Nicole Kolenda, M.S., CCC-SLP, P.C., is a NYS licensed/ASHA certified pediatric speech and language pathologist with over twenty years of experience working with children and young adults diagnosed with Developmental Differences. Nicole currently has a small, private practice and previously ran a thriving practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side for 15 years and has taught and supervised throughout New York City’s elite graduate programs, including Teachers College, New York University, Marymount Manhattan College, Hofstra University and Hunter College. Nicole has also collaborated with Manhattan’s top-rated developmental pediatricians and has contributed to research in speech development. Nicole continues to teach at New York University and is currently the lead Speech Language Pathologist on a treatment efficacy study funded by the National Institute of Health. She frequently writes for parenting magazines and blogs. Her unique combination of training (including a health and wellness coaching certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition) and experience has also allowed her to seamlessly support the disability community and fellow moms.