About Us

 

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Lynn M. LaValley, M.S., CCC-SLP, has worked in the field of speech-language pathology since 2003.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Nova Southeastern University.   Lynn’s clinical experience includes evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders including: articulation, phonology, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, receptive and expressive language, pragmatic language, and augmentative and alternative communication.  She has worked with a diverse population of children and adults within the clinical and residential settings, as well private and public schools.  Lynn has a great deal of experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down’s syndrome, Angelmans’ Syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy.  Lynn is a member of a special interest group which focuses on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and is PROMPT trained.  She holds a license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, and from the Connecticut Department of Public Education, and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Since opening Therapy for Language and Communication in September, 2013, Lynn has been awarded Strathmore’s Who’s Who for Speech Pathology, as well as 2014 Best of Wallingford Awards for Speech Pathologist. Lynn has become a guest blogger for Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists, and will soon be providing consultation services for evaluations at Yale University’s Child Study Center.


Maureen Lagasse, M.S., CCC-SLP, has worked in the field of speech-language pathology since 1994. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Speech Pathology from Ithaca College and a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University. Maureen has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hamden Public School, Independent Day School and New Haven Public School. She has many years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of disorders of articulation, phonology, language, pragmatics, voice, and traumatic brain injury. She is PROMPT trained and holds a license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Connecticut Department of Public Education as well as a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.


Lauren DiBisceglie, M.S., CCC-SLP, has worked in the field of speech-language pathology since 2011. She received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication Disorders in 2009 and a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders from Southern CT State University in 2011. Lauren began working at TLC in June of 2015. She has primarily worked as a school-based speech and language pathologist in the public schools, but has experience working with adults in the skilled nursing facility. In the public schools, she has experience working with grades pre-k through eighth grade. Additionally, she works with children with complex communication needs as part of an intensive learning program. Lauren has worked with implementing use of AAC devices with families and school systems to help all children communicate. She has experience in evaluation and treatment of a variety of speech and language disorders: articulation, phonology, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, expressive and receptive language, pragmatic language, fluency, and dysphasia. Lauren is PROMPT trained. She holds a license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Connecticut Department of Public Education as well as a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.


Lisa Phung, MA CCC-SLP, has worked in the field of speech-language pathology since 2007. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut, and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2014. Lisa has worked with the pediatric population in public and private schools and clinics and the adult population in day habilitation and skilled nursing facilities. Her experiences include assessment and treatment of children with mild to severe speech and language disorders such as phonological, articulation, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, receptive and expressive language, pragmatics, and executive functioning using verbal speech, signs, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and Functional Communication Training. She holds a license from the Connecticut Department of Health, the Connecticut Department of Public Education, and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


Sarah A. Obremski, M.S. CCC-SLP, began working in the field of speech-language pathology in 2001.  She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University, and a Master of Science Degree in Communication Disorders from Emerson College.  She has worked with a diverse population of children primarily in the Birth to Three setting.  Sarah’s clinical experience includes evaluation and treatment of mild to severe speech and language disorders as well as parent and family counseling.  She has experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy,Traumatic Brain Injury, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech, as well as a wide variety of phonological, articulation, pragmatic, and receptive and expressive language disorders.  Sarah holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association as well as a license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health.