Ciara Grogan, M.A., CCC-SLP TSSLD is a speech-language pathologist in the New York City area. She currently works at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, NY, and supervises clinical fellows at St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children in NYC. Ciara has worked extensively with medically fragile pediatric patients, with special interest and training in pediatric dysphagia and feeding disorders, pediatric traumatic brain injury, AAC, and tracheostomy/ventilator weaning. She is a CUNY graduate (Queens '12, Lehman '15) with a passion for patient advocacy and family-centered care.
Jessica Harris received her Bachelor of Arts degree in African and African American Studies from Dartmouth College in 2007 and Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Lehman College in 2012. After obtaining her master's degree, Jessica completed her clinical fellowship working in an elementary and middle school. Once she obtained her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from ASHA she transitioned to working in skilled nursing facilities, first as a travel speech pathologist and ending with a permanent position in Harlem, NY. Jessica works in a variety of domains with more specific daily experiences with swallow disorders, neurogenic disorders, and disorders resulting from aging. Jessica really enjoys the part of her job which allows her to train student interns and clinical fellows, sharing her knowledge for her work and building the confidence and passion for speech pathology with others.