Speech Language Pathologist
Ilyana Kaplevich , M.S., CCC-SLP
Ilyana Kaplevich has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist since 2013. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Speech Hearing Science, as well as her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Brooklyn College – The City University of New York.
Ilyana holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Additionally, she currently holds a New York State Speech-Language Pathologist license and is certified by the New Jersey Department of Education as a Speech Language Specialist.
Ilyana has experience working with the preschool and school-aged populations with a variety of speech and language delays and disorders. During her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Ilyana has serviced children in school, home and clinical settings. Particularly, she has extensive experience working with preschool children and treating their communication and social challenges, including receptive and expressive language delays and disorders, social-pragmatic delays, articulation and phonological disorders, and language processing disorders. She has worked with numerous children who are on the Autism Spectrum, as well as children with intellectual disabilities. She also has experience working with children who stutter. Ilyana has knowledge of and experience with low and high-tech Augmentative-Assistive Communication (AAC) devices, the Hanen “More Than Words” program, as well as the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She greatly enjoys working as part of a collaborative team with occupational therapists, physical therapists, and social workers, in order to benefit and further the gains of each child. She believes in fostering a collaborative relationship with caregivers, teachers, and the other therapists, to make greater progress and promote generalization. Ilyana has taken numerous continuing education courses, which include topics in regard to fluency, Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, feeding, reading comprehension, AAC, executive function difficulties, and language development.
Ilyana speaks and reads fluently in Russian and has worked with children from bilingual households. She has recently moved to the State of New Jersey from Brooklyn, New York. During her free time, Ilyana loves to spend time with her family. She is dedicated to making a positive difference in her clients’ lives, by helping them make improvements, communicate more effectively and with greater ease.