Stephanie Sigal, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a Manhattan speech-language therapist offering kindergarten prep and pediatric speech therapy. Before entering private practice, Stephanie worked on staff as a speech therapist at Duke University Medical Center and NYU Medical Center.
Stephanie has helped children earn kindergarten admission to elite NYC area schools. Between 2020-2023, Stephanie’s students have enrolled at Trinity, Dalton, Horace Mann, Riverdale, Fieldston, Collegiate, Brearley, Chapin, Spence, Sacred Heart, Nightingale, and Greenwich Academy.
Stephanie offers kindergarten admissions preparatory services to children in Manhattan as they prepare for interviews, playdates, testing, and the FLI Test (First Looks Insights). Examples of skills addressed may include improving:
- Attention and Transitions Between Activities
- Critical Thinking
- Social Skills (e.g., sportsmanship)
- Math/Number Skills and Reading
- Following Directions/Listening Comprehension
- Picture Book Discussions
For children in Manhattan seeking speech therapy, Stephanie conducts articulation, oral motor, and language therapy, including:
- A traditional articulation evaluation examines which sounds your child is having difficulty producing.
- An oral motor evaluation determines WHY your child has difficulty saying specific sounds.
- A language evaluation examines vocabulary, sentence length, grammar, and listening skills.
Listen to Stephanie speak about Amy, age 2. Amy is not using many words.
Stephanie speaks about Josh, age 7, who has trouble saying the sounds R and S.
Certification and Training
- American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Speech-Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP
- New York State License in Speech-Language Pathology
- Preventing Academic Failure (PAF)/Windward Teacher Training Institute
- The Hochman Method/Writing Revolution/Windward Teacher Training Institute
- Handwriting Without Tears
- The Hanen Centre
- Infancy and Early Childhood DIR/Floortime
- Say and Play Family Blog
- Two SLPs Multiply a Child’s Gains Through Collaboration
- Helping Parents Build Their Youngsters’ Vocabulary
- How an SLP and OT Collaborate Long-Distance
- Sticky Tape – Helpful for Carryover of S and Z production and Eliminating Tongue Thrust
- Encouraging Speech and Language Skills while Sharing Books with a Group of Children
- How to Read Books with Children with Language Delay
- Encouraging Rhyming Skills
Getting Started With Stephanie
Evaluations, treatment, and consultations are conducted in the comfort of your Upper East Side Manhattan home between 60th Street and 95th Street, or on Zoom. Stephanie does not have an office or accept insurance and looks forward to hearing from you about your child! Contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-295-4473.