Corie Viscomi, owner of The Speech Studio, is passionate about helping children of all ages and abilities achieve their communicative potential. She believes in a whole child approach, and takes pride in collaborating with a child's family, teachers, and other professionals to provide therapy that is both functional and fun. Her enthusiasm is constantly renewed by seeing the positive changes and confidence that result from a child's improved communication skills.
Corie graduated with honors from Binghamton University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development. She then earned her Master of Arts degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Corie holds a certificate of clinical competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), the national association for speech-language pathologists. She is also licensed by New York State and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Before opening The Speech Studio, Corie worked with children for over ten years across a variety of educational and therapeutic settings. This comprehensive background allowed her to gain experience evaluating and treating a broad range of clients. Since then, she has developed a specific interest in early intervention, executive function, literacy, and receptive and expressive language delays, all areas in which she has received advanced training. Corie is trained and certified in the Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Approach for reading and early literacy and Hanen's It Takes Two to Talk® Program for young children with language delays. She recently earned ASHA's Award for Continuing Education for a third time, a formal recognition for speech pathologists who have demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning. Corie integrates her specialized training into every therapy session to create an individualized, developmentally appropriate program for each child.
Gillian Haberman earned a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she double majored in Psychology and Criminology. She graduated with honors from Mercy College with a Master of Science in Communication Disorders.
Gillian has gained experience working in a variety of settings, including a hospital (inpatient and outpatient clinic), a specialized school for children with autism, preschools, and homes. Her areas of experience include feeding disorders, language disorders, and articulation disorders. Gillian is certified in Hanen's It Takes Two to Talk®, an evidence-based program for young children with language delays.
Patty Litzen is a Clinical Fellow who recently earned a Masters of Science in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from New York University. A local mother of two, Patty went back to school after volunteering with The Yellow Finch Project, a Westchester-based theatre group for children with special needs.
Patty’s clinical experience includes working with children with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability within a residential school setting, and evaluating and treating a variety of speech and language concerns at a clinic in the Bronx. Her areas of experience include language disorders, social cognition, fluency, and writing. Patty strives to provide her clients with the most up to date practices, and recently completed the Early Start Denver Model Introductory Course to better serve her young clients with autism.
Allie Edwards earned a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University, where she majored in Communication Disorders. Subsequently, she graduated from Iona College with a Master of Arts in Communication Disorders.
Allie's approach to treating clients is both evidence-based and naturalistic. Her clinical experience includes working with pre-school and school-age children presenting with delays and disorders in a variety of areas. Allie's specific areas of interest include literacy, language development, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).