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Adjunct Faculty

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Adjunct Faculty

Mary Aiello-Gray '84
Adjunct Instructor
MA, New York University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: mgray@iona.edu

Christina Barbero '75
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Northwestern University
MS, University of Bridgeport
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 636-2168
Email: cbarbero@iona.edu

Laura Bastone '03
Adjunct Instructor
MA, CUNY Lehman College
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: lbastone@iona.edu

Elizabeth Izower
Adjunct Instructor
MS, Gallaudet University
BA, University of Delaware
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: eizower@iona.edu

Shannon Malkin-Daniels
Adjunct Instructor
MA, University of Central Florida
BA, University of Central Florida
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: smalkin@iona.edu

Roberta Marro
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Mercy College
BA, Geneseo State University
Phone (914) 633-2168
Email: rmarro@iona.edu

Lina Vishnevsky-Tropp
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Hofstra University
BA, George Washington University
Phone (914) 633-2168
Email: lvishnevskytropp@iona.edu
 

Clinic Faculty

Maria Armiento-DeMaria, MA, CCC-SLP, TSHH, '92
Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinic Director
MA, New York University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1991
Email: Marmientodemaria@iona.edu
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Peter J. Consadori '14
Media Specialist
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1994
Email: pconsadori@iona.edu 

Jennifer Cosentino, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, ‘10
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MS, New York University, 2013
BA, Iona College, 2010
Phone: (914)-712-1995
Email: jcosentino@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Jennifer Cosentino is an alumna of Iona College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Following Iona College, Jennifer attended New York University where she earned her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Jennifer is a New York State licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist and assistant clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech Language and Hearing Clinic. For the last four years, she has been employed by the New York City Department of Education working with high school students with a variety of disabilities. In this position, she works with both non-verbal and verbal students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, emotional disturbances, learning disabilities, Down Syndrome, selective mutism, reading disabilities, ADHD, fluency disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, and expressive and receptive language deficits. Jennifer also collaborates with classroom teachers to provide strategies and plans that help facilitate functional communication skills across a multitude of environments. Jennifer has experience with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), including Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Mayer Johnson symbols, Big Mack switches, Tech/Speaks, Tech/Talks, Go Talks, Proloquo2Go, Touch Chat HD, and Lamp Words for Life. Clinical interests include: AAC, Autism Spectrum Disorders and the supervisory process. Additional activities include supervising graduate students completing part of their externship practicum, as well as guiding newly appointed speech teachers in the Bronx borough of District 75 as a Speech Coach.

Allison DeMarco, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, '08
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistance Clinical Supervisor
MS, Adelphi University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: ademarco@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Allison DeMarco is currently employed in a special education preschool and early intervention program in Rockland County. She provides speech and language services to a diverse population of children birth-five with varying disorders including autism spectrum disorders, apraxia, speech-language delays and various genetic syndromes. In addition to school-based services, she provides speech-language services and parent counseling to children and families within the home setting. She directly supervises graduate interns, CF candidates and Teachers of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). Prior to her school-based experience, she worked in a clinical setting providing speech-language services to school aged children ages 5-21 in Queens County.

Roseann DiMaria, MS, CCC-SLP TSSLD
Speech Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MS, Adelphi University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: rdimaria@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Roseann DiMaria is an assistant clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech and Hearing Clinic. Roseann is an alumni of Iona College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Following Iona College, she received her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University. She has clinical experience working for the Department of Education in District 75, where she provides speech and language services to students with Autism, intellectual disabilities, and multiply handicapped students. In addition to the public school system, she has experience providing services in a private practice, treating both children and adults with varying communicative disorders.  Her clinical interests include augmentative alternative communication, behavioral feeding disorders as well as expressive, receptive and pragmatic language disorders.

Amanda Funcheon, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, '10
Speech Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor 
MS, Adelphi University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: afuncheon@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Amanda Funcheon is an alumna of Iona College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Following Iona College, she attended Adelphi University where she received her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Speech Language Pathology. She has a New York as well as Connecticut state license in which she has experience providing services in the following settings: public school systems, early intervention, nonprofit organizations, and private practices. She has worked with various populations across all age spans. Clinical interests include: child language and child speech disorders, pragmatic and social interaction, augmentative communication, and the supervisory process. Current clinical practice continues in the public school system and private practice settings.

Janet Graves-Wright, MM, MSEd, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinic Director / On-Site Coordinator
MSEd, Nazareth College of Rochester
MM, Eastman School of Music
BA, California State University – Chico
Phone: (914) 712-1990 
Email:  jgraveswright@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Janet Graves-Wright is the Assistant Director / On-Site Coordinator for the Iona College Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic. She has over 27 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist and holds certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensure in New York and Maryland. She is an experienced educator, clinician, researcher and administrator and has worked in a wide variety of settings: hospital; outpatient clinic; skilled nursing facility (short-term rehab and long-term care); private practice; preschool; early intervention; private special education school (preschool through grade 12); home care; and university speech-language pathology program (academic and clinical education). She also has extensive supervisory and mentoring experience in outpatient and university settings.
Janet is bilingual in English and Spanish and has provided monolingual and bilingual assessment and therapy services to Spanish-speaking clients with a wide variety of communication / swallowing disorders and cultural backgrounds.  Clinical areas of special interest include the following: voice and resonance disorders; LSVT-LOUD (certified provider); motor speech disorders; swallowing; accent modification; collaborative, multidisciplinary assessment and intervention; and patient- and family-centered care.  In addition to her work in speech-language pathology, Janet is a professional singer and teacher of singing.  She is an active hospice volunteer, and a member of the Threshold Choir, an international community of choirs whose mission is to provide comfort and support to those at the thresholds of life by singing simple, soothing songs at the bed side.

Chelsea Griffith, MA, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, BCBA, '12
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MA, Hofstra University
BA, Hofstra University
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: cgriffith@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Chelsea Griffith is an assistant clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech and Hearing Clinic. Her clinical experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, hearing impairments, articulation and phonological disorders, as well as delayed receptive and expressive language disorders. The majority of her experience is centered around working with individuals with developmental disabilities and she currently works at a preschool serving this population. In addition, Chelsea has experience implementing various forms of assistive and augmentative forms of communication to best suit the needs of her clients. She is also experienced in regards to supervising graduate students as well as clinical fellows. Chelsea recently became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. 

Jennifer Lanzallotto, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MS, Mercy College
BA, Hofstra University
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: Jlanzallotto@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Jennifer Lanzallotto is an assistant clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech and Language Hearing Clinic. Her clinical experience includes working with clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, processing disorders, articulation and phonological processing disorders, delayed receptive and expressive language skills, as well as other neurological disorders, in a variety of populations including the school-aged population in a community school setting in New York City and students in Early Intervention and preschool in Westchester County and the Bronx. She actively participates in the evaluation and assessment process of children within a multi-disciplinary team approach. She is a New York State and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist, with a clinical focus on supporting social differences in children with autism spectrum disorders. She trained in the Introduction to PROMPT Technique and has completed her certification for The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding program. Additionally, she has completed the clinical training program for the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (ADOS).

Jennifer L Martucci MA CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Speech-Language Pathologist
Adjunct Clinical Supervisor
MA, New York University
BA, College of Charleston
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: jmartucci@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Jennifer Martucci is an adjunct clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic. To date, she has 11 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. Currently her position as a related service coordinator and treating speech language pathologist has afforded her successful experiences in treatment, working on an interdisciplinary team and building meaningful relationships with students and staff. A significant portion of Jennifer's career experience focuses on interventions for the special education pediatric population with developmental delays and language and/or emotional disorders, specifically those children on the autistic spectrum. She has had experiences providing individual and small group pull-out therapy sessions, along with traditional push-in therapy to encourage generalization of skills into the classroom. Over the years she has had extensive experience in working with children with communication devices, building communication systems, oral motor /articulation development, pragmatic and language development. Her experiences as a member of both a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team has provided her the opportunity to work collaboratively with other professionals in the classroom and during the IEP process. She has supervisory experience with graduate students and mentoring of clinical fellows as well as co-workers with diagnostics, treatment and written documentation. Prior to this position, Jennifer worked in early interventions services, the NYC Department of Education and in a private practice setting.

Priya S. Persaud, MS, CCC-SLP, TSHH, '00
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinic Director, Off-Site Coordinator
MS, Mercy College
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1993
Email: ppersaud@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Priya Persaud is the assistant director, off-site coordinator for the Iona College Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic.  She is an alumna of Iona College and has extensive clinical education and training in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.  Her clinical experience has included providing assessment and treatment to a diverse population across all age spans including the birth-three population, special needs and school aged, as well as adults and geriatrics.  Her career has encompassed working with a wide variety of diagnoses including speech and language delays, dysphagia, aphasia, motor speech, cognitive-communication and other medically based speech pathology issues including tracheostomies and ventilator-dependent patients.  Priya is trained and certified in multiple clinical modalities including NMES and sEMG for swallowing.  She has worked on many multidisciplinary teams, implemented multi-modal AAC systems with clients, and has also served as a clinical consultant. Priya's proven clinical background is a result of working in a variety of settings including acute and subacute rehabilitation, outpatient, early intervention, acute care hospitals, school districts and home care.  She has supervised and mentored numerous graduate level students and clinical fellows, as well as co-workers with diagnostics, treatment, and written documentation.  Priya maintains certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and is licensed in the states of New York and New Jersey, where she continues to provide clinical services on a per diem basis.

Jacqueline Roschbach, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, '06
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MS, Mercy College
BA, Iona College
Office: (914) 712-1995
Email: jroschbach@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Jacqueline Roschbach is an assistant clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech and Language Hearing Clinic, as well as an adjunct instructor for the Speech Communication Studies Department. Her clinical experience includes working in a school setting serving the school-aged population in New York City. There, Jacqueline assesses and treats elementary students who display a variety of speech and language disorders often concomitant with other disabilities. Clinical interests include child language development, articulation and phonological processing disorders, the use of sign language in related therapies, and the supervisory process. Additional activities include supervising graduate students completing part of their externship practicum, as well as supervising Clinical Fellows seeking their ASHA certification.

Jessica Scaringella, MA, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, '13
Clinic Supervisor
MA, CUNY Lehman College
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: jscaringella@iona.edu
Jessica Scaringella is a New York State Licensed and ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist, and clinical supervisor for the Iona College Speech Language and Hearing Clinic. Additionally, she assists with off-site externship placements for graduate students and is an adjunct instructor. She has demonstrated her commitment to lifelong learning by receiving the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Her primary clinical experience includes working with preschool-age clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders according to the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She is a trained therapist and has experience with augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) modalities, including Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), communication books and menus, Partner Plus, Go Talk, Proloquo2Go, and Touch Chat HD. Experience also includes treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), articulation delays/disorders, phonological delays/disorders, feeding difficulties, and receptive and expressive language delays/disorders.  In addition, she provides in-home services through Early Intervention and supervises graduate students completing their externship placements. Clinical interests include: child language development, AAC, supervisory process, CAS, ASD, and play skill development.