Lisa Klein M.S., CCC-SLP COM
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Specialist, Certified Orofacial Myologist and JASPER Therapist
Lisa Klein MS, CCC- SLP, COM is the owner and director of LKS and Associates. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Lisa earned a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed by the State of California. Lisa is CASANA Recognized for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, and a Certified Orofacial Myologist. Lisa has also been awarded the Continuing Education Board’s ACE Award to recognize continued professional study and is a certified JASPER therapist.
She has worked as a Speech Pathologist for over 20 years in private practice and rehabilitation hospitals all over the US. Lisa evaluates and treats both children and adults with a variety of disorders, including CAS-Childhood Apraxia of speech, Autism, Orofacial Myology, Down Syndrome, feeding aversions, phonological/articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, Aphasia, brain injury, stroke, cognitive-linguistic deficits, Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) and Dysarthria.
Lisa collaborates with a team of professionals to ensure the best approach and treatment for each client. As a dedicated, hardworking, and passionate therapist, she implements the most innovative and effective treatment into every session and is a true advocate for her clients.
Alexa Gutman M.S., CCC-SLP COM
Certified Orofacial Myologist and Childhood Apraxia of Speech Specialist
Alexa Gutman, MS, CCC-SLP, is an ASHA and California state-certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned her Master’s degree from Salus University in Philadelphia, and her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh. Alexa also holds an Advanced Certificate in Autism Spectrum disorders from Brooklyn College. Alexa has focused her practice on Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), where she pursued advanced training with Dr. Edythe Strand and PROMPT training. Additionally, she specializes in Orofacial Myofunctional disorders and is certified through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM).
Furthermore, Alexa evaluates and treats a wide range of disorders, including Autism, Auditory Processing disorders, developmental delays, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, Down Syndrome, social (pragmatic) disorders, and dyslexia. Alexa believes that therapy should be enjoyable and where development and progress are facilitated through fun, engaging, and meaningful learning opportunities. By collaborating with professionals from other disciplines, Alexa strives to provide the most comprehensive treatment through a personalized approach. She puts family-centered care at the forefront of her practice, knowing that parent involvement is integral to success in treatment.