I am a Speech Language Pathologist with more than 35 years of clinical experience.
I provide services in my office and via SKYPE or Facetime to clients anywhere in the world.
I provide comprehensive evaluations, screenings and treatment/instruction services. I work with infants, toddlers, children, adolescents and adults who have any type of speech, language, swallowing disorder, or hearing or auditory processing delay or disorder, Traumatic Brain injury (TBI), Post-Concussive Disorder. (e.g. I specialize in working with persons who stutter or clutter). infants and toddlers, kids with reading writing, spelling delays, auditory processing disorders, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), ADD, ADHD, and mild ASD.
I also work with adults who are diagnosed with Parkinson's syndrome, aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, dysphagia, seizure disorder, Turette's Syndrome, MS, MD, dementia, Alzheimer's disease or other neurological degenerative disease process.
I work with individuals who are learning English. I provide English language instruction, accent reduction, and accent addition for actors.
I can accept the following insurance plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, GIC Unicare (evaluations only), and Aetna (evaluations only).
I can accept private pay.
I have another professional office on cape cod at 113 White Oak Trail, Brewster, MA 02631.
Call 413 530 6602 or email to patmercaitis@gmail.
Certified ASHA Member since 1979. I am a knowledgable, experienced Speech Language Pathologist who approaches my work with pediatric and adult clients and their families in a holistic, empathic, evidence-based manner. Mine is a truly private practice. You will interact only with me. I can also serve as an advocate for parents of school age children who are navigating the public school CORE evaluation/IEP development process.
I provide professional development workshops for speech language pathologists, special education staff, hospital rehab staff and parents on a variety of topics. I teach stress reduction and meditation practices to toddlers, preschoolers, elementary age children, adolescents and adults who also have communication differences and/or disorders.
I have designed and implemented 10 week Social Communication Skills programs for children, adolescents and adults.
Please contact Dr. Mercaitis at 1 413 530 6602 or firstname.lastname@example.org