Dana Cole M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD
As a Speech and Language Pathologist, I apply a holistic approach to find comfortable and effective therapeutic techniques for my clients. My enthusiasm translates to the strong connection I share with them. My goal is to enable every child to reach their full potential and support family as team members to facilitate learned skills into everyday life.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Indiana University and a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from SUNY New Paltz. I am a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA as well as a professional certificate as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD).
I have over five years of experience working with children from 0 to 16 years of age, in both individual and group environments. I have training in Social Thinking™, PROMPT and Oral-Motor Therapy. I spent 5 years as an SLP at Children’s Academy, an integrated, multidisciplinary K-12th grade school for children with speech and language challenges and supervised licensed SLP’s for 2 of those years. My private practice began in 2014, providing individual therapy and social skills groups. I’ve worked closely with teachers, Occupational and Behavioral Therapists to help support children across developmental domains. My extensive experience evaluating and treating those diagnosed with a variety of impairments including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Global Developmental Delays, Motor-Speech Disorders, Articulation/Phonological disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Receptive & Expressive Language Impairments, Auditory Processing Disorders and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.