Certified ASHA Member since 1979. Dr. Pat Mercaitis is a knowledgable, experienced Speech Language Pathologist who approaches her work with pediatric and adult clients and their families in a holistic, empathic, evidence-based manner. She has offices in Amherst, MA and Brewster, MA (on Cape Cod). She is available for face to face sessions in her office or your home, or telepractice evaluation and treatment sessions via Facetime or Skype. Hers is a truly private practice. You will interact only with Dr. Pat. She can also serve as an advocate for parents of school age children.
She provides professional development workshops for speech language pathologists, special education staff, hospital rehab staff and parents on a variety of topics. She teaches stress reduction and meditation practices to toddlers, preschoolers, elementary age children, adolescents and adults who also have communication differences and/or disorders. For example, those individuals with aphasia after stroke, apraxia or dysarthria due to a neurological incident.
She also provides English instruction to individuals who are emerging English language learners. She works with clients who may be diagnosed with or show behaviors associated with: stuttering, cluttering, ADD, ADHD, Social Skills Deficits, language delay, language disorder, speech delay or disorder, oral motor problems, Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
She has designed and implemented 10 week Social Communication Skills Groups for children, adolescents and adults.
Please contact Dr. Mercaitis at 1 413 530 6602 or firstname.lastname@example.org