Stephanie Gomez, MA, CCC-SLP
Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist
Stephanie Gomez received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and English. She worked as a 5th grade teacher for a year and decided to enroll in the Speech-Language Pathology Program at Kean University. She graduated with her Master of Arts Degree in Speech Language Pathology in December 2011. During her graduate studies, her thesis included researching various types of auditory and visual stimuli and how they affected a student’s performance.
Stephanie has worked in Elizabeth with students from grades Pre-K to 8th. She has worked with self-contained classrooms, as well as resource and inclusion. Stephanie helped create lesson plans for integrated Occupational and Speech therapy groups, where related services were combined into life skills lessons. Stephanie also did bilingual evaluations in Elizabeth from grades Pre-K to 12th. Stephanie is fluent in Spanish.
Stephanie’s experience includes a variety of communication disorders such as: articulation, language, auditory processing, pragmatics, fluency, and dysphagia. In addition, Stephanie completed an internship at Trinitas hospital, working with adult stroke patients. She has also worked in a summer program at the Developmental Learning Center in Warren, NJ, where she worked with students with autism and other developmental disorders. In addition to her work in private office and school settings, Stephanie also does Early Intervention, and provides strategies for families to establish the best environment for language development for children under the age of three.
Stephanie’s treatment approaches include collaborating with the child study team, as well as teachers and other related services providers, in order to meet the needs of the whole child.
Stephanie holds New Jersey state license as a Speech Language Pathologist, New Jersey Speech and Language Specialist Certificate from the New Jersey Department of Education and the Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.