“Congratulations to the Suburban Speech Center for receiving the President’s Award for Excellence”
– Carolann Garafola, past President NJSHA

‘COVID babies’ aren’t talking as much as they should. How much is the pandemic to blame?

September 2022 – The pandemic created an agonizing guessing game for families. Is their child behind because of the pandemic? Are other developmental factors at play? How long should parents wait for words to come before getting worried? For some toddlers, the pandemic may have exacerbated speech problems that likely already existed. Read More

Nancy Kaufman Consulted with Suburban Speech Center

April 2021 – Nancy Kaufman, a leading authority in Apraxia, consulted at Suburban Speech with the staff, children and families on April 2021. Nancy is the Owner & Director of the Kaufman Children’s Center, for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc. (KCC), located in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Read More

Dr. Nancy Polow Awarded NJ State Governor’s Jefferson Award

March 2020 – Dr. Nancy Polow, Owner/Director of Suburban Speech Center, Short Hills, NJ, was awarded the NJ State Governor’s Jefferson Award in the Executive Leadership award category. Read More

Dr. Nancy Polow awarded the 2019 Unity Achievement Award

May 2019 – Dr. Nancy Polow, Owner/Director of Suburban Speech Center, Short Hills, NJ, was awarded the 2019 Unity Achievement Award by the Union County Human Relations Commission (UCHRC) on Monday May 06, 2019. Read More

Chosen again in 2018 as a “Favorite Kids’ Doctor”

July, 2018 – Suburban Speech Center, located in Short Hills, was chosen again by New Jersey Family Magazine as New Jersey “Favorite Kids Doctors”. Suburban Speech Center is a private pediatric speech-language therapy center that has received national and state wide recognition for its services. Located in South Orange for 23 years, they moved to their current location in Short Hills in 1998 in order to update their facility and expand their staff and services. Read More

Suburban Speech Center Celebrating 40 Years

January 28, 2018 – Suburban Speech Center, one of the most respected speech-language therapy centers for children is celebrating 40 years of service to New Jersey families. Read More

Dr. CeCelia McCarton, M.D., Presented a Workshop at Suburban Speech Center

May 18, 2015 – Dr. CeCelia McCarton, M.D., a specialist in autism presented a workshop at Suburban Speech Center. Read More

Lois Heymann Presented Workshop to Suburban Speech Center

January, 2015 – World renowned specialist on Auditory Processing Disorder gave a workshop to speech-language pathologists from Suburban Speech Center on January 23, 2015. Read More

Prestigious Award Received By Dr. Nancy Polow

May, 2014 – Dr. Nancy Polow, the Director of Suburban Speech Center in Short Hills, received the 2014 Distinguished Professional Service Award from The New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) at their annual convention on Thursday, May 1. Read More

Suburban Speech Center Celebrated 35 Years!

October, 2013 – Suburban Speech Center, one of the most respected speech-language facilities for young children, rang in its 35th year in practice with an open house for parents and children.
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Kids Under One Roof

September, 2012 – Dr. Nancy Polow turned a vision into a reality this summer. As director of the Suburban Speech Center in Short Hills, Dr. Polow invited top practitioners to open offices at her location, making 748 Morris Turnpike an “Under One Roof” Center for children. Read More

Real Housewife of NJ Raises $17,000 for Autism

October, 2012 – Real Housewife of New Jersey, Jacqueline Laurita, lent her hand to raise over $17,000 for autism at her event Sparkle Speaks with Suburban Speech Center of Short Hills participating. Read More

Kim earns 1st place trophy at Apraxia 5k Race

October, 2011 – Kim Minero collects her trophy for placing first place for the women, for a run/walk to raise awareness and funds for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Read More

Should You Worry If Your Toddler Has Too Few Words?

February, 2011 – There are lots of reasons a toddler won’t talk—some not serious. But if your 14-month-old isn’t speaking—saying words such as mama, dada, up and more—and isn’t following simple directions, it may be time to ask whether your child has a more serious problem. Read More

Suburban Speech Helps Children Master Language

October, 2011 – More than 5 million children in the United States have a speech, language or hearing disorder, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Read More

CD and DVD developed at our center for parents and grandparents

January, 2010 – A lyrical approach to boosting speech and language skills and Stimulate your baby’s speech and language development. Read More