Claire received her bachelor of science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from City University of New York at Brooklyn College and her master of science degree from Syracuse University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is licensed by New York State and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from American Speech Language Hearing Association. She also has her permanent teaching certificate as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped by the New York State Department of Education. She has a range of diagnostic and therapeutic experience including ten years working in urban school settings with children age five through adolescence who exhibited a wide range of difficulties. They include: expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, fluency disorders, and articulation/phonological disorders. For many years now, she has focused on treatment of children from birth through age five with a wide range of disabilities including expressive/receptive language delays, phonological/articulation disorders and fluency disorders. She has experience with children who experience disability due to autism, cleft palate, premature birth, and motor impairment.