An in-depth look into Speech and Occupational Therapy
The Southern Westchester BOCES Special Education Parent Teacher Association and the Westchester Institute for Human Development will present a parent information session: "An in-depth look into Speech and Occupational Therapy" on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for this virtual event, featuring Occupational Therapist Nikoleta Alijaj and Speech Language Pathologist Marissa Stuck, LEND program trainees.
See the attached flyer for Zoom meeting information.
Ms. Alijaj is pursuing a master’s in occupational therapy at Mercy College and has a bachelor’s in psychology from SUNY New Paltz, where she was a member of the SUNY Honor’s Program and was awarded Student of Excellence.
Ms. Stuck is a master’s candidate in Speech Language Pathology at New York Medical College. She holds a master’s in Deaf Education, and bachelor’s degrees in Speech Language Pathology & Audiology, and Deaf Studies. She is a Graduate Student Clinician at New York School for the Deaf.
The LEND Training Program—Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities—is one of 60 such programs nationwide funded by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). LEND Program Trainees graduate with competencies required by family leaders and advocates in the field of developmental disabilities.