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Meet Kelly

Kelly Dwyer, M.A., CCC-SLP speech therapist in New York
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Kelly Dwyer, M.A., CCC-SLP


Kelly Dwyer, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience working with children and their families. Kelly serves on the Board of Directors of the Westchester Speech, Hearing and Language Association. She is also a certified instructor of two Hanen programs: It Takes Two To Talk®, for late talkers, and More Than Words®, for children with social communication difficulties or a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

Kelly takes a  fun, play-based approach to therapy, incorporating toys, games, and books that the child owns so parents can easily carry over the strategies modeled during therapy. She dedicates time for coaching, questions, and conversation to empower parents with the tools they need to provide ongoing support at home. 

When Kelly is not supporting the many families she works with, she enjoys cooking, reading, yoga, hiking with her family, and spending time in nature. 

Certifications & Advanced Training

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 

  • License to practice in New York (#010385) and Connecticut (#2807) 

  • Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities Certification (TSSLD #1408904) 

  • Training on Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking approach to Autism and Social Communication Disorders

  • PROMPT Levels I and II training (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Motor Phonetic Targets)

  • Dynamic Tactile and Temporal Cueing (DTTC)

  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol

  • Story Grammar Marker

  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The ACE is a formal recognition of professionals who have earned at least 70 continuing education hours in a 3-year period.

  • Ongoing continuing education and training in the areas of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Receptive/Expressive Language Disorders, Literacy, and Speech Sound Disorders

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