The Speech Team
IAOM Trained Orofacial Myologist
Erin Gaul MS, CCC-SLP
Erin is the owner and primary speech-language pathologist of your Speech Path, LLC.
Erin earned her Bachelors in Sociology/Deaf Studies at Rosemont College and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Gallaudet University where she concentrated in aural (re)habilitation for deaf/hard-of-hearing populations. While at Gallaudet, Erin served as President of NSSLHA and was a presenter on speech reading at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.
While Erin is a multi-faceted SLP, treating an array of populations, her primary areas of focus have evolved and now provides expert, passionate treatment for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and other Speech Sound Disorders (SSD). Erin has sought out extensive, professional, ongoing trainings in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) with renowned speech-language pathologists and experts , Edythe Strand, Sue Caspari, Dave Hammer, Cari Ebert, Ruth Stoeckel, Edwin Maas, and others. Erin utilizes Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) in motor speech sessions. PROMPT is also utilized for tactile cueing within the DTTC hierarchy.
Erin also specializes in orofacial myofunctional disorders. Experts within this specific scope of speech-language pathology are rare, and Erin has discovered a high level of need for OMT in the Philadelphia area. She is a candidate through the International Association of Orofacial Myology to become a Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM®).
Erin has worked in early intervention, home care, school, private practice, and hospital settings for both pediatric and adult populations. Erin is PROMPT© Technique, Bridging, & Practicum trained and is proficient in American Sign Language (ASL). She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed in the State of Pennsylvania. Erin is also listed in the Apraxia-Kids SLP directory for experienced, expert treatment of CAS: Apraxia-Kids SLP directory .
Erin holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.
Haley White MA, CCC-SLP
Haley received her Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (with a minor in Special Education) from Penn State University. She later earned her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from West Chester University, where she was fortunate to have clinical placements with Wissahickon School District and Good Shepherd Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
As a school-based therapist, Haley currently provides speech and language evaluations and intervention to students in grades K-2. She has experience working with school-aged children and teenagers with (including but not limited to) expressive/receptive language disorders, speech articulation needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and more. Haley enjoys treating pediatric, expressive and receptive language disorders.
Haley holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds an Educational Specialist Certification in the state of Pennsylvania.
Deidre Gallo MS, CCC-SLP
Deidre earned a Bachelor of Science and a minor in Psychology and graduated with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA.
Deidre’s clinical experience includes providing her services in the school setting with children grades kindergarten through high school as well as with the adult population via inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. Having worked with adults in the beginning of her career, it wasn’t until she began providing therapy to children that Deidre felt her true passion in the Speech and Language Pathology field blossom. Working with the pediatric population, Deidre has performed diagnosis and treatment in the areas of articulation/phonological processing, receptive/expressive and pragmatic language, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), auditory processing, and fluency. She is dedicated to providing a supportive (and fun!) environment, fostering meaningful interactions in order to encourage learning of new skills. Deidre has a special interest in literacy and language development, and greatly enjoys incorporating stories, songs, gross motor activities, crafts, etc. into therapy sessions, engaging children’s imagination in order to enhance overall communication development for her clients.
Deidre is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist in the state of Pennsylvania and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She also holds an Educational Specialist Certification in the state of Pennsylvania.