SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY SERVICES
Providing Speech Language Therapy for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Therapy focuses on Evidence Based Practices to optimally support individuals across the Autism Spectrum in all areas of life focusing on collaboration with parents, school and home teams.
Providing evaluations and treatment of Dysphagia/Feeding difficulties for pre-term infants to young adults with developmental disabilities. We address the underlying sensory and oral motor skills necessary for safe and pleasurable feeding.
Gemma White BSc (Hons.) CCC-SLP is a New York State and UK licensed Speech Language Pathologist with affiliation to the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) where she serves on the AAC Special Interest Group 12: Professional Development Committee, Royal College of Speech Language Therapists (RCSLT) in the UK and the National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT).
Gemma White began working with children with autism in an integrated youth program following the TEACCH model 23 years ago. She trained as a speech language pathologist at University College London with her dissertation focusing on visual processing skills of children with autism and dyslexia.
Since moving to America in 2002 she worked at The McCarton Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities and is currently in private practice in New York. Gemma is passionate about educating Speech Language Therapists and industry professionals in Evidence Based Practice in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and speaks on the topic nationally and internationally.