Evaluation, Therapy, & Workshops
Diane Lewis, MA, CCC-SLP offers nearly 50 years of experience providing speech-language evaluations, therapy, and a wide variety of consultative services to families and schools throughout the Washington, DC area, around the United States, and overseas.
Diane is licensed in Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Maryland. She also holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
Aside from more traditional speech-language therapy, Diane specializes in:
Development of Functional Speech in Non-Verbal clients
Combination of Speech-Language Therapy with Floortime (ABLC)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Oral-Motor Therapies for dyspraxia and dysarthria
The PROMPT Method
Auditory processing and phonological disorders
Affect-Based Language Curriculum
The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC), Second Edition, may be purchased on Amazon. There is also a six-hour, pre-recorded course presented by Diane Lewis, MA, CCC-SLP for purchase.
Diane co-authored the ABLC with Stanley I. Greenspan, MD. The ABLC combines DIR/Floor Time with developmentally based Speech-Language Therapy. There are three Appendices-Sensory Integration, Oral-Motor and AAC. This course (recorded on March 20, 2021) utilizes Power Point slides and videos to teach the theoretical foundations and step-wise implementation for the curriculum.
Stay tuned for more upcoming courses.
5109 Battery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
5109 Battery Lane is on the corner of Battery Ln, Goddard Rd, and Park Ln.
Parking is on a shared driveway between 5202 Goddard Road & 5109 Battery Lane.
When heading south on Old Georgetown Road, turn right onto Battery Lane and right again on Goddard Road.
Make an immediate left onto the shared driveway.
Park behind the white SUV on the left side of the driveway.
Go to the house on the left and knock on the pink raspberry office door.
Diane Lewis, MA, CCC-SLP, LLC is housed in the lower level of her residence adjacent to the business district in Bethesda, MD. The space provides the children with a range of sensory experiences from sitting on inflated balls, spinning, to swinging. The space includes a large mirror with all the equipment needed for a full regime of oral-motor activities to support the development of intelligible speech. It also supports semi-structured work at either the table or on the floor (ABLC).
Diane has access to the iPad, Go-Talk and laptop. She uses visuals generated on Boardmaker as well as photo images to support the back-and-forth flow of communication.