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Welcome To Speech!


This is my 17th year teaching at the David C. Abbott Early Learning Center.  I hold a Master's Degree in Speech  Pathology from the University of Maryland.  I have been a Speech Pathologist for more than 30 years and I have worked with both children and adults in a variety of settings. My husband and I have been living in Marlboro since 1993 and we have raised our two daughters here. 

Welcome to my website:

Children may be enrolled in speech classes if their speech and/or language negatively affects their educational performance. As a speech therapist, I work with the children who have difficulties in the areas of Articulation, Voice, Stuttering, Language and/or Hearing Impairment. A child may be referred by a parent or teacher. If you should have questions about the process for referrals or wish to discuss your child's current program
I hope you find my teacher web page useful. Here you will find classroom news and updates. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you might have. I look forward to working with you and your children. I know that this will be a fun and exciting year!
732 972-7100
Classroom News:
September News:
I hope that everyone had a wonderful summer vacation. It is hard to believe that we are starting another exciting year of kindergarten. During the month of  September the children are all very busy with so many exciting activities. I look forward to meeting many of you during Back to School Night. Please remember if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call me or email me at
If your child has a speech notebook, please review it often. Carryover at home helps to reinforce what we are learning at school. Please check you child's notebook for speech homework. There may not always be homework; however, it is always great to review random pages in the book to help reinforce previously learned material. Please make sure the speech notebook stays in your child's backpack.
October News:
The themes for October are Fall, Apples & Halloween.
In October, the children will enjoy learning about fall, leaves, apples and pumpkins. We will talk abut how pumpkins grow from a seed, to flowers and then to an orange pumpkins. As usual, my focus will be on the children increasing their vocabulary, their ability to follow directions of increasing length answering a variety of "wh" questions as well as increasing the intelligibility of their speech.

November News:




 In November we will be discussing fruits, vegetables, turkeys, Native Americans and Pilgrims. Point out the different fruits and vegetables to your children when they go grocery shopping with you. We will also be talking about what we are thankful for!


 My focus will continue to be on increasing the children’s vocabulary, their ability to

follow directions of increasing length, answering a variety of "wh" questions as well as increasing the intelligibility of their speech. 


In addition, I love to talk with your children. If you do something special over the weekend that you would like to share with me please write it in your child's speech notebook. A fun way to do this is to have your child tell you 3 things that they remember and would like to share with me. This way I can reinforce your fun times in school.