Meet Our Team

Alexandra: Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University

As one of the owners of SensationALL Kids, I call this place home every single day. We opened the office in July 2017; it was one of the best decisions of my life. I am a fully licensed Speech- Language Pathologist in New York State. I hold my Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities Certification and Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. I am PROMPT trained, Orofacial Myologist (IAOM Certification Track), Level I Certified in Picture Exchange Communication (PECS), and trained in various Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices/programs. I love nothing more than witnessing each child’s excitement when they walk through our doors. When I am not at the office, I spend time with my husband Anthony, son Nino and daughter Alessia!

Fun Fact: “I have two children 15 months apart, both born with red hair!”

Lauren: Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University

I am licensed by the board of New York State. I hold my Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities certification and Certificate in Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. I hold extensive training in the PROMPT therapy approach, Orofacial Myologist (IAOM Certification Track), SMILE reading program, Autism Certificate, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices. I am currently completing my Level 1 training in the Orton-Gillingham approach and look forward to utilizing this with my current and future clients. You can find me at the office in the morning, afternoon, and evening! I love working with children and bringing the power of communication into their lives.

Fun Fact: “I added puppy paws into my family; his name is Hunter!”

Lindsey: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University

Being in the field for ten years, I have experience working with the pediatric population from birth to 18 years of age, including children with receptive and expressive language delays, articulation disorders, apraxia of speech, developmental/genetic disorders, autism spectrum disorder, feeding difficulties, and more! I am PROMPT trained and have a strong background in delivering therapy using alternative/augmentative communication systems. I’ve been a part of this “SensationALL” team for over two years, which has proven to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my career!

Cassidy M: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and a minor in Psychology from St. John’s University

Being a speech therapist has given me a complete understanding of the quote, “love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” I hold my Certificate of Clinical Competence and Level I PROMPT Training. My favorite part of this career is helping each child succeed and achieve his or her goals. I strive to motivate my clients and build their self-confidence, empowering them with the skills they need to create a brighter future. I am interested in working with the early intervention population with expressive/receptive language delays and the adult population presenting with traumatic and acquired brain injuries. When I am not at SensationALL Kids, I enjoy spending time with my grandpa, exercising, being on the beach, or getting lost in a good book.

 

Jessica: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Molly University

My name is Jessica, and I have recently graduated with my Master’s degree in speech-language pathology. My love for this field has grown strong since the beginning of my time as an intern at SK, watching children with speech and language difficulties find their voices! I am passionate about helping others and making a difference, so I am excited to embark on this new journey, helping children find their voices and expand their language to make a difference. I can’t wait to join the SK team and begin my career in this amazing field!

 

Kelsey M: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Molloy College

My name is Kelsey! I received my Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Molloy College. I have also obtained my Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certification and training in the PROMPT therapy approach. I am eager to further my education and hope to receive additional training in the future. I feel grateful to have chosen a career where I can make a positive difference in someone’s life, no matter how small it is. I believe in celebrating the little things, and to me, that is what the job of an SLP is all about!

Fun Fact: I used to work at a Birthday Party Center and dressed up as characters, such as Elsa, Spongebob, Elmo .. you name it!”

Jessica S: Speech- Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University

My name is Jessica, and I am an NYS-licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. I also hold my Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. I love being able to work with children of all ages, and their families, to meet their speech and language goals; it is such a rewarding experience! I also enjoy continuously learning and growing in the field to continue supporting my clients.

Fun Fact: I am currently learning how to play the Kalimba, a musical instrument referred to as a “thumb piano”!

Taylor: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from St. John’s University

My name is Taylor Volini, M.A. CCC-SLP, TSSLD. I received my Master’s Degree from St. John’s University in 2019. I hold my Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certification and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. My clinical experiences vary; however, I center my practice on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and working with children with various disabilities. I hold many professional training and certificates such as PROMPT Level I, Autism From the Inside Out, Pivotal Response Training, ABA training, LAMP Words for Life, ‘Tuning Into Behavior,’ and Picture Exchange Communication System. I love to learn new therapy tactics to help my clients succeed!

Alyssa A: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus

I have experience using many different AAC devices and reading/writing programs such as SMILE, FUNdations, and First Author.

Fun Fact: “My favorite food is pizza, and my favorite candy is Twizzlers!”

JoAnn R: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from St. John’s University

My name is JoAnn Roland, and I graduated from St. John’s with a degree in Speech-Language Pathology! I love hanging out with my family and friends. I have two dogs named Bella and Franky. I love to dance and travel. My goal in life is to alleviate speech and language challenges in children!

Amanda D: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from NOVA Southeastern University

I am a full-time school-based speech therapist and part of this wonderful team at SensationALL Kids. My clinical experience includes working with the pediatric population (i.e., birth to 18 years old), children with receptive and expressive language delays, articulation disorders, motor speech disorders, fluency disorders, developmental/genetic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, feeding difficulties, and other disorders that result in communication difficulties. Watching my clients progress and gain more self-confidence is the most exciting part of what I do.

I look forward to working with families to help their children become more effective communicators.

Fun Fact: I have traveled to 10 different countries!

Nicole P: Speech- Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Kean University

My name is Nicole, and I graduated with my Master’s degree from Kean University in 2018. I graduated with a minor in American Sign Language and am Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) trained with experience working with students utilizing Augmentative and Alternative (AAC) communication devices. When I am not at SensationALL Kids, I work in a school with children and adults with autism. I love this field because it allows me to give my clients a voice and grow their confidence with communication in many different modalities. I’m excited to be a part of the SensationALL team, grow as a therapist, and help my clients reach their full potential. My favorite things are spending time with my family and friends, cooking, and dancing!

Jessica: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Western Kentucky University based out of NYC

I have worked with children (birth to elementary) as a Speech Pathologist since 2012. When I am not at SensationALL Kids, I work for a Department of Education Elementary School. I am trained in reading programs such as Wilson FUNdations, Orton Gillingham, and SMILE.

Taylor T: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Brooklyn College

My name is Taylor, and I have recently graduated from CUNY Brooklyn College with my Master’s degree in speech-language pathology. I have been with SensationALL Kids since they opened their doors as an intern and administrative assistant. I am excited to finally join the SLP team to help individuals find their voice. When I am not at SensationALL Kids, I enjoy shopping and spending time with my family. I love to eat pizza, go to the beach, and help people!

Angelina C: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Molloy College

As a recent graduate from Molloy College, I have obtained my Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and my Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities certification. I am a school-based SLP in a special education program for students ranging from 14-21 during the day, and I look forward to my afternoons at SensationALL Kids. I enjoy furthering my education to better myself as a clinician, such as obtaining training in the PROMPT therapy approach. Communication is the essence of human life, and I am proud to be a member of what I consider the best profession on earth!

Fun Fact: “I have nine dogs in my house, and sometimes I lose count!”

 

Alyssa B.: Speech-Language Pathologist

M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University

I am a school-based SLP in Brooklyn daily and a SensationALL Kids SLP by night. I am Level 1 PROMPT certified. I also specialize in phonemic awareness and literacy skills and am trained in numerous multisensory reading programs such as Sounds in Motion, Preventing Academic Failure, and Recipe for Reading. I love swimming, watching Netflix, and making people laugh!

Fun Fact: “I married a dairy farmer!”

Alexandra K.: Administrative Assistant

Alexandra became an intern at SensationALL Kids in May of 2018 and has been working as a receptionist since the end of 2018. She graduated from St. John’s University in 2019, Summa Cum Laude and with a Bachelor of Arts. She majored in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and minored in Psychology. She is currently a first-year graduate student at CUNY Brooklyn College. She is intended to graduate in August 2021 with a Masters of Science. She has clinical experience at the Diana Davidow Rogovin Speech-Language-Hearing Center at Brooklyn College in areas such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, apraxia of speech, expressive language delay, and speech sound disorders. She also has experience improving independence and self-goals when working with children with Autism. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching Netflix, and going to concerts. She hopes to one day travel the world with her family and friends!

Angelica C: Administrative Assistant

Angelica became an intern at SensationALL Kids in July 2019 and began working as a receptionist in the summer of 2020. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. John’s University in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts. She is currently a first-year graduate student at Molloy College and is intended to graduate in May 2022 with a Master of Science. As an intern, she assisted our therapists in designing and executing various client activities. The experiences and knowledge she gained from interning solidified her desire to work with children in her future career as a speech-language pathologist. She is very excited to continue to learn and grow as a clinician during her time in graduate school!

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