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    • My Girlfriend Went to a Speech Therapist to Cure Her Vocal Fry
      So I started dating someone, and it’s not going terribly. She’s beautiful, fun to drink with and likes eating steak and watching Tim and Eric. She doesn’t get upset when I say she looks like a Senegal bush baby and behaves like Jabba the Hutt’s tiny henchman Salacious Crumb. She’s younger than I am, and I’ve taken to serenading her with Urge Overkill’s “Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon,” which she hates so much but I guess tolerates because she hasn’t dumped me. These are all good signs!…Read full news
    • Celebrate Better Speech & Hearing Month by Considering Telehealth as an Addition to Your Practice
      Thanks to Marissa for sharing this innovative use of technology for therapy with us today! Marissa A. Barrera, MS, MPhil, MSCS, TSHH, CCC-SLP is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, P.C., a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and Professor of Acquired Motor Speech & Swallowing Disorders. With private practices located in Midtown and on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.


    • Coronavirus Patient’s Fight Doesn’t End After Getting Off A Ventilator, Speech Pathologists Say
      Dr. Marissa Barrera is director of the Speech Pathology Graduate Program at Yeshiva University. “When someone’s on a ventilator, there’s a tube that’s been passed through their mouth through their vocal chords and into their airway,” she told CBS2’s Ali Bauman.Barrera says prolonged ventilator use can strain vocal folds, which affects communication, swallowing and breathing.


    • Advances in Treatment of Speech & Swallowing Disorders: Marissa A. Barrera, Ph.D., MSCS, CCC-SLP


  • SLH Sciences at NY Neurogenic SLP & Yeshiva University (feat. Dr. Marissa Barrera)
    Marissa Barrera received her PhD from the GC’s Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program. She is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology P.C., as well as the Program Director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program in Medical Speech-Language Pathology.
    In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Marissa tells us about bridging clinical and educational experiences in speech-language sciences, how she founded her own private practice and her experience in higher ed admin positions. Read More

    Speech Challenges for Persons with MS: What youcan do to help yourself.



    Marissa A. Barrera, Ph.D., MSCS, CCC-SLP: Swallowing Disorders & Advocating for Effective Treatment.