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Since 1989, our speech-language pathologists and learning specialists have helped children and adults throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania with speech, language, learning, social and communication difficulties.

Our experienced Speech-Language Pathologists hold master's degrees, are nationally certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and hold a New Jersey License. Special education teachers, reading specialists and learning consultants hold master's degrees. Our staff continually stays ahead of the latest treatment advances by participating in national teaching and training conferences.

Marcie Fountaine, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Director

Marcie graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and received her Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Boston University. She has experience working in a variety of pediatric settings, including private practice, public schools, and a pediatric inpatient rehabilitation hospital. She has extensive experience treating children with a wide range of communication difficulties including Autism Spectrum Disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, receptive and expressive language disorders, auditory processing and written language disorders and social communication disorders. Marcie has specialized training in PROMPT, Social Thinking®, and selective mutism. She has extensive experience in comprehensive language and social communication evaluations to assist appropriate academic placements. Marcie is the clinical director at PSLLC and has experience supervising graduate students and clinical fellows.

Mark Cooperberg, Ph.D.

Director of Psychological Services

Dr. Cooperberg is a clinical psychologist licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialization in children and adolescents at Case Western Reserve University after completing his pre-doctoral internship at University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. He has extensive experience conducting therapy and evaluations with children, adolescents, adults and their families, including individuals with a wide range of presenting problems. He has worked in numerous settings, including schools, specialized summer programs, community mental health centers, day treatment and residential placement facilities, inpatient hospitals, and specialty outpatient clinics. Dr. Cooperberg has expertise in working with children and adolescents with mood, behavioral, and social disorders as well as AD/HD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, High-functioning Autism, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Cooperberg provides individual and family therapy for individuals of all ages as well as Behavior Parent Training. He has extensive experience in providing social skills training and social-emotional learning in both individual and group formats. Dr. Cooperberg also provides behavioral consultation to numerous school districts throughout the state, while conducting Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and writing Behavior Intervention Plans.

Carole Dury,

Director of Business Operations

Carole has more than 10 years experience with PSLLC taking care of the business end of the practice. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana Universityof Pennsylvania. Her previous experience includes employment as an internal auditor in retail and a small business manager.

Carole also is a former Lawrence Township Board of Education member and a former trustee of the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.

Lindsay Clayton, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lindsay received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University and completed her Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Towson University. She has experience with Autism Spectrum Disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, fluency, Down Syndrome, aphasia, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Lindsay has experience in a university-based clinic, a preschool, an elementary school, and an aphasia center for adults. Lindsay has specialized training in Social Thinking® and has been trained in teaching Practical Strategies for Improving Executive Function Skills by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP, amd Kristen Jacobson, M.S., CCC-SLP.

Carly Simco, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Carly graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and she completed her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Ithaca College as well. Carly has experience working in a school setting treating students in both general and special education programs, ranging from kindergarten to high school. She has treated students with a wide range of communication difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, articulation disorders, apraxia, and receptive and expressive language disorders, and auditory processing disorders. Carly has experience working in Applied Behavioral Analysis classrooms. She has programmed Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices and trained students and professionals how to use them for functional communication in the classroom. Carly has specialized training in PROMPT and Social Thinking®, and has extensive experience in comprehensive language and social communication evaluations to assist appropriate academic placements. Carly also has experience supervising clinical fellows.

Disha Patel, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Disha received her Bachelor degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from the University of Connecticut and completed her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York Medical College. She had experience in a hospital setting, specialized school and Early Intervention treating children with a range of language disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury and cerebral palsy. She also has experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices. Disha has specialized training in PROMPT and Social Thinking® and experience with selective mutism and fluency.

Kelly MacDuff, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Kelly received her bachelor's degree in communication sciences from LaSalle University, and she earned her Master of Science degree in speech language pathology from Northeastern University. After beginning her career, she became interested in the behavioral aspects of her students and received her Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked in private practices as well as a variety of school settings, including working with students ages 2-21 in general education settings through separate day programs. Throughout her career, she has gained experience with a variety of areas of need, including language, social skills, and articulation. Kelly has a special intrest in the area of augmentative and alternative communication and has experience in implementing it. Kelly also has specialized training in PROMPT.

Colleen Rademaker, M.S.,CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Colleen received her Bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders as well as her Master of Science degree in speech language pathology from LaSalle University. Colleen has worked with individuals, 3-21 years of age with a range of speech and language needs. She has experience working in a variety of pediatric settings, including general education, special education, autistic support classrooms, MDS classes, reverse mainstream, public schools, and private schools. In her experience, she has worked closely in the trialing and implementation of AAC devices, articulation disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, receptive and expressive language disorders, pragmatics, apraxia, articulation, voice, fluency, and feeding.

Brigette M. Herrmann, M.Ed, LDT/C

Learning Specialist/Executive Function Teacher

Brigette received her Bachelor’s degree with a double major in elementary education and psychology from Wilkes University, and she earned her M.Ed. in Special Education from the College of New Jersey. Brigette has experience in public and private school settings, in both regular and special education. She served as the director of the Lawrence Road Nursery School. In addition, she gained valuable experience working with students with Autism at Princeton Child Development Institute, teaching self-help and life skills. Brigette served as a Learning Consultant on the Child Study Team in Lawrence Township, New Jersey and in Barrington Public Schools, Barrington, Ill. As a learning Consultant she provided assessments, diagnoses and individualized treatment plans, for students with special learning needs, grades K-12. In this roll she also worked to facilitate the inclusion process by supporting classroom teachers as they modified curriculum to meet the IEP requirements of individual students.

Her current work with students focuses on teaching strategies for executive function processes, study skills, written expression, reading comprehension, and techniques for building confidence. Brigette has offered professional development seminars to parents and teachers on many current topics in the area of Executive Functioning, ADHD, individualized learning strategies and remediation.

Seth Drucker, M.Ed

Director of Social Village

Seth's long history of working with children began in Staten Island, NY. While serving as New York City Police Officer, Seth gained a lot of experience working with teens and families in crisis. In his pursuit of making a greater difference, he joined the Big Brother program where he was able to work as a mentor to at-risk teens.

In 2004, Seth’s daughter was born with multiple disabilities. Embracing the demands of parenting a child with special needs, Seth retired early from the NYPD to care for his daughter. During this time, he became extremely knowledgeable in working with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and physical challenges. He has hands-on experience in Applied Behavior Analysis, and has been trained in Verbal Behavior Analysis, and Collaborative Problem Solving. He completed his Master’s degree in Elementary General and Special Education from Touro College

Beverly vonVorys-Norton,

Office Administrator

New to the practice and excited to be part of the PSLLC team, Beverly is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in sociology. She has worked as an editor for Peterson's Guides for 10 years as well as having her own freelance editing business. Beverly is a former trustee of the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.





Terri Rossman, M.S., CCC-SLP, CAS

Founder
Collaborative Zones of Regulation Trainer

Terri founded Princeton Speech-Language & Learning Center (PSLLC) in 1989. Over the years, Terri's vision for PSLLC remained the same: To offer the most advanced, most effective therapies available anywhere. To that end, PSLLC has become one of the most respected clinics in the state of New Jersey. In 2014, Terri launched the groundbreaking Social Village at PSLLC, a social community center to help children and young adults grow socially and connect with like-minded peers. Social Village was born from Terri's concern that children with social difficulties often have no place to connect with others outside of school.


 

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