Kate brings enthusiasm and expertise in the areas of speech and language development and education. Prior to working at DP, Kate worked as an SLP at a NYC charter school, providing therapy to children from kindergarten through 8th grade with various speech, language and learning needs. Additionally, Kate currently works at Blythdale Children’s Hospital where she evaluates and treats children with various speech, language and pragmatic language needs. Kate is PROMPT trained, as well as furthered her clinical training with courses in Linda Mood Bell programs (Visualizing and Verbalizing), Social Thinking, and executive functioning. She enjoys working with children with difficulties in language processing and comprehension, language formulation and narrative language, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorders and written language and learning disabilities. Having worked as a classroom teacher in Philadelphia through Teach for America prior to becoming a speech language pathologist, Kate is able share her passion for language and literacy with her clients while helping them achieve functional goals to feel successful both in and out of the classroom. Kate earned her master’s degree from Columbia University and in addition, has guest lectured at Columbia as well.