Anne Scala Toolajian, MA, CCC-SLP, C/NDT
Anne Toolajian is a licensed, certified speech-language pathologist and feeding therapist with over thirty-seven years of clinical experience working with children of all ages and ability levels and their families.
Anne received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology as well as her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Anne’s active practice centers around assisting babies, children and adolescents attain the highest level of success in the areas of oralmotor, feeding, speech, communication and processing skills. A frequent collaborator with hospitals, schools and professionals in a variety of settings, Anne is always eager to learn from those who share her passion regarding children. She has studied craniosacral therapy through the Upledger Institute and frequently utilizes these principles and skills in her daily treatment sessions. Anne is a certified pediatric 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 follows the SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Feeding Approach among many others. A certified provider of The Listening Program and inTime, Anne understands and appreciates the role of auditory input/sound and music as another interventional tool to achieve the maximum outcome for each and every child.
Anne served as a founding board member for the The Darcy School, now Chatham Day School in Chatham, NJ, providing input and consultation for support services and program development, and has been a long standing trustee for the Madison Montessori School in Madison, NJ.
Committed to giving back, Anne enjoys mentoring high school, undergraduate and graduate level students in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and providing screenings to area preschools.
Anne and her loving husband Loren live in Chatham and are blessed with three grown sons.