Anne Scala Toolajian, MA, CCC-SLP, C/NDT
Anne Toolajian is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist with over thirty years of clinical experience working with children of all ages and ability levels. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Anne is Co-Director of Pediatric Therapeutics. She served as a founding board member for the Darcy School (now named Chatham Day School) providing input and consultation for support services and program development, and is currently a trustee for the Madison Montessori School in Madison, NJ.
Anne’s practice centers around assisting babies, children and adolescents attain the highest level of success in the areas of oralmotor, feeding, communication and processing skills in a highly collaborative, transdisciplinary setting. She studied craniosacral therapy through the Upledger Institute and utilizes these principles and skills in her daily treatment sessions. Anne is a certified NDT (Neurodevelopmental treatment) therapist as well as being trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets). She has studied extensively in the areas of oralmotor and feeding dysfunction and currently also offers group feeding experiences following the SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Feeding Approach. A certified provider of Fast ForWord programs and The Listening Program and In Time, Anne understands the need for offering as comprehensive an approach to therapeutic intervention as possible to achieve the maximum outcome for each and every child.
Anne is also committed to giving back and enjoys mentoring high school, undergraduate and graduate level students, recently embarking upon a relationship with area universities to provide supervision for undergraduate and graduate students in the field of speech and language pathology.
Anne lives in Chatham and is blessed with three sons and a loving husband.