Sharon D’Antuono, a licensed Speech Language Pathologist, brings over ten years experience working as a Speech Pathologist in the public schools and fourteen years of grant writing experience to her current role as the co-chair of the Alexander Group’s Therapy and Special Education Practice and as Lead Grant Writer. In her role as a school clinician, Sharon has developed individually designed programs for children with developmental disabilities, Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Apraxia, Articulation Disorders, Phonological Processing Disorder, Fluency Disorders, and Receptive/Expressive Language Delays.
In developing individualized programs Ms. D’Antuono utilizes a multidisciplinary approach and works closely with teachers, special educators, psychologists, occupational therapists, and other specialists to provide optimal, meaningful therapy that provides access for her students to the curriculum. This experience allows her to assist parents during their child’s transition into school programs and in their understanding of the IEP process and parental roles and responsibilities. Sharon (Ms. D’Antuono) is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and is the recipient of several ACE awards. She is accredited by Rhode Island’s Professional Licensing Board both through the Department of Health and the Department of Education. Sharon graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Master of Speech Pathology. She also possesses an MA in Educational Administration from Boston College and BA in English from Providence College. She is currently pursuing a certification in Special Education Administration. Sharon is a co-director for the Alexander Group’s Therapy and Special Education Practice.