Lindsey Disabella, M.S. CCC-SLP
Lindsey brings her creativity, warmth and enthusiasm to each client in our center. A dynamic, and skilled speech-language pathologist, Lindsey is experienced in treating children from pre-school to adolescents with various presenting speech and language needs. Lindsey received her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders. With an interest in the intersection of education and pediatric speech language pathology, she then earned her M.A. in elementary education. Lindsey was employed as an elementary school head teacher from 2016-2019 where she received training on multisensory reading methodologies such as Wilson Fundations and various writing programs. Lindsey's interest in working with students with language based learning challenges grew from her classroom experience and she returned to graduate school to earn a second Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology. While earning her second Masters at Lehman College, Lindsey continued to utilize her expertise in literacy, tutoring students in reading and writing. She also gained extensive training in executive functioning working at Beyond Booksmart in NYC and became an executive functioning coach for students in elementary school through young adulthood.
In addition to her background in education, Lindsey has experience across the age span within the field speech and language pathology. While in NYC, she provided therapy to students across the age range with diverse language and social learning profiles at an established NYC private practice. She also worked with families, providing early intervention services to our youngest population. Lindsey also has experience providing therapy for clients with neurogenic disorders such as TBI, dysarthria, aphasia, dysphagia, voice disorders. Lindsey's specific clinical interests and expertise include: language and learning disabilities, pragmatic language intervention, reading acquisition, early intervention and executive functioning support. Lindsey's experience as a classroom teacher continues to provide a unique lense into supporting students using curriculum based intervention and collaborating with school providers to carry skills and strategies into the classroom. Lindsey’s passion and clinical intuition are evident in her work with families and students, as is her ability to hook clients of all ages into the process of learning.