Kristina Gulati – Speech, Language, and Communication Therapy

Intro

Communication comes first!

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The speech and language department is comprised of licensed speech language pathologists and speech language pathology assistants supporting students to learn the skills needed to be the most effective communicators they can be. 

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About the Department

 

Our department:

Kristina Gulati, M.S, CCC-SLP

Bachelor of Science in Communications, Ithaca College

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerson College

Serena Fishman Yure, M.S., CCC-SLP

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Northwestern University

Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerson College

Adrienne Cummings, M.S., CCC-SLP

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development, Clarke University

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, Marquette University

Rose Goldfarb, M.A., CCC-SLP

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Boston University

Master of Art in Speech-Language Pathology, Long Island University Post

Katie Schreiner, B.S., SLPA

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of St. Rose

Alexandra Cadrette, B.S., SLPA

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of New Hampshire

Rachel Buck, B.A., SLPA

Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language, Gardner-Webb University

We provide therapeutic and consultative services:

  • in the classroom
  • during community experiences
  • during vocational experiences
  • in individual or small group sessions

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Services for Students with Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants

A licensed audiologist is on staff to provide support for students with hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. The goal for each student is to maximize his/her communication skills in both English and American Sign Language.

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Goals

Goals and objectives generally focus on one or more of the following:

  • Receptive and Expressive Language
    • Spoken English and/or American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)
  • Communication strategies for interacting with a variety of communication partners
  • Social skills
  • Speech sound production
  • Clarification strategies
  • Self advocacy skills

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The number of each student’s weekly individual and/or small group sessions are determined by the annual IEP (Individualized Education Plan) team. The goal of the IEP is to development each student’s independent and effective use of communication strategies and language skills.

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Resources

Check out this list of our favorite iPad applications to target language skills:

iPad Apps June 2015

Contact information for the Speech and Language Department: 

Phone: (978) 927-7070 ext. 251

Email: info@cccbsd.org

 

Department News

Our department has been busy running therapy sessions, updating/programming students AAC (augmentative-alternative communication) devices, and collaborating with teachers on ways to address speech-language goals in the classroom. 

Special Events

Several members of our team will attend the annual American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention this fall in Boston. 

Needs/Wish List

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