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LIU Brooklyn Bridget DwyerBridget Dwyer, M.S., CCC-SLP
Professor Bridget Dwyer is the Clinic Director of the Downtown Brooklyn Speech–Language-Hearing Clinic. She has had almost thirty years professional experiences as a clinician, supervisor and administrator while working in a variety of medical, clinical and educational settings. Professor Dwyer's particular area of expertise is in working with infants and toddlers with developmental speech and language delays and oral-motor deficits.


LIU Brooklyn Eric JacksonEric Jackson, M.S., CCC-SLP
Eric Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP is a New York State licensed speech-language pathologist who works with people who stutter of all ages. He holds an Adjunct Professor position at Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus, where he teaches the graduate stuttering/voice course and supervises graduate students in the speech and hearing clinic. Eric is a person who stutters and co-founder and former co-host of the StutterTalk podcast. He served as Chapter Leader of the National Stuttering Association at Brooklyn College from 2008-2011 and has volunteered and presented at many self-help and professional workshops and conferences around the country. Eric is currently a doctoral student at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York.

LIU Brooklyn George PaganoGeorge Pagano, M.S., CCC-SLP
George Pagano, M.S. CCC-SLP , is a part-time clinical supervisor at the Downtown Brooklyn Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. He received his Bachelor's degree from Fairfield University, and his Master of Science degree from Long Island University-Brooklyn. He holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association, is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology in New York State, and holds the Teacher of Speech-Hearing Handicapped license. He has been practicing for thirteen years mainly with school age children with articulation and language learning disabilities.

LIU Brooklyn Jason RosasJason Rosas, M.S., CCC-SLP
Jason Rosas is a bilingual speech-language pathologist with over 10 years of experience working with children and adults of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. His clinical experience includes the areas of pediatric speech and language disorders, reading disabilities, aphasia, motor speech disorders, dysphagia, and pediatric feeding disorders. He has specialized training in multi-sensory reading therapy and PROMPT. Jason is currently pursuing his doctorate at the CUNY Graduate Center studying reading disabilities and electrophysiology.


LIU Brooklyn Maria TusaMaria Tusa, M.A., CCC-SLP
Maria Tusa is a Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Faculty at Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus. She has provided Speech and Language Services for the past 13 years working with individuals of varying age groups who present communication disorders such as language/learning disabilities, articulation, feeding challenges, apraxia and stuttering. She works with graduate student clinicians as well as teaching various seminar courses. She is an active member of the American Speech-Hearing Association (ASHA) and New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) and has presented her unique approach to therapy with Adults with Learning Disabilities based on a constructivist paradigm. She has been an active member of the clinical supervision group at LIU for the past 5 years period. She has participated in state and national conferences presenting the LIU model of reflective supervision.