Why am I a Speech Language Pathologist?
My brother who is 4 years younger than me, has special needs. We grew up right here in Harlem, but had to travel over 100 city blocks for therapy services. Fast forward over 25 years later, there was still no place in Harlem for children with special needs to go to receive quality speech therapy services. My family was fortunate enough to have caring therapists that worked with our entire family to improve my brother's communication skills. I knew at a young age that I wanted to do all that I can to help children successfully communicate with their loved ones. I model my therapy practice to involve the entire family in the therapy process whenever possible. It is important that results are seen not only in the therapy space, but at home, in the child's natural environment. That is what sets me apart from other therapy providers. I am only successful when results are actually heard! Helping children communicate effectively is not a "job" for me, it is my passion!
Now for specifics...
Timberly Leite MA, CCC-SLP,TSLD is an ASHA certified Speech Language Pathologist and the owner/Executive Director of Innovative Therapy Solutions, LLC. She is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She has received her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and she is PROMPT trained and trained in Talk Tools oral motor therapy. Timberly is a member of several professional organizations related to the field of Speech-Language Pathology including:
Timberly holds a New York Teacher of the Speech and Language Disabled (TSLD) license. She is a Department of Education approved Independent provider of speech and language services and an approved evaluator with the Department of Education. She received her Bachelor of Arts and her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, with honors from South Carolina State University. She is very passionate about her craft and is continuously seeking out continuing education opportunities to stay current on new therapy techniques and evidence based practices to treat her clients.
Our team of highly qualified Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs,) Teachers of Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHHs,) and Teachers of Speech and Language Disabled (TSLDs), Occupational Therapists, and Special Educators design individual treatment programs and carefully evaluate these programs on an ongoing basis in order to make changes as appropriate depending on the child’s progress. We look forward to working with you and your child. Since the beginning, we’ve treated every client like they were a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services come with a personal touch. Please feel free to contact us for more information.