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We found 15 speech therapists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Brooklyn, NY.

Yvonne Porothea Knapp, Speech-Language Pathologist, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
1305 York Avenue; 5th Floor
New York, NY
 

Ms. Yvonne Knapp is a speech therapist. United Healthcare Compass, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Knapp takes. In addition to English, Ms. Knapp speaks German. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Gayle Ann Morris Schoenfeld, Speech-Language Pathologist, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
1305 York Avenue; 5th Floor
New York, NY
 

Ms. Gayle Morris is a speech therapist. She is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Morris is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
501 6th Street; Suite #4a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Luis Riquelme's specialty is speech therapy. Clinical interests for Dr. Riquelme include tremors, language disorders, and lung surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare. In addition to English, Dr. Riquelme speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP.

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Christine E Murphy, Speech-Language Pathologist
Specializes in Speech Therapy
240 E 59th Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Ms. Christine Estes' area of specialization is speech therapy. Ms. Estes's areas of expertise include voice disorders. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Voice Disorders

Amy Lynn Cooper, Speech-Language Pathologist, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
380 2nd Avenue; Floor 9
New York, NY
 

Ms. Amy Cooper practices speech therapy. Clinical interests for Ms. Cooper include voice disorders and swallowing problems (dysphagia). She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Voice Problems, Swallowing Problems, Throat Problems, Voice Disorders

Dr. Ryan Comfort Branski, Speech-Language Pathologist, PhD
Specializes in Speech Therapy, Otolaryngology
530 1st Avenue; 3c
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ryan Branski is a speech therapist and ear, nose and throat specialist. He accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Anne G Weisenberg, Speech-Language Pathologist, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
528 E 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Ms. Anne Weisenberg's specialty is speech therapy. Ms. Weisenberg is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She takes United Healthcare Compass, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, and more.

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Dr. Aaron M Johnson, PhD, Speech-Language Pathologist
Specializes in Speech Therapy
345 East 37th Street; Suite 306
New York, NY
 

Dr. Aaron Johnson specializes in speech therapy. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. He honors Aetna Medicare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Shirley Gherson, Speech-Language Pathologist, MS
Specializes in Speech Therapy
345 East 37th Street; Suite 306
New York, NY
 

Ms. Shirley Gherson specializes in speech therapy and practices in New York, NY. She honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
196 Macon Street; 1a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Ms. Amy Petit's specialty is speech therapy. She honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
1305 York Avenue; 5th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Murry specializes in speech therapy and practices in New York, NY. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
156 William Street
New York, NY
 

Ms. Sarah Ott works as a speech therapist. She accepts Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
361 E 19th Street; #2
New York, NY
 

Ms. Konkani Devi's area of specialization is speech therapy. Ms. Devi honors Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
292 Madison Avenue; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Ms. Bethany Levat's area of specialization is speech therapy. Ms. Levat is an in-network provider for Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Speech Therapy
264 Canal Street; Suite 6e
New York, NY
 

Ms. Theresa Gavin practices speech therapy. She accepts the following insurance: Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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What is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is a treatment that helps people of all ages who have problems speaking and using language. The professionals who provide speech therapy are called speech and language pathologists, or sometimes just speech therapists. Speech therapy is often associated with children, and many kids do need extra help overcoming speech disorders such as a lisp or a stutter. However, older patients also often rely on speech services, for instance after a stroke.

The issues that are treated in speech therapy can be broadly broken down into three main categories. They are:
  • Speech disorders, which affect the voice and the ability to form sounds properly or speak fluently. Examples include dysarthria, stuttering, and vocal cord polyps.
  • Language disorders, which are problems with either saying or understanding spoken words. Examples include autism and pragmatic (social) language disorders.
  • Swallowing disorders, including drooling and difficulty swallowing. Since speech therapy involves treatment for the muscles of the mouth and throat, some swallowing disorders can be treated by speech therapists.

The way speech therapy is conducted depends greatly on the age and needs of the patient being served. Therapy may be conducted one-on-one, in a small group, or in a classroom. Standardized testing is often used to evaluate speech. Depending on the patient, therapy may include games, conversation, role playing and storytelling, flash cards, or singing. The speech therapist sometimes assigns exercises for the patient to practice at home.

There are many causes for speech disorders, and they are surprisingly common. Speech therapy is an effective treatment that helps these patients communicate their thoughts and feelings with others.