Onjalique has completed vigorous Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) trainings at New York University, as well as directly through the NYC Department of Education. She targets the development of social-pragmatics skills and creates social groups for children to learn & implement communication skills in various social situations. She also provides therapy to children with language-based and or literacy disabilities. She obtained her comprehensive 30-hour training in the Orton-Gillingham methodology for literacy. She has also obtained certification in the CAN-EAT approach to pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. Onjalique specializes in expressive & receptive language development, pre-language skills, articulation/phonological disorders, social-pragmatic skills, reading intervention, fluency and feeding.
Onjalique Taylor M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Onjalique Taylor is a bilingual (French) NYS licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with six years experience and counting. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) license.
Onjalique has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including, school-based, early intervention, as well as private practices. She is responsible for evaluating, organizing and implementing therapy programs to meet the needs of her clients. She helps clients regain and maintain their highest level of independence to enhance their quality of life, by developing and implementing a plan of care, and providing rehabilitative services for speech/language disorders that meet the established treatment goals.
Damali Gray M.A. CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Damali Gray is a NYS Licensed and Certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She has also successfully maintained a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) since 2012. Damali holds NYS licenses in both Speech and Special Education, and is tenured by the NYC Department of Education in both disciplines. Prior to beginning her work as an SLP, Damali initiated her career in 2001 as a Special Educator for students in Kindergarten to Second Grade . Thus, she has dedicated over 20 years of her professional career to working with students with special needs.
During the past 2 decades she has made her impact in the classroom as a teacher, in the therapy room as a clinician, and within various homes across NYC as an Early Intervention evaluator and provider. Damali has experience in working with children who are diagnosed with developmental delays and disorders related to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, Feeding Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities. She is trained and experienced in the use of Orton-Gillingham based programs such as Fundations and Sounds in Motion. She has also obtained certification in the CAN-EAT approach to pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. Additionally, for the past 6 years, she has expanded her clinical practice to include evaluating and treating individuals who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to support their communication needs. She specializes in the use of communication applications such as Proloquo2Go, LAMP Words For Life, TD Snap, Speak for Yourself, TouchChat, and GoTalk NOW Plus.
Aaliyah St.Bernard CF M.S. SLP, TSSLD
Aaliyah St.Bernard is a Speech-Language Pathologist practicing in New York City. Aaliyah is a Pace University graduate, who has received her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) license.
Aaliyah has gained experience working within NYC’s non-specialized and specialized public schools (district 75). She has also worked in early childhood development centers, clinics, and has provided sessions via teletherapy. She is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) and has completed extensive training focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). She has gained exposure and experience working closely with children and young adults with ASD, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, and Down Syndrome. Providing language intervention, focused on various areas, such as phonological processes, literacy skills, and articulation disorders has equipped her with the vast knowledge necessary to evaluate and treat clients to help them meet their goals. While incorporating interests, Aaliyah develops engaging treatment plans to meet the individual needs of each of her clients.
What does she love most about being an SLP? Damali says this….”Every day is an opportunity to make a change in someone’s ability to communicate. I help kids and adults find their voice, learn new words, try new foods, hear amazing sounds, and gain the ability to interact in their world. I win and they win! What could be better?”