Esther is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist practicing in the state of New Jersey for the past 22 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Wagner College, Staten Island, NY in 1992 and her MA in Speech Language Pathology at Kean University, Union, NJ in 1996. Esther has experience in evaluating and treating children in early intervention, private practice, school-based settings, and sensory gyms.
Esther is a Hanen certified therapist. She is also certified in Links to Language, Hippotherapy, Interactive Metronome, Therapeutic Listening, and Astronaut Training. Plus, she is level 2 PROMPT trained as well as trained in Yoga/Pilates for children with special needs, Oral Motor Therapy, MNRI for Tactile Integration, Postural and Dynamic Control, and Oral Facial Reflex,as well as an emphasis in DIR Floortime Approach. Esther has earned the American Speech Language Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education and has held this honor for the past decade.
Esther is particularly interested in working with the dynamics of the family to increase functional communication skills. She specializes in providing therapy for children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Sensory Integration Disorders, Receptive/Expressive language delays and disorders, Auditory Processing, Autism, and Articulation/Phonological disorders.