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Sandra Gotthardt

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD


Speech Language Pathologist Sandra Gotthardt is the owner and clinical director of Now You're Talking Speech Therapy Comprehensive Services.

Sandra received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Mercy College-Dobbs Ferry, NY and a Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Mercy College-Dobbs Ferry NY. Sandra is a highly qualified speech language pathologist with a variety of additional certifications:

  • Hannen "More Than Words" Certified to work with children with autism including parent training. (Pediatrician most recommended program for children diagnosed with Autism due to the parent empowerment training.)
  • "Hanen certified in "ABC and Beyond" to train early childhood educators build language and literacy in early childhood settings.
  • Nationally certified member - Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Certified Speech Language Specialist, State of New York Department of Education
  • Certified Speech Language Pathologist Service Provider for Early Intervention, New York Early Intervention System (NYEIS)
  • Trained and certified provider of the Hanen Centre program
  • Sandra has extensive experience in various areas of the speech, language and hearing disorders/mechanisms including Apraxia, Articulation, Attention Deficit, Auditory Processing, Developmental Delays, Neurogenic Disorders, and Sensory, Social and Behavioral Deficiencies. Sandra’s special interests include treating children with disabilities, autism and autistic like behaviors as well as working with children that have language and learning disabilities, expressive and receptive language delays, articulation concerns, auditory processing issues, phonological disorders and limited social skills. Sandra’s proven clinical experience is a result from working in private schools, public schools, early intervention and private practice settings.

In addition, Sandra has mentored, advised and supervised Clinical Fellows for licensing.

She is proud of the dedicated and highly qualified speech-language pathologists who work for her. She enjoys teaching and collaborating with them along with learning from them.

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Antonia Morfogen

M.A., CCC-SLP


Speech Language Pathologist Antonia Morfogen has been a part of the Now You’re Talking team for over a year. She started at the practice as a clinical externship student. After excelling in all areas of clinical expertise in the treatment and evaluation of communication disorders, she has become a full time SLP on our team!

Antonia earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from SUNY Cortland within a three year span. She pursued her Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology at Lehman College, Bronx, NY, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.

Her experience includes working with the following populations: the adult neurogenic population, across the lifespan, toddlers and school age population. She has extensive experience evaluating and treating the following disorders : adults with Aphasia, Swallowing Disorders, TBI, Cognitive-Communication Deficits, Degenerative Disorders, Apraxia of Speech, Stuttering, Voice Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Articulation Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, and Feeding Disorders.

Certifications:

  • SPEAK OUT & LOUD crowd Parkinson's Project
  • Reading with TLC’s Lively Letters
  • Adding the taste of SUGAR to Functional Language Intervention
  • Orofacial Myofunctional Certification

Along with these certifications, Antonia is highly interested in working across the lifespan! She has taken two extra courses in both fluency and voice disorders to add evidence based practice to her passion in these areas. Antonia has been interested in American Sign Language (ASL) from a very young age. She has taken ASL classes from middle school through her college career. She devotes hours of intensive research in order to create individualized treatment approaches for all and to increase clinical knowledge!

“I vow to promote individualized therapy for all patients. I vow to work closely with all patients and families to optimize therapy success!”

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Diana Hughes

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD


Diana Hughes is a New York State (NYS) licensed and American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certified Speech Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education at St. Thomas Aquinas College with a dual certification in elementary education and special education. She received her Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Mercy College. Diana holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA and her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certificate from NYS.

Diana has experience working over 13 years with a wide range of children and adults in private practice, home care, early intervention, and the school setting; mainly working with children through early intervention (birth-age 3) and preschool aged children through CPSE (ages 3-5).

Diana has experience evaluating and treating clients with speech, language, and feeding needs. She specializes in expressive and receptive language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, pragmatic language disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders, fluency, feeding, apraxia, autism, down syndrome, and other developmental delays.

Diana has specialized training in PROMPT therapy and certified in the Hannen "More Than Words" program to work with children with autism including parent training.

Diana collaborates with other therapists on our team to provide the best therapy for her clients and also collaborates with parents for carryover in order for her clients to succeed and make the best progress they possibly can! Diana always makes sure that therapy is fun and kids have a smile on their face and feel proud of themselves for trying their very best! Communication is key for success!

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Jamie Ehrenberg

M.S., CF- SLP, TSSLD


Jamie graduated from New York Medical College with a Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology. She is currently in the process of earning her Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Jamie’s clinical experience includes working in private practices, public schools, early intervention, and skilled nursing facilities. She has experience in evaluating and treatment in receptive/expressive and pragmatic language disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders, phonological and articulation disorders, apraxia, fluency, and autism spectrum disorder. Jamie also holds weekly social/pragmatic language group classes for preschool and kindergarten aged children. Jamie enjoys building relationships with her clients and their families and wishes to promote a rich learning environment. Jamie is passionate and excited about working with her clients and helping them achieve their goals!

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Brittany Canter

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD


Brittany Canter M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD is a New York State (NYS) licensed and American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certified Speech Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor of Art from the University of Michigan and Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Brittany holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA and her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certificate from NYS.

Brittany has experience working with a wide range of children and adults in private practice, home care, early intervention, and the school setting. During the academic year, Brittany works full-time in an elementary school in Rockland County, NY, providing pull-out and push-in general education and special education related services to students in grades K-5. Outside of school hours, she devotes her time providing services in the aforementioned settings. Brittany has experience evaluating and treating clients with speech, language, and learning needs. She specializes in expressive and receptive language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, pragmatic language disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders, fluency, and other health impairments. Brittany believes that collaboration is the key to functional communication. She places a strong emphasis on establishing and maintaining a positive rapport with her clients and their families, and ensuring that they feel valued, supported and encouraged. Brittany understands the importance of tailoring therapy to meet each individual’s needs. She is a passionate and dedicated professional who is eager to help her client’s achieve their goals!

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