Susan is a highly experienced speech-language pathologist with over 20 years in the field. She has extensive education and training, and has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings. She was recommended by parents in the book, A Parents’ Guide to Special Education in New York City and the Metropolitan Area (Laurie Dubos and Jana Fromer, authors).
Susan holds a Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She received her undergraduate degree cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has actively pursued ongoing clinical training throughout her career, through attendance at numerous Continuing Education programs and conferences in a wide range of therapeutic issues. These include auditory processing problems, developmental verbal apraxia, phonological disorders, stuttering, voice disorders, oral-motor problems, dyslexia, written language disorders, language-learning disorders, social language problems, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, and aphasia. She is PROMPT trained. She has been a continuous holder of the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Susan has had a private practice in New York since 1998, establishing it full-time in 2000. She treats children and adults with a full range of communication disorders. Prior to establishing the practice, Susan had extensive experience in a variety of high quality settings. She worked as a speech-language pathologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. At Einstein, she worked on the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Team (CERC) at the Rose F. Kennedy Center, seeing children of all ages with a variety of speech, language and hearing disorders. She also treated adults with neurological disorders. In addition, she lectured to medical students on speech and language development, and on speech/language disorders in children and adults.
She left Einstein to start and direct the Speech Department at Special Sprouts Preschool, a well-regarded therapeutic nursery school in Park Slope. Additional professional experience includes work with developmentally disabled children and adults. Susan was also an Adjunct Instructor at the Stern College for Women in New York City, teaching the “Practicum in Communication Disorders” course to undergraduates. In her various work settings, Susan has supervised many graduate and undergraduate college students for their clinical practica. She has also supervised the required Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) from ASHA for first year post-Masters professionals in the field.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
in New York State
- New York State Certification as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSSH)
- PROMPT trained
- ACE Awards for Continuing Education from ASHA
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- New York City Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYCHSLA)
Susan Mason, M.S., CCC-SLP
Phone: (212) 691-1806