Francesca Laracca, MS, CF-SLP
Francesca is a Bilingual (Spanish/English) Speech Language Pathologist. She earned both her Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary/Special Education and Social and Behavior Sciences with a minor in Sociology from Seton Hall University.
Throughout her clinical internships, Francesca has been trained to evaluate, treat, and counsel pediatric and geriatric patients in various settings including public school districts (Bloomfield Public Schools), outpatient clinics (RWJ Barnabas Health), and rehabilitation hospitals (Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation). She has experience providing treatment in articulation/phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language, fluency, apraxia, specific language impairment and delays, feeding, social communication, aphasia, cleft lip/palate anomalies, velopharyngeal insufficiency, oral motor, and cognitive disorders.
She believes in an interdisciplinary approach to therapy which emphasizes collaboration with parents/family members, teachers, other therapists, and physicians in order to achieve each patient’s individual goals.
Francesca holds a Speech-Language Specialist Certificate from the New Jersey Department of Education and State of New Jersey Licensure in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. She also holds a New Jersey certification as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities and Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-5.