Nicole Kolenda, Speech Language Pathologist




Speech and Language Pathologist


Nicole Kolenda, M.S., CCC-SLP, P.C., is a licensed speech language pathologist in private practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She holds a Master's Degree from Columbia University.  Nicole  has supervised and taught at numerous graduate programs throughout Manhattan and Long Island, including  Teacher’s College, Columbia University,  New York University, Marymount Manhattan College and Hofstra University.  She is an expert on speech and language development and has collaborated with Manhattan’s top rated developmental pediatricians. Nicole has written for numerous parenting magazines and websites, including Parent Guide and Modern Mom. She has over fifteen years of pediatric experience with children diagnosed with a range of developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  Her primary focus is in treating children diagnosed with motor planning difficulties and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS); she has recently contributed to research in this area.  Nicole believes in an individualized approach to therapy and prepares a customized treatment plan for each client on her caseload.

In July (2014) Nicole accepted a position as the Executive Clinical Director at The Atlas Foundation for Autism (AFA). As the Executive Clinical Director, Nicole is responsible for the Clinical Services Division within the AFA. Nicole oversees all clinical therapies (Speech, PT, OT), both in the school as well as the educational treatment center. Nicole also coordinate parent education workshops.  



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252 West 29th Street 3rd Floor.
New York, NY 10001









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