Speaking is Social offers comprehensive speech, language, and social cognition therapy in Manhattan, New York. We also offer speech and language evaluations and specialize in pragmatic language evaluations. In addition, our social thinking groups offer a customized, language-based approach to increase social awareness, and social ability, and social success in children. Additional services we offer include, school consultations, parent training, home-based therapy, and construction of home-based treatment programs. Please browse our site to learn more.
“Ms. Hooper is by far the best speech pathologist my family has worked with. In the over two years that she has worked with my son, his progress in understanding, internalizing, and generalizing social skills has increased dramatically. Moreover, he loves the class, which is always fun and creative.”
“Ms. Hooper has proven to be an invaluable resource for me as a parent, and is always willing to take my calls to problem solve around areas that I may be struggling to address with my son. In a word, she is invaluable.”
“Rhea is a phenomenal speech therapist and I feel so lucky to have her working with our daughter. In addition to her extensive expertise in the area of speech language pathology, she also has a tremendous gift for connecting with children and bringing out the best of their abilities..."
"Rhea Hooper’s social skills classes teach and inspire my son to be social for real meaningful reasons. She helps him see why it’s not only important but fun to be a social thinker!..."
"I can’t say enough positive comments about Rhea Hooper! Her sincere enthusiasm in teaching social skills is overwhelming and contagious! She does an excellent job in screening children so that the group’s members are very compatible. Rhea always involves the parents in each session..."