Speech Therapy

Myofunctional Therapy
Yoga

Jocelyn M. Wood, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech language pathologist focused on using multi-sensory learning strategies to bring a child’s speech and language skills to life.  She strongly believes in a team-based approach and works alongside parents, caregivers, educators, and therapists to find the approach that works best for each individual child. – READ MORE –

Jocelyn provides a variety of services based on your child’s individual needs. Using her interactive consultation and thorough case history, Jocelyn can help you decide which treatment option is best.  – LEARN MORE –

What is Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT)?


Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) are disorders of the muscles and functions of the face and mouth. OMDs may affect, directly and/or indirectly, breastfeeding, facial skeletal growth and development, chewing, swallowing, speech, occlusion, temporomandibular joint movement, oral hygiene, stability of orthodontic treatment, facial esthetics, and more.

Do I Need OMT?

OMT can be used as treatment for:

  • Thumb sucking elimination
  • Tongue thrusting
  • “Tongue-Tie”
  • Open mouth posture
  • Jaw pain/TMJ Disorders


Used in conjunction with speech-language therapy and/or medical intervention, patients see noticeable and long-term results. – LEARN MORE-

Yoga is a combination of chanting, breathing exercises, body postures and meditation that can aid in the development of speech and language skills, as well as improve your child’s overall health and well-being. – LEARN MORE –

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Jocelyn M. Wood

Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist
Location: Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: 347-709-2320
Email: jocelyn.m.wood@gmail.com

Jocelyn M. Wood, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech language pathologist focused on using multi-sensory learning strategies to bring a child’s speech and language skills to life. She strongly believes in a team-based approach and works alongside parents, caregivers, educators, and therapists to find the approach that works best for each individual child.

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"Jocelyn worked with my son for a few months. He was completely engaged in the work they were doing together, which is not an easy task to involve an 11 year old boy. The changes came quickly and he was immediately pleased with himself and motivated to move forward. Jocelyn is inspiring and a complete delight to work with for both parents and children." –-Amy, mom of D.