Linda Morrissey is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. Linda graduated from Loyola College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, magna cum laude. She received her Master of Science degree from Seton Hall University. Linda is a highly qualified speech-language pathologist that is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also licensed in the state of New Jersey and is a certified Speech-Language Specialist for the Department of Education in the state of New Jersey.
- Nationally certified member – Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Licensed Speech Language Pathologist, State of New Jersey
- Certified Speech Language Specialist, State of New Jersey Department of Education
- Certified Speech Language Pathologist Service Provider for Early Intervention, New Jersey Early Intervention System (NJEIS)
- NOMAS trained
- Infant trained feeding specialist
Her work experiences include outpatient feeding and speech/language therapy, inpatient feeding and swallowing evaluation and therapy, private practice, and early intervention services. She has worked with a wide range of infants and children from neonates - adolescents. Linda has worked closely with multidisciplinary teams including physical therapists, occupational therapists, developmental pediatricians, gastroenterologists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric psychologists, social workers, and behavioral therapists. Linda specializes in evaluation of motor, sensory, behavioral feeding difficulties and development of an individualized feeding treatment plan. She has helped families and children manage feeding difficulties related to a variety of diagnoses, including the following: Prematurity, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Food Allergy, Autism, Down syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, Cleft lip and palate, Hypotonia, Cerebral Palsy, Seizure Disorder, Developmental Delays, many different genetic syndromes as well as Mitochondrial diseases. She has experience working with children and families to create and implement feeding programs and transition therapy goals into the home environment. Linda enjoys helping families achieve feeding goals and minimize stress related to mealtime. Linda is dedicated to promoting positive feeding experience for infants, children, and families to set a strong foundation for long term feeding behaviors