• Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? ⁣Childhood Apraxia of Speech or CAS is when there is an interruption in messaging of the brain to the mouth and lips to receive a clear signal to plan movements. This means that the mouth, lips and teeth have the ability to move but they are not getting the…

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  • PROMPT Therapy for Speech & Voice Disorders

    PROMPT is a hands-on technique which a requires a speech pathologist attend specialized trainings in order to understand and receive certification through the PROMPT Institute. It is taught worldwide in many languages and, but with one methodology. The technique is a “tactile-kinesthetic approach”, meaning that the therapist provides cues on the lips, cheeks, jaws to…

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  • The Communication Matrix with Kim Hurley MA, CCC-SLP

    Rebecca and Kimberly Hurley, MA, CCC-SLP chat the communication matrix! This free resource can be so useful in planning goals, designing a team approach to assessment and a guiding to best practice for the kids we work with who have complex communication needs! There is also an audio version of our talk here: https://soundcloud.com/rebecca-taskin…

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  • Drooling, Will it End?

    Drooling can be caused by postural issues, reflux, numbness, lack of sensation, an impairment of swallowing, nausea, food sensitivity, as a result of medications, poor rest posture of the jaw and/or during teething. In infant development, drooling is very common. We typically see babies drooling into the toddler years. After about two years old, excessive…

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  • Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation for Brain Injury

    Rebecca @rebtaskSLP and Dr. Zelinsky OD @mindeyeinstitute chat neuro-optometric rehabilitation for brain injury. Dr. Zelinsky is based in Chicago, IL and has treated many types of brain based disorders resulting in vision challenges including children with HIE and CVI (to name a couple!). During this live IGTV Dr. Zelinksy discusses her specialized and patented therapy techniques,…

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To schedule an appointment please fill out the contact form on our site or send us an email. Sessions are held either in home, at our office on the Upper East Side or through teletherapy.

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From ages 2 months through young adulthood, we offer personalized one on one therapy for families across New York and phone consultations for families across the world.

Happy Clients

Our clients success is our success. Review our testimonials page to how some of our clients excelled through our individualized and tailored treatment plans.

Clinical Outcomes

We are committed to help the whole patient and have partnered with many different types of doctors and therapists around the city to provide the best treatment and therapy recommendations.

Some Happy Clients

  • “We were referred to Rebecca through another therapist to help us with some feeding and speech issues we’re working on with our son, Bennett, who has CP and is on a feeding tube.  We are so incredibly grateful to have found her!   Right off the bat, she gave us so much new and valuable information…

    A Caring Mom

  • She is young, energetic, has a great tech background and wants to work in a progressive environment with equally motivated, energetic therapists. She does so much extra work in the community outside of school and formal work hours helping all ages to access the wider world through her extensive knowledge. She has done so many…

    Email from one parent to another parent

  • “My son, Jesse, started working with Rebecca when he was just 4 years old. His initial evaluation was eye-opening, revealing he was more delayed in speech and language development than we had thought. Since that day, Rebecca has shown patience, dedication, compassion, and commitment to excellence that far exceeds my expectations each week, each session….

    Sarah, a Mom and Former Client

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SPEECH ➤ May 24, 2020

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech? ⁣Childhood Apraxia of Speech or CAS is when there is an interruption in messaging of the brain to the mouth and lips to receive a clear signal to plan movements. This means that the mouth, lips and teeth have the ability to move but they are not getting the...

Read More
SPEECH ➤ January 2, 2019

PROMPT Therapy for Speech & Voice Disorders

PROMPT is a hands-on technique which a requires a speech pathologist attend specialized trainings in order to understand and receive certification through the PROMPT Institute. It is taught worldwide in many languages and, but with one methodology. The technique is a “tactile-kinesthetic approach”, meaning that the therapist provides cues on the lips, cheeks, jaws to...

Read More
Podcasts and Interviews ➤ July 1, 2020

The Communication Matrix with Kim Hurley MA, CCC-SLP

Rebecca and Kimberly Hurley, MA, CCC-SLP chat the communication matrix! This free resource can be so useful in planning goals, designing a team approach to assessment and a guiding to best practice for the kids we work with who have complex communication needs! There is also an audio version of our talk here: https://soundcloud.com/rebecca-taskin…

Read More
FEEDING ➤ June 19, 2020

Drooling, Will it End?

Drooling can be caused by postural issues, reflux, numbness, lack of sensation, an impairment of swallowing, nausea, food sensitivity, as a result of medications, poor rest posture of the jaw and/or during teething. In infant development, drooling is very common. We typically see babies drooling into the toddler years. After about two years old, excessive...

Read More
Podcasts and Interviews ➤ June 12, 2020

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation for Brain Injury

Rebecca @rebtaskSLP and Dr. Zelinsky OD @mindeyeinstitute chat neuro-optometric rehabilitation for brain injury. Dr. Zelinsky is based in Chicago, IL and has treated many types of brain based disorders resulting in vision challenges including children with HIE and CVI (to name a couple!). During this live IGTV Dr. Zelinksy discusses her specialized and patented therapy techniques,...

Read More
Podcasts and Interviews ➤ May 28, 2020

Reflex Integration for Neurodevelopmental Rehabilitation

Rebecca @rebtaskSLP and Jake Kreindler PT @getyourbabymoving chat reflex integration and neuro-developmental rehabilitation and recovery of the brain and its effects on the mind and body. Jake is a pediatric physical therapist, cuevas MEDEK Exercises Level 3 Practitioner. He has a practice in Long Island, New York where he sees children as early as three months old...

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LANGUAGE ➤ May 27, 2020

How can I Model Speech Phrases for My Child?

In what way would you present this sentence to a child who is having trouble with putting together speech? The sentence from first or the second image? In my opinion it is the second. We are trying to lessen the demands by allowing frequent opportunities to practice the same words over and over to formulate...

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