uses an eclectic approach to treatment as she utilizes multiple techniques to meet each child’s needs. Treatment plans are unique and individualized.

  • Therapeutic Services LLC

    Mali DeSantis M.A. CCC-SLP
    594 Valley Road
    Montclair, New Jersey 07043


    mali@therapeuticservicesllc.com
    Phone: (862)248-2987

    Speech Therapy and Social Skills Groups provided to patients of all ages in North New Jersey.

New Mexico

  • The PROMPT Institute

    The PROMPT Institute

    4001 Office Court Dr., Suite 305
    Santa Fe, NM 87507
    http://www.promptinstitute.com
    admin@promptinstitute.com
    Phone: (505)466-7710

    The PROMPT Institute provides specialized clinical assessment and treatment for children and adults with speech production issues, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Additionally, the Institute develops workshops and education for speech-language pathologists, caregivers and the general public on PROMPT and speech production disorders. Finally, the PROMPT Institute conducts clinical research on tactual sensory systems and their role in the development of speech, language, and cognition interaction.

New York

  • Kelly Dwyer

    MA, CCC-SLP

    Westchester County, New York
    Kelly@KDspeech.com

    Kelly is a pediatric SLP that provides consultations, comprehensive evaluations, and therapy services in a child’s home, school, or day care. Therapy is tailored to your child’s individual needs. She uses a variety of techniques (e.g., PROMPT and sign language) to help children communicate to their potential.

  • Elaine Dolgin-Lieberman

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    White Plains, New York
    EDolgin@aol.com
    Phone: 914-523-9131

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Elaine is a speech language pathologist in private practice in White Plains, NY and an adjunct instructor in the Communication Disorders program at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. She has a pediatric practice with special interest in working with children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech and other motor speech disorders. Elaine is available for diagnosis, clinical evaluation, direct therapy, consultation,and presentations.

  • Christine Murphy

    M.A.,CCC-SLP

    Gansevoort, NY 12831 (upstate New York)
    cmurphyslp@aol.com
    Phone: (518)796-8669

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training & Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech
    Christine Murphy is able to provide evaluations and therapy to children with motor planning difficulties. She is also available to consult with districts, agencies and providers about identification and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Christine lives in the Saratoga Springs area but is willing to travel throughout the Capital District and northern New York.

  • Melissa Randazzo

    MS, CCC-SLP

    New York, NY
    mrandazzo@adelphi.edu

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in  Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Melissa Randazzo PhD, CCC-SLP is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Adelphi University where she directs the Neurocognition of Communication Disorders Laboratory. Melissa’s research utilizes EEG to examine the challenges faced by individuals with speech and language impairments. Prior to completing her PhD, Melissa worked as a bilingual speech-language pathologist in NYC, with specialization in complex speech sound disorders. She is truly passionate about helping children and their families cope with communication impairments. Melissa is available for consultation, evaluation, and training other professionals.

North Carolina

  • Julia Franklin

    MS CCC-SLP

    215 Gilead Rd. Suite 200
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    julia@echospeechtherapy.com
    Phone: 704-765-2483

    Julia provides family centered therapy sessions. She utilizes PROMPT (Bridging Trained), Nancy Kaufman’s K-SLP, and feeding/oral-sensory motor techniques.

  • Tracie Andrews

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    McAlpine Preschool Drive-In
    9100 Carswell Lane
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    Phone: (980)343-3750

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Traci has experience working in private practice, non-profit clinics and the public school system. She has experience with children of all ages, but her speciality is pre-school children with various speech and language challenges. Traci received her undergraduate and Master’s degree with honors from Ohio University and Kent State University. Traci is now located in Charlotte, NC and is available to provide assessments and treatment for children who are suspected to have CAS and other severe speech sound disorders. She is also available for consultation and training to families and other professionals.

  • Leigh Mazaleski

    M.S., CCC-SLP

    Valdese, North Carolina
    Leighmaz@gmail.com
    Phone: (828) 443-2365

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Ms. Mazaleski resides in Valdese, North Carolina and is employed by the North Carolina Infant-Toddler Program.  Her primary role is as a team member completing  interdisciplinary evaluations to determine eligibility for services.  Along with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), she has a special interest in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and has completed training to perform autism assessment on the EI team. Ms. Mazaleski is available for consultation with other SLP’s or parents, and maintains a very limited private practice. She is regularly invited to speak about CAS, educating others on the diagnostic characteristics and essentials for successful treatment. As a clinician with 30 years experience, she shares her knowledge and passion for children in an energetic and entertaining manner.

  • Lucia Pasquel-Lefebvre

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    Chapel Hill/Durham, NC
    luciaplef@gmail.com

    CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Lucia is a speech language pathologist in private practice in Durham, NC.  Lucia also works in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro City School District.  She has been a licensed, ASHA certified SLP for 15 years and has extensive experience working with children with childhood apraxia of speech and severe speech sound disorders in addition to autism, Down Syndrome, sensory-motor challenges and global developmental disorders. Lucia is fluent in Spanish and French and provides therapy in both languages as well as in English.  Lucia completed CASANA’S Intensive Training on Apraxia of Speech in Summer 2014.  She is available for diagnosis, clinical evaluations, direct therapy, consultation and community presentations.

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