IONA

Adjunct/Clinic Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Clinic Faculty


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

Anthony A. Best
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Hofstra University
BA, St. John's University
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: abest@iona.edu

Alahna B. Cogburn, CCC-SLP
Adjunct Instructor
PhD Student, Graduate Center, City University of New York
MS, Pennsylvania State University
BA, Hofstra University
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: acogburn@iona.edu

Annette Davies
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Pace University
BA, Pace University
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: adavies@iona.edu

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

Brian F. McFadden
Adjunct Instructor
PhD Student, Temple University
MA, Fordham University
BA, Fordham University
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: bfadds@gmail.com

Noël Thayer, CCC-A, F-AAA
MA, University of Massachusetts
BA, Loyola College
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: nthayer@iona.edu

Lauren Wengenosky, ‘13
Adjunct Instructor
MA, Hofstra University
BA, Iona College
Phone: (914) 633-2168
Email: lwengenosky@iona.edu

Clinic Faculty

Maria Armiento-DeMaria, MA, CCC-SLP, TSHH
Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinic Director
MA, New York University
BA, Iona College ‘92
Phone: (914) 633-2149
Email: Marmientodemaria@iona.edu
View Maria's information

Hylma Blagrove-Looney
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (914) 633-2167
Email: hblagrove-looney@iona.edu

April Castoldi, MS, CCC-SLP, TSHH
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Director, Off-Site Coordinator
MS, Teachers College, Columbia University
BS, University of Michigan
Phone: (914) 712-1993
Email: acastoldi@iona.edu
Clinical Background: April Castoldi is the Assistant Director, Off-Site Coordinator for the Iona College Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic.  She is a certified speech-language pathologist with eighteen years of clinical experience.  She has provided services for children and adults in public schools, special act school districts/residential treatment centers, outpatient hospital settings, skilled nursing facilities, preschools, homes, and private practice.  Most of her experience has focused on services for children with speech and language delays, autism spectrum disorders, and social/emotional and behavior difficulties. Her BA is from the University of Michigan, where she studied Cultural Anthropology and Japanese. She also lived in Japan where she taught English to business people. She received her MS in speech-language pathology from Teachers College, Columbia.

Peter J. Consadori
Media Specialist
Phone: (914) 633-2167
Email: pconsadori@iona.edu

Peggy Constante, MS, CCC-SLP, TSHH
Speech-Language Pathologist

Assistant Clinic Director, On-Site Coordinator
MS, New York Medical College

BS, Manhattan College

Phone: (914) 712-1992

Email: Pconstante@iona.edu
Clinical Background: ;Peggy Constante is the Assistant Director, Off-Site Coordinator for the Iona College Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic. She has over 12 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. Her prior experiences include providing assessments and treatment to a diverse population with various syndromes, speech-language delays, oral motor weaknesses, feeding difficulties, and behavioral challenges using a collaborative team approach (ages birth to 21 years) in a multidisciplinary rehabilitation setting within a school setting. During her experiences, she became part of a multidisciplinary evaluation team, conducting monolingual and bilingual evaluations (English, Spanish) with various disciplines, conducting supplemental evaluations for Early Intervention, and conducting evaluations for CPSE, CSE. She participated in an assistive technology/toy library team, offering suggestions for creation and adaptation of sensory switch activated toys and voice output devices to facilitate alternate means of communication and increasing overall play skills. She has supervisory experience with graduate students and mentoring of clinical fellows as well as co-workers with diagnostics, treatment, and written documentation.

Jennifer Cronin, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Assistant Clinical Supervisor

MA, St. John's University

BA, Iona College, ‘94

Office: (914) 712-1995

E-mail: jcroninkomosinski@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Jennifer Cronin has been an Assistant Clinical Supervisor at Iona College since February, 2011 and Friday Group Director since January, 2013. Her clinical experience includes working with pediatric populations in both home and center-based settings. Her experience also includes working with communication disorders and medical diagnoses including cerebral palsy, PDD, and a variety of genetic disorders. Her areas of interest include: oral-motor function and skills, sensory disorders, Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology, narrative development, and facilitating early language development through gesture and sign. Jennifer is currently in the process of developing Iona’s Assistive Technology Evaluation program for clients receiving services in clinic as well as out in the community (schools, rehab centers, other facilities and programs). She began supervising an off-site treatment group with dementia clients at an Assistive Living facility in September, 2013. During her clinical experience, she has participated as part of an Assistive Technology team in conjunction with a computer specialist and Occupational Therapist. Her therapeutic approach includes working collaboratively with other professionals including Occupational and Physical Therapists and educators.

Amanda Funcheon M.S. CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Speech Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor 
M.S. Adelphi University
B.A. Iona College, ‘10
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email: afuncheon@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Amanda Funcheon is an alumna of Iona College where she earned her Bachelor of Art's 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.

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).

Maria Liberatore, MA, CCC-SLP, TSHH
Speech-Language Pathologist

Assistant Clinical Supervisor 
MA, Mercy College
BA, Iona College, ‘09
Phone: (914) 712-1995
Email:Mliberatore@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Maria Liberatore is an Assistant Clinical Supervisor at Iona College. For the last four years she has been employed by the New York City Department of Education working with middle school students with a variety of disabilities. In this position she works with students with hearing impairments, fluency disorders and mostly speech-language impaired students in the areas of language and literacy within the classroom setting. Maria also collaborates with teachers to provide them with strategies that can be used to assist and support their students with speech-language impairments. For the past 3 years she has also worked for an agency providing services in the home of preschool aged children up until middle school students. These students have presented with a variety of disabilities ranging from Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, Articulation difficulties and children who present with difficulties in the area of Phonology. Areas of interest include: Education of other professionals in the area of Speech-Language Pathology, the language process of listening, speaking, reading and writing, Articulation and Phonology and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Jacqueline Roschbach, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MS, Mercy College
BA, Iona College, ‘06
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.

Kathleen Walsh Parra, MA, CCC-SLP, TSSLD
Speech-Language Pathologist
Assistant Clinical Supervisor
MA, New York University
BA, Lehman College
Office: (914) 712-1995
Email: kparra@iona.edu
Clinical Background: Kathleen Parra has been a school based Speech-Language Pathologist in the Ossining school district for the past nine years.  Her position is district wide and has included servicing students within the self-contained classes across the district in addition to conducting evaluations for both elementary and secondary aged students. Kathleen Parra has recently taken on the role of CPSE (Committee on Preschool Special Education) Chairperson, responsible for determining eligibility for services for preschool students.  In addition to district responsibilities, Kathleen is also a contract therapist. This is her second year at Iona College as an Assistant Clinical Supervisor.