Lindsey Rusnak, MS, CF-SLP
Lindsey Rusnak received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Seton Hall University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Social and Behavioral Sciences from Seton Hall University.
She has experience working with both pediatric and adult populations in the following settings: private schools (Yavneh Academy), private practices (Speech & Hearing Associates), inpatient care (Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; Alaris Health at West Orange). Additionally, Lindsey has experience working with individuals presenting with a variety of disorders including but not limited to apraxia, traumatic brain injury (TBI), aphasia, articulation, autism, fluency, expressive/receptive/pragmatic language, dysarthria, and dysphagia. Lindsey collaborates with physicians, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, teachers, and other health professionals that are crucial to the care of the patient in order to provide comprehensive and effective care.
Lindsey has Level 1 training in PROMPT Technique, a multidimensional approach to speech production, which combines the physical-sensory aspects of motor performance with cognitive-linguistic and social-emotional aspects. She also has a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD certification, which is a voice/speech treatment technique for adults and children with motor speech disorders, with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.
Lindsey believes that communication is a powerful tool and essential to quality of life. It is her mission and more importantly, her passion to assist individuals in developing the skills needed to communicate effectively.
Lindsey is certified by the New Jersey Department of Education as a Speech-Language-Specialist. She is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association (NJSHA).