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Iddo has been practicing speech therapy for over 10 years and has been studying the field for over 12.  He has worked in multiple settings including schools, homes, adult care facilities, and most recently in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting where he provided direct therapy, assessments, supervision, management, and training to staff and families.   

 

In 2014, Iddo opened DV Therapy to provide dynamic therapy that focuses on the individual and their family. With a strong emphasis in family training, Iddo strives to give the child and the family the tools to reach independence and improve quality of life. Iddo has a strong clinical presence and is always working encourage his patients to reach beyond what they imagined possible.

 

In 2011 Iddo was awarded the outstanding achievement award in the field of speech therapy by the New York City Dept. of Education and has been an active member of the nationally accredited speech board ASHA since 2006. With a focus on individuals with Autism, Iddo has had significant success in developing the necessary communication skills with socially difficult individuals. 

 

Iddo has had success in treating individuals from birth-21 with disabilities and delays including, Autism, Late-talkers, PDD, specific language impairments, Articulation and Phonological disorders, Auditory Processing Delays, Stuttering, Pragmatic and social delays, Verbal Apraxia of Speech. 

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Skills: Prompt therapy, Beckman Oral Motor, TLC Literacy Program, Sounds in Motion, Fluency Shaping Technique, PECS, Certified PEERS Social Skills Provider.

Clinical Director

IDDO DEVRIES

Etta received her bachelors degree at CUNY Brooklyn in the field of Psychology.  Following her desire to help others, Etta studied Clinical Social Work and received her masters degree at Hunter College.  While living in New York, Etta provided critical social and emotional support for at risk youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful, and conducive to learning through Partnership with Children.  After leaving New York, Etta and her family moved to California.  She found a career through Open Paths Counseling Center before ultimately becoming Vice President of Operations at DV Therapy.

Vice President of Operations

ETTA ASTRIN