Bi-County Therapy treats pediatric and adult clients for Speech and Occupational Therapy. We have bilingual therapists who specialize in the treatment of a variety of disorders. For speech, we also treat adults through geriatrics. Our philosophy is to cultivate a dual partnership between the therapist and the client/family. In our busy lives, time is of the essence. We strive to achieve results that enable clients to enjoy their lives without having to be concerned about communication or motor deficits.
Bilingual (Spanish) State of Florida Certified Speech Language Pathologist since 1992; Vanderbilt University 1991, Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology, with honors; University of Florida 1989, Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology, with honors.
Specialties (pediatric population):
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Phonological Disorder, Augmentative Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder, Oral-Motor Dysfunction, Articulation Disorders, Feeding Difficulties, Apraxia.
Specialties (adult population):
Traumatic Brain Injury, Swallowing Disorders, Post Stroke difficulties, Apraxia, Aphasia, Disphagia, ventilator dependent patients, laryngectomee.
Modified Barium Swallow studies, FEEST (Fibroendoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing), DPNMS (Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation), Passy-Muir Valve.
The Effects of Phonetic Training on the Identification of Normal and Articulatory Disordered Children’s Naturally Produced Glide Sounds, ,,,,l
ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association), FLASHA (Florida Speech and Hearing Association), MACS (Miami Association of Communicative Specialists), President (1998-1999), President Elect (1997-1998), Treasurer (1994-1997) and Secretary (1993-1994), Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Board of Directors 2001-present.
Johanna graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Her areas of interest include early intervention, receptive and expressive language delays, auditory processing disorders, feeding disorders, autism, and social-pragmatic disorders. Johanna enjoys spending her free time with her husband, reading, and traveling around the world.
Susan graduated in 1984 with a Master’s degree in speech/language pathology from Nova University in 1989. She has been working as a speech pathologist for the past 25 years treating children and adults. Susan believes that speech therapy should be a cooperative team approach between parents, client and speech therapist working together to enhance progress through carryover within the home environment. She believes that therapy should be happy positive experience where clients are excited and motivated to learn new skills. She also believes that therapy should be functional for the clients to take skills learned and carryover within the home/school environment. In addition, Susan believes that in order to facilitate communication, client and therapist need joint attention in activities, turn-taking skills and motivation to participate in the interaction.
Roberta Greenberg is a Master’s level, state of Florida licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She was born and raised in Massachusetts. She attended Westfield State College and Central Michigan University, where she received her BS in Communication Disorders. She worked in a day habilitation center for Mentally Handicapped adults for 6 years before attending Nova Southeastern University, where she received her MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Roberta currently works full time in Broward County Schools. Her work site is a center-based school for intellectually/mentally handicapped children from age 5-22 yrs old. She specializes in AAC with her students; most curricular lessons are adapted with Boardmaker symbols and she uses low tech and moderate tech devices with her students. She also works at Bi-County Speech-Language Pathology, inc. There, she works with pediatric patients who have speech or language dysfunctions and Early Steps aged birth through 3 yrs, utilizing parent education and modeled strategies to help with receptive and expressive language deficits. Roberta lives in North Lauderdale with her three girlie cats Lovey, Queeny, Nala.
Adriana is a licensed and certified bilingual Speech Language Pathologist. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders from the University of Central Florida. Adriana’s specialties in the pediatric population include Autism, ADHD, Phonological Disorders, and Articulation Disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Adriana came to Bi-County one year ago after working as Head Assistant Therapist for four years.
Giselle Marie Clemente Albors, M.S., CCC, SLP is a Bilingual Speech and Language Pathologist. She also has her Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech -Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Giselle was born in Puerto Rico. She graduated from Carlo’s Albizu University with a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy and with master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology. Her clinical interest is: pediatric population, feeding and neurological disorders. However, she thinks that what matters is what she can achieve with each patient because at the end she is helping, serving, and changing lives. Her every day goal is to prepare herself as much as possible by acquiring the necessary knowledge and experience to be able to serve each patient in a better way. As well as giving the best of her to help patients get the best out of them. Giselle enjoys spending time with her family.
Jessica graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She has enjoyed working in the school and private practice setting and loves helping children and adults. Jessica enjoy spending her free time with her husband and children.
Cristina is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Florida Atlantic University. She is fluent in Spanish and has been treating and evaluating children since 2009. Cristina has special interest in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and attention difficulties. Her professional experiences have included treating little ones in the hospital setting, as well as individual and group therapy in the school system. Outside of work, Cristina enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at her sons’ school.
Silvina is a bilingual Speech Language Pathologist licensed in the state of Florida. She got her Master’s Degree in Speech and Language from Universidad Del Salvador, in Argentina. Silvina’s interest in the field began after getting her Bachelor in Education of the Deaf and People with Speech Disorders from Universidad Del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She enjoys working with the pediatric population with diagnoses including Autism, language and articulation disorders. Silvina spends her free time with her husband, children, and friends.
She graduated with a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from the Albizu University in August 2019. She has been a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant in the state of Florida for 10 years and has worked in both clinical and private school settings. She has always loved children and is honored to be part of a field that aids them in progressing past their difficulties, allowing them to reach their full potential.
Laura is a certified bilingual Speech Language Pathologist assistant. She received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Mexican Institute of Hearing, Speech and Language A.C. graduating at the top of her class. Since then, she has accumulated over twenty years of experience with both kids and adults in the United States and Mexico. She believes speech therapy works best when it caters to a patient’s interests, creating an engaging session that works on the patient’s needs.
It is her conviction that parents play a crucial role in the making therapy a success. As such, she enjoys guiding parents through the process, sharing specific techniques and activities to promote linguistic abilities through play. Her main areas of experience and interest are apraxias, phonological disorders, autism, and language and articulation disorders, and she has been an Early Steps provider since 2006.
She joyfully dedicates her personal time to read and catch up with the latest research available to implement it during therapy and to share with Bi counties’ families.
Miss Nancy is a Speech Language Pathology Assistant since 2010. Born and raised in the city of Caguas, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico in which she obtained a degree in Natural Science. In addition, she graduated from the University of El Turabo obtaining a degree in Speech and Language Pathology. Miss Nancy was awarded an academic excellence medal, had the highest point average of the Science Department of Health in SLP, was a member of the honor group, and graduated Summa-Cum-Laude. She was certified with the Beckman Oral Motor approach. She relocated here from El Paso, Texas.
Ashli graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Ashli's interest in the field began after she learned she had attended language therapy herself when she was a child. While in graduate school, Ashli worked in a variety of clinical settings including an outpatient clinic, adult acute-care hospital, and a pediatric acute-care hospital. Now, she is joining our team to treat a range of communication difficulties. As a first-generation college graduate, Ashli plans on perfecting her Spanish to honor her Cuban heritage. In her free time, she loves to exercise and cheer on the Florida Gators football team!
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Mercedes Becerra is a bilingual Speech Language Pathology Assistant since July 2018. She completed her undergrad at Florida International University and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with Magna Cum Laude honors. She is a first-generation Cuban-American and was born in Miami, Florida. Before becoming an SLP-A, and earning her certificate from Florida International University, she was an elementary school teacher who has had students in the Autistic spectrum, ADD/ADHD, ODD and OCD in her classroom. Mercedes, although new to Speech Language Pathology is a very caring, passionate and enthusiastic individual. She deeply cares about the progress of each of her patients that she sees. She believes that with the help of the therapist, the patient, and the parent/guardian, the patient can reach their maximum potential.
Tiffany graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders. Also, she holds an A.S degree in Nursing. She currently is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant, in Florida for the past two years. She has worked in both school settings and clinical. When working in the school system she taught in a specially integrated cluster consisting of children with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), Down syndrome and a variety of speech and language disorders. Her clinical interests include the pediatric population with ASD, fluency disorders, articulation disorders, and feeding. She is looking forward to continuing her education towards her masters in becoming a Speech Language pathologist one day, as well as becoming fluent in American Sign Language. In her spare time, She enjoys traveling around the world and spending time with her Fiancé and two dogs.
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