Diane Manahan


Diane received her Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from Loyola College and her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Columbia University.

Diane has professional experience in a variety of settings including hospitals and public and private schools.

Diane specializes in evaluating and treating children with childhood apraxia of speech, expressive-receptive language disorders, and articulation. Additionally, she treats the young child with developmental delays including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Diane is trained in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) and Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT).

Diane coordinates the Suburban Speech Center Phonological Awareness Program which includes Acoustic Pioneer auditory training and the multisensory Expanding Expression Tool (EET).

Diane has served as an advocate for children with special needs in the NJ school system. She has been a liaison for parents seeking speech-language services for their child.

Diane joined the Suburban Speech Center in 2018.


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