Dr. Michele DeSimone, CCC-SLP
Advisory Board Member
Dr. DeSimone is the Director of Clinical Services and Founder at The Sensory Studio, a pediatric speech and occupational therapy practice on Staten Island.
Dr. DeSimone built her practice based on clinical foundations of teamwork with professional collaboration and mentorship in mind. Michele holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical and Research based Speech-Language Pathology. She holds a Master’s Degree from New York University in Communication Sciences & Disorders as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology from St. John’s University. Michele holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Dr. DeSimone is an active member of The Special Interest Groups in Speech-Language Pathology for Language Learning & Education, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Craniofacial & Velopharyngeal Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, and Global Issues in Communication Sciences & Related Disorders. Dr. DeSimone is licensed with the New York State Office for the Professions and holds a Teacher of Speech and Language Disabilities Certificate from The New York State Education Department, as well as a Speech-Language Pathology Certificate from The New York State Department of Health. Michele has extensive training in the treatment of pediatric motor speech disorders (including PROMPT and Kaufman Protocol Training), Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Peer Socialization Skills, and Early Childhood Language Development.
Michele is happily married and resides in Staten Island with her husband, son and daughter. She enjoys traveling for work and pleasure, practicing yoga, and cooking for her family.