Rhonda Davis will join Avenues as our speech and language specialist. She has run her own private practice in speech and language pathology for the last 13 years. She also served as an early childhood consultant for Worldwide Orphans Foundation, where she co-created and piloted an early intervention program for orphans and vulnerable children living in Haiti and Bulgaria. She acted as speech language pathologist at Stephen Gaynor School in New York for four years, where she supported students with a variety of language and learning differences.
Rhonda’s other work experience includes four years at the Stanley S. Lamm Institute in Brooklyn, where she provided diagnostic assessments and individualized intervention for children of all ages with academic, behavioral and developmental delays or disorders. She also served as the senior speech pathologist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Queens and as a speech language pathologist at the Karen Horney Therapeutic Nursery in New York City.
Rhonda graduated from State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. in political science, before receiving an M.A. in speech-language pathology from Montclair University (Montclair, NJ). During her studies, Rhonda spent a year studying at Tel Aviv University (Israel).
Rhonda is a certified member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and is on the advocacy committee for the Citizens Committee for Children of New York City.
Rhonda loves to travel and is currently focused on achieving her goal of visiting all 50 U.S. states. She is a beginner Spanish speaker and is committed to improving her language skills along with the students at Avenues.