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Speech-Language Pathologist

Metrowest Speech Language Center

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Affordable Speech Therapy
-Affordable Speech Therapy for the Pediatric Population (Birth-22)
-Promoting Face to Face Communication
-Dedicated and Qualified Speech-Language Pathologist with 25 year of experience
-Providing Speech and/or Language Stimulation
-Parent Training and Support
-Speech/Language Evaluations/Assessment in all areas
-Center and Home Based Therapy Available
-Consult Services Available
-Providing Supplemental Speech Therapy Services
-Individual and Group Therapy

Treating: Articulation/Phonology, Apraxia, Auditory Processing, Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC), Expressive and Receptive Language/Vocabulary Development, Executive Functioning Skills, Fluency/Stuttering, Functional Communication, Grammar, Listening/Following Directions, Organization/Study Skills, Oral-Motor/Feeding, Reading Comprehension, Test Taking, Social/Pragmatic Skills, Voice, Written Language
Practice Areas
 Speech / Language / Hearing  Adult Speech/Language Disorders  Aphasia
 Apraxia  Autism Spectrum Disorders  Child Speech/Language Disorders
 Developmental Delays  Language-Based Learning Disabilities  Learning Disabilities
 Mental Health Issues  Motor Speech Disorders  Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
 Selective Mutism  Speech Sound Disorders  Stuttering
 Swallowing Difficulties / Dysphagia  Voice Disorders
Certifications
 ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)  Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State)
Bio
Melissa Lewi, MS Ed., CCC-SLP is the Director, of Metrowest Speech Language Center. Metrowest Speech Language Center has been in business since 2010 and Melissa has 25 years of experience working within the pediatric population. She has served students with a variety of diagnosis including: autism/PDD, ADHD, behavior disorders, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, down syndrome, emotional disorders, intellectual impairment, learning disabilities, non-verbal learning disabilities, medically fragile, neurological deficits, oral-motor and feeding disorders, sensory integration issues, speech & language deficits/delays, and traumatic brain injury.

In addition, she has practiced in a variety of settings. Clinics, collaborative programs, daycare centers, home based programs, early intervention, hospitals, public and private schools as well as a pediatric residential facility.

Experiences have included Lead Teacher in a Language Based Program, developing AAC communication (low tech, high tech, sign language), identifying relevant Assistive Technology to meet client needs, modifying curriculum, developing behavior plans/visual support systems, creating social stories to facilitate communication skills, social pragmatic skills and functional routines.

Melissa believes in identifying student strengths and building on those strengths through a holistic approach. Assessments and treatments are individualized to best identify and meet client needs.
Education/Training
M.S. in Education, August 1992. State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
B.S. in Business Administration, May 1986, Castleton State University (formerly Castleton State College)
Memberships
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Speech-Language Pathology
DESE: Professional Speech-Language and Hearing Disorders License
Other Languages
Some Sign Language (Asl & See)
Payments Accepted
Fee for service practice (cash, check, credit cards pending)
Hours:Please email and/or refer to website for scheduling
License:ASHA; MA Licensure