Robynne Kratchman, ABD, MS, CCC-SLP
Director of Speech Language Pathology Programs, Speech-Language Pathologist
Robynne Kratchman received her Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has completed all the coursework in Health Sciences for her PhD at Seton Hall University.
Ms. Kratchman has extensive experience in the field of Speech Language Pathology having worked in early intervention, acute care, long term care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home care, and private practice settings. Her experience includes work with adults and children having disorders of voice, language, fluency, articulation and swallowing. She is a dispenser for both the SpeechEasy and Fluency Master devices, used in the treatment of stuttering.
Ms. Kratchman has been an invited speaker to physician, parent, and school group as well as professional associations. She has published several articles relating to language and dysphagia therapy with the developmentally disabled. She has been a presenter for the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, the New Jersey Speech Language Hearing Association, and the Association for the Severely Handicapped on topics including adaptive equipment for the severely handicapped, group programming, management of auditory and language processing disorders, and interdisciplinary treatment programs. Ms. Kratchman has been with Speech and Hearing Associates since January, 1998 in the capacity of Director of Speech Language Pathology Programs.
Ms. Kratchman has been chosen as the 2018-2019 President Elect of the New Jersey Speech-Language and Hearing Association and is expected to fill the role of president in July of 2019.
Ms. Kratchman is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is Hanen certified. Ms. Kratchman holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, State of New Jersey licensure in the field of Speech Language Pathology, Speech Language Specialist certification from the New Jersey Department of Education, and permanent certification as Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped in New York State. She has received six Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) and joins a select group of individuals who have made concerted, personal effort to continue professional learning beyond academic degree.