Tovah Segelman , M.S., CCC-SLP
Tovah received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University with a double major in Psychology and Anthropology and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston.
Tovah joined the Creative Speech Solutions, LLC team in September 2008. Before joining Creative Speech she previously worked in a local public school district for 7 years where she completed evaluations and provided speech and language services for children in preschool through first grade as well as middle school. Tovah has experience treating children with a variety of diagnoses, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, articulation/phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, expressive and receptive language delays, pragmatic language disorders, cognitive impairment, and auditory processing disorders.
Additionally, Tovah is a Literacy Specialist and works with children between the ages of 5 and 14 in the areas of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding, spelling, reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and writing skills. She has experience with the Orton-Gillingham Scope and Sequence and is trained in the Wisnia-Kapp Reading Program (WKRP), a multi-sensory structured approach to sound-symbol awareness for early readers and spellers. Tovah has worked with children who have dyslexia, providing in-home tutoring, and is now pleased to provide reading, spelling, and writing services to clients at Creative Speech Solutions, LLC.
Tovah is certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the State of New Jersey. She also maintains certification by the New Jersey Department of Education as a Speech-Language Specialist. She is also an active member of the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association (NJSHA), and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).
Tovah truly enjoys working with children and their families. She loves helping children learn, whether they are learning to communicate or to read. Tovah especially takes great pride in watching her clients’ progress as they work toward accomplishing their individual goals.