The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 145,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) The mission: To strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia, so that each child has their best opportunity to develop speech

Selective Mutism nation’s premier resource for SM information, providing a network of families and treating professionals across the world who uniquely understand the struggles of SM

The Stuttering Foundation The Stuttering Foundation provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering

The Cleft Palate Foundation The mission of CPF is to enhance the quality of life for individuals affected by cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial birth defects.

Down Syndrome Education Online Comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers (Speech and Language Issues)

 The Autism Society The Autism Society, the nation s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

The International Dyslexia Foundation
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.


Social Thinking  

Sensory Processing  

Genetics in the Practice of Speech Language Pathology 


Speech Language Pathologists:

Nicole Kollenda MS CCC-SLP (offices on the Upper East Side and Mineola) 


Lydia Shifrin, Bilingual School Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker 
Psychotherapist since 1971, first in the former Soviet Union, and than for over twenty years in the US, as a bilingual/bicultural professional.


The Center for Cognitive-Developmental Assessment and Remediation (BGCenter) 
under the leadership of eminent psychologist, Dr. Boris Gindis, the center is composed of independent professionals, specializing with services to the internationally adopted children, who work at the center as well as offsite.