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 hospital, private practice and the school system. Diane specializes in evaluating and treating children with childhood apraxia of speech, auditory processing and language disorders, autism, stuttering and articulation. Diane is a coordinator of the Suburban Speech Center Reading Readiness Therapy Program. This program includes therapy treatment in pre-literacy skills, phonological awareness, and phonographics. Diane is trained in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) and Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT).

Diane has served as an advocate for children with special needs in the NJ public schools. She has been a liaison for parents on speech and language development. She collaborates with parents and other service providers in order to help children achieve maximum potential in the classroom setting.

Diane joined the Suburban Speech Center in 2018.


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