Stefanie Chenkin MS, CCC-SLP
Stefanie received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Arizona and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Rutgers University.
Stefanie has nearly 30 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. She has a varied background that spans from working with preschoolers through adults treating language delays and disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, stuttering, social/pragmatic language disorders, apraxia, dysarthria, aphasia, cognitive-communication disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, and behavioral needs.
Stefanie has worked in pediatric and adult rehabilitation hospitals, a private school for children with special needs, and in a public school setting. Stefanie thoughtfully develops therapy sessions that are goal-driven, functional, engaging, fun, productive, and effective. As an experienced school-based speech-language pathologist, she understands the need to align speech-language goals with the curriculum. Stefanie works closely with families to ensure their concerns are heard and their needs are met.
Stefanie taught graduate and undergraduate classes in speech-language pathology at Kean University and Rutgers University. She’s supervised and mentored numerous graduate speech-language interns and clinical fellows throughout her career. Stefanie was selected from a pool of national applicants to participate in an intensive training conducted by the Stuttering Foundation. She is Prompt level 1 trained and is also trained in Visualizing and Verbalizing.
Stefanie is a member of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA), and the New Jersey Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NJSHA). Stefanie 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, and Speech-Language Specialist certification from the New Jersey Department of Education.