Lori Melnitsky, MA CCC-SLP is the director of All Island Speech and Learning. She holds the Certificate of Communicative Competence from ASHA and is licensed in the State of New York. She overcame a severe stuttering disorder to help others communicate and achieve their fullest potential in life . Lori has experience with Orton Gillingham and has received extensive training in the field of dyslexia. She is also the proud parent of a dyslexic child.
Lori Melnitsky, MA CCC-SLP has been a speech/language pathologist for over 20 years. She stuttered severely as a child and could not participate in class, call friends on the phone or say her name. As a result, she developed her own program to prevent relapse and encourage success. Lori also has experience in apraxia, oral motor and PROMPT Certified therapy. She also have over 20 years experience with providing early intervention services in Nassau County helping countless toddlers learn to talk. In addition, Lori is involved with helping children with dyslexia and reading issues to read, spell, write and process information. She is trained in Orton Gillingham and Preventing Academic Failure (PAF) to teach in a multi sensory manner to dyslexia students.
Many years ago Lori became Certified in the Lidcombe program to help children to attempt to stop stuttering. She has provided the Lidcombe program for many children both locally and from a distance with tremendous success. Lori believes in improving fluency and decreasing fears while speaking. Lidcombe is one of the only successful researched based programs and our center has seen a multitude of children eliminate or decrease stuttering significantly.
Awarded the Fortune 52 distinguished woman Award
- Town of Oyster Bay Distingushed Women in Healthcare.
- Multiple Continuing Education Awards from ASHA