Shelby Camhi graduated from the University of Maryland in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts of Speech and Hearing Sciences. She then earned a Masters Degree in the sciences of Speech and Language Pathology from the College of New Jersey in 2001.
About Shelby Camhi
Shelby is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed in New Jersey as well as New York. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the National Down Syndrome Society, the Apraxia Network, and COSAC (New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community).
While practicing, Shelby has focused her interests and education on the treatment of speech and language disorders related to young and school age children. She completed her clinical competency at Children's Specialized Hospital, an affiliate of The Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center. Upon completion of her clinical year, Shelby was asked to remain on as part of the team treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), motor speech disorders, aphasia, tracheotomy, cognitive deficits, dysarthria, dysphagia (swallowing and feeding disorder), and medically fragile infants post NICU/PICU.
Shelby has attended and successfully completed an intensive
ORAL MOTOR training at TALKTOOLS in Tucson, Arizona. A hands on emersion program taught by Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson and her staff at Innovative Therapist International. Shelby is a highly trained oral motor specialist who is able to utilize an oral motor approach for speech production, feeding, and improved speech praxis.
Upon opening a private practice, Shelby obtained
further training in:
• Apraxia of Speech from Nancy Kaufman MA CCC-SLP
• Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders- SOS Approach (advanced) Kay Toomey, PhD
• Sensory Integration from Lise Gerard Faulise MS, OTR/L,
BCP and Stacey E. Szkult MS, OTR/L
• Son-Rise Program for children on the Autism Spectrum
• Myofunctional Therapy from Roberta Pierce M.A.T.,
• Foreign Accent Reduction from Arthur Compton
"It has been a pleasure working with Shelby for the past three years. Shelby is extremely knowledgeable about oral motor and speech therapy and her recommendations have been so helpful. Our daughter Julia has made amazing progress with Shelby's help. Shelby is so kind and patient with the children and uses play to achieve her goals. Julia loves going to "Shelby's House" and we are so lucky to have found her."
- June & Matthew Traiger