Alisha Desai

M.S., CCC-SLP

Rockaway, New Jersey

4.87 / 5 avg

12 Reviews

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About me

Hello! I'm Alisha. I became a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP) in 2015. I grew up surrounded by a family that worked in healthcare. My mom is a PT and opened my eyes to the world of rehabilitation. I was introduced to speech-language pathology and became interested when learning that the scope of practice covered so many different aspects. I love that this profession allows you to have variety throughout your day. I have worked in outpatient, inpatient rehab, acute care, skilled nursing, and assisted living settings.

Practice details and specialties

states licensed to practice

New Jersey

California

Tennessee

languages spoken

English

Education and training

B.S., Misericordia University

M.S., Misericordia University

specialties

Early Language Development

Acquired Apraxia

Adult Articulation

Adult Dysphagia

Adult Fluency/Stuttering

Adult Social-Pragmatics

Aphasia

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Aural Rehabilitation

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Dysarthria

Early Language Development

Executive Functioning

Parkinson’s

Pediatric Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

Pediatric Articulation/Phonological Disorder

Pediatric Fluency/Stuttering

Pediatric/Adolescent Social-Pragmatics

Tongue Thrust

Traumatic Brain Injury

Voice

Other interests

I am on a mission to visit all the National Parks in the US. I enjoy hiking, playing with my dog, and experiencing different parts of the world.

Patient Reviews

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12 reviews

Profissional execelente, paciente, prestativa !

T.S.D./Feb 8, 2024

Our therapist Alisha Desai is AWESOME! My son looks forward to his sessions with her. She is really helping him feel more confident when he speaks. I highly recommend her!!

L.M./Feb 8, 2024

Wonderful, excellent, and attentive service and professional.

I.L.S./Jan 18, 2024

Alisha was my 4.5 yr old daughter’s therapist. She did an amazing job engaging her with games and tasks and gave homework that was doable as a busy parent and kid. Scheduling was easy too.

A.S./Dec 27, 2023

J.M.P./Dec 6, 2023

A.G./Nov 22, 2023

alisa is great

G.B./Nov 14, 2023

Alisha has consistently been inventive and adaptable in her approach to making progress with my sister who is not able to speak due to a stroke about a year ago. (My sister) looks forward to our sessions with Alisha and is always up beat after we are finished and have time to practice some of the exercises.

S.E./Oct 3, 2023

How are therapist was fantastic I'm sad to go but I will be practicing all that we've learned to better (my child's) speech thank you guys so much

N.B./Sep 15, 2023

N.B./Aug 29, 2023

The speech and language pathologist was very nice and had clear goals and instructions. The only issues experienced had to do with the connection on the video call.

L.V./Aug 16, 2023

Alisha Desai is excellent! Very professional, flexible with a highly energetic toddler, and positive. Her advice has made a significant impact on my son's ability to express himself verbally!

A.O./Jun 27, 2023

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