Onjalique Taylor M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Onjalique Taylor is a bilingual (French) NYS licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with eight years of 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.
Onjalique has completed vigorous Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) trainings at New York University, as well as directly through the NYC Department of Education, via both their ASD Horizon & NEST programs. 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.
Damali Gray M.A. CCC-SLP, TSSLD
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?”
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. 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 two 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.
Alyssa Butta, CF M.S. SLP, TSSLD
Alyssa Butta is a Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow practicing in New York City. Alyssa received her undergraduate degree in Communication and Sciences Disorders from Brooklyn College and her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Long Island University Brooklyn. She has also received her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) license.
Alyssa has gained experience working in various settings, including NYC public schools, clinics, and assisted living facilities. She has experience providing sessions both in person and via teletherapy. She has exposure and experience working with children and adults with various speech and language disorders, including ASD, developmental delays, expressive/receptive language disorders, voice disorder, articulation and phonological disorders, aphasia, and Cerebral Palsy. She has experience providing language intervention focused on various areas, such as phonological processes, literacy skills, pragmatic skills, and articulation disorders. This has given her the knowledge to evaluate and treat clients to help them meet their goals. She believes that caregivers are a vital part of the treatment plan and provides strategies to facilitate generalization and carryover of speech and language development. Alyssa develops engaging treatment plans and activities of high interest to meet the individual needs of each of her clients.
Erika Miller, M.S. SLP, TSSLD
Erika Miller is a bilingual (Spanish) Speech-Language Pathologist practicing in New York City. Erika is a Pace University graduate, who has received her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) license.
Erika has gained experience working in various settings, NYC public schools and private clinics. She has experience providing sessions both in person and via teletherapy. She is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT). Erika is currently completing her bilingual extension certification at Columbia University to provide Bilingual (Spanish-English) services in the state of New York. She has gained exposure and experience working closely with children and adults with communications disorders, intellectual disabilities, voice disorders, and disfluencies. Erika has provided speech-language intervention, focused on various areas, such as phonological processes, literacy skills, articulation, and pragmatics skills. Erika establishes interpersonal relationships with her clients and their families to provide effective treatments and foster a positive atmosphere.
Isabella Cortes, CF M.S. SLP, TSSLD
Isabella Cortes is a Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow practicing in New York City. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Florida State University (FSU) and her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at New York University (NYU). Isabella also received certification to provide Bilingual (Spanish-English) Services in the state of New York, as well as her Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) license.
Since receiving her Master's degree, Isabella has assessed and treated clients in bilingual private practices, non-specialized public schools, Head Start Programs, and outpatient clinics. Isabella has experience delivering speech-language therapy services in-person as well as via tele-therapy. She has completed extensive training focusing on evidence-based approaches to treat Speech Sound Disorders and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Her education and clinical experience has provided her with ample opportunities to work closely with bilingual and monolingual children, as well as, young adults with speech sound disorders, ASD, dyslexia, developmental delays, and intellectual disabilities. Isabella provides bilingual speech and language intervention, focusing on various areas, such as phonological processes, articulation errors, literacy skills, pragmatic skills, and play skills. She values a holistic approach to treatment that is child-led, family-centered, and culturally and linguistically responsive.