Erin (Byrne) Darcy is a clinically certified and New York State licensed speech-language pathologist who graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Science/Disorders in 2016 and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2018. She began working for the Goshen Speech and Hearing Center in 2018 as a graduate student under the speech supervisor, Robin Seccafico. Erin then completed her clinical fellowship year and is now a part-time provider with the practice.
Erin specializes in working with children ages 4-21 with developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and receptive/expressive language delays. She has provided support, training, and evaluation/treatment for nonverbal patients who require Alternative/Augmentative forms of communication, such as high tech devices, PECS, and other means of assistive technology. In addition, she recently received formal training in PROMPT therapy that she uses with her patients to encourage an increase in verbalizations as well as improve speech sound precision. She has also worked with a variety of ages, ranging from age 2 to 102, different ability levels, and various communication disorders, such as stuttering, oral-motor/feeding deficits, voice disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, aphasia, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Erin has taken formal classes in Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT), the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), foundational feeding evaluation and therapy, ADHD management and treatment, and parent-provider collaboration & support. Erin is invested in patient care and follow-up, in which she has collaborated with patients’ educators, physicians, service providers and families to provide the best plan of care possible. Erin is a passionate team member of the practice, a loyal advocate to her patients, and a valuable asset to the Goshen Speech and Hearing Center!