Speech-Language Pathologist in Westchester And Nyc, NY

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For infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers
Family-centered, two-hour sessions
Dr. Fran and her associate will:

Meet with you and your child in your home in Weschester County, NY or Manhatten.
Assess your child's speech, language, feeding development.
Show you how reachable speech and language therapy goals are developed from the assessment.
Demonstrate and provide speech therapy, language therapy, feeding therapy suited to your child.
Show you techniques you can use yourself.
Observe and guide you so you may engage your child in language enhanced daily routines.
Assist you as you develop strategies for managing behavior challenges.
Show each family member how to be involved according to each one's abilities.
Provide books and articles as needed.
Video your child as he/she works with our therapist, with you, or other family members.

The Family Centered Program
We are experts in the development, delays, and disorders of speech, language, cognition, hearing, feeding, play skills, and social skills. We are skilled in evidence-based procedures and therapies to meet specific individual needs. You are an expert in your child and his/her strengths, likes, dislikes, routines, personal growth and history.

Together we can create a personal plan in your home for your child that includes all members of your family. ​
We will show you how to encourage your child to play and learn, speak and listen, think and question during all his/her routine activities so that your program suits your child and you.
We will help you to manage the rough times with thoughtful plans to prevent, avoid or confront challenging behaviors.

Dr. Fran and her associate will work with you and your family once or twice weekly for two hour sessions.
We will help you to help your child by providing clear, achievable, reasonable goals.
We will suggest routines that use your home life joyously while navigating the daily challenges.
We will inspire you and support you.

The Child-Centered Program
The Child-Centered Program is available after the completion of the Family-Centered Program.The Child-Centered Program offers speech, language, cognitive, and/or feeding therapy weekly or twice-weekly.
Each session is two hours in duration.
One speech-language pathologist will visit your home on a regularly scheduled basis.
One care-giver is required to attend each Child-Centered session.

Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Speech-Language Therapy  Developmental Delays
 Accent Reduction  Motor Speech Disorders
 Adult Speech/Language Disorders  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Aphasia  Raspy Voice / Muscle Tension Dysphonia
 Apraxia  Speech Sound Disorders
 Autism Spectrum Disorders  Stuttering
 Child Speech/Language Disorders  Vocal Coaching for Singing and Performing
 Cochlear Implants
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)  Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Hanen Centre certified "It Takes Two To Talk"
 Master of Science (M.S.) degree from Teachers College, Columbia University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from the State University of New York at Albany
Certified life member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
New York State licensed private practitioner of Speech and Language Pathology
New York State Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
Fran Scheffler, Ph.D.
Speech-Language Pathologist
Director, SpeechDocFran

​Expert in infant, toddler, and preschool child development and delays
Certified Member of the
Speech and Language Pathologist with over 30 years experience
Experienced therapist/clinician and published author
Previously a clinic director, researcher, undergraduate and graduate levels professor
Currently President of Westchester Speech Hearing Language Association
Life long resident of Westchester County, New York
Wife, mother, step-mother, grandmother
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Westchester Speech a Language Hearing Association
Board of Regional Association Presidents
Hours:To be arranged at family's convenience
Tuition based program
License:NY State 00234-1