Each team member at Blue Bird Day has a unique specialty of focus that allows for treatment plans to be tailored to each child.
Sara Gotlieb specializes in receptive and expressive language disorders, phonological and articulation disorders, early intervention, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and PROMPT.
Tina Rakowski specializes in childhood apraxia of speech, articulation and phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, social-pragmatic communication, oral motor feeding deficits, and group-based intervention.
Julia Lamb specializes in phonological and articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, specific language impairment, cleft palate/craniofacial disorders, AAC, fluency and sensory feeding.
Eric Ross specializes in music therapy and creative expression.
Amanda Bird specializes in DIR/Floortime, early language acquisition and development, expressive and receptive language disorders, fluency, autism spectrum disorder, and parent coaching.
Amber Ray specializes in receptive and expressive language disorders, Picture Exchange System (PECS), and early language development.
Ashley Perkins specializes in social language groups, early literacy, early expressive and receptive language intervention (particularly with children learning English as a second language).
Lindsay Terrien specializes in pediatrics.
Grace Kerrigan specializes in receptive and expressive language disorders, AAC, and early language development.
Rebecca Henaghan specializes in early intervention, DIR/floortime, receptive and expressive language delays, articulation and phonological disorders, autism, fluency, and social skill pragmatics. She is American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified.
Together, the SLP team seamlessly collaborates with each child’s therapeutic team to facilitate best practices for supporting communication throughout a child’s day. The therapists understand the whole child and how other skill areas can impact communication.