M.S., CCC-SLP, Founding Partner
Kelly Hantman received her B.A. in Hearing and Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland and her M.S. in Speech and Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She specializes in pediatric and adolescent speech-language evaluations and therapy with clients ranging from two to eighteen years of age. Kelly’s experience includes targeting therapy in language processing, executive functioning, semantics and vocabulary, syntax and grammar, word finding, oral and written language, receptive language, pragmatic language, and articulation. She has provided therapy to children along the autism spectrum, children with learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity/inattention disorders, executive functioning disorders, and children with reading disabilities. Kelly is trained in the Wilson Reading System. In addition, she has experience addressing multicultural issues and differential diagnoses. She served as a Speech-Language Pathologist for a New York City public elementary school for nearly six years, an adjunct faculty member at Teachers College, Columbia University teaching a course entitled, “School Speech-Language-Hearing Program,” as well as an instructor at Bank Street College teaching a course entitled “Communication Disorders in School-Age-Children.” Kelly has presented at ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), NYSSLHA and is a guest lecturer at both Columbia University and Bank Street College. In addition, Kelly has been working in private practice since 2003 and is New York State and New Jersey State licensed and ASHA certified. Kelly provides speech and language therapy, screenings and consultations at private schools during the school day. She has two wonderful school age children, and she enjoys working out, watching and coaching her children in sports, reading and being at the beach.