Melissa received her Bachelor of Science degree from George Washington University and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Molloy College.

Melissa has clinical experience in the public school system, private practice, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. She has experience working with children ages 1 month-18 years. Melissa’s therapeutic philosophy is individually, evidence-based practice to help children reach their fullest communicative potential. Her trainings include:

  • Catherine Shaker’s NICU Swallowing and Feeding
  • Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s Talk Tools Therapy
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding
  • DIR-Floortime Approach
  • Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking Program