Lisa Klein MS, CCC- SLP, COM is the owner and director of Lisa Klein Speech, an adult and pediatric private Speech, Language and Orofacial Myology practice located in Santa Monica, California.
Lisa graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. She earned a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the State of California. Lisa is CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, and a Certified Orofacial Myologist. Lisa has also been awarded the ACE Award by the Continuing Education Board in recognition of continued professional study.
She has worked as a Speech Pathologist for over 20 years, in private practice and rehabilitation hospitals all over the US. Lisa evaluates and treats both children and adults with a variety of disorders including: CAS-Childhood Apraxia of speech, Autism, Orofacial Myology, Down Syndrome, feeding aversions, phonological/articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, Aphasia, brain injury, stroke, cognitive-linguistic deficits, Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) and Dysarthria.
Lisa collaborates with a team of professionals to ensure the best approach and treatment for each client. As a dedicated, hardworking and passionate therapist, she implements the most innovative and effective treatment into every session, and is a true advocate for her clients.
Sharon Goldberg MS, CCC-SLP, has a wide range of experience with children and adolescents with a variety of speech and language needs.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University and Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Queens College. Sharon is ASHA, California and New York State Certified.
Sharon began her career in New York, at a private school for children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum and with Asperger’s Syndrome. She continued on to work for the NYC Department of Education with children on the Autism Spectrum, focusing on social skills as well as using PECS and augmentative communication devices to assist in communication.
After relocating to Los Angeles, Sharon worked for the Las Virgenes School District and the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, with preschool, elementary, and high school students in self-contained as well as regular education classes. Sharon worked to evaluate and treat children with receptive and expressive language delays, articulation and phonological processing disorders, apraxia of speech, and stuttering. In all school settings, Sharon worked closely with the school team and family to develop an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) to best assist the child.
Sharon believes that therapy should be tailored and personalized to meet the specific needs of the child. She does this by using evidenced-based practice, intuition and creativity, as well as a collaborative approach to give families the tools they need so learning continues in the home. Sharon is passionate about working with children and families. Her goal is to enhance the child’s communication skills, increase his/her joy and self confidence, and help all find their "voice".