Our Staff

Jean Allegretto  |   Bernadette Lynch  |   Patty Frank
Denise Marino  |   Moira Kelly

Jean Allegretto
Jean Allegretto, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jean is the founder of Allegretto Therapy Services LLC and a Speech and Language Pathologist who earned her Master of Arts degree in communicative disorders from West Chester University in 1999. She holds a Professional Level II Teaching Certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and a Clinical Certificate of Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
 
Jean has extensive training and experience in various communication methods, apraxia of speech, articulation, and language development. She is also skilled in techniques that address sensory and behavior challenges.
 
Jean has worked in various settings throughout her career with individuals that exhibit a wide range of communication needs. Her practice has focused on those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down syndrome, and developmental delays, as well as those with challenging behaviors and sensory needs. She is passionate about educating her clients from her experiences, while delivering speech therapy that promotes confidence and encourages individuals to be successful communicators. She feels privileged to have helped so many families, and she looks forward to helping many more!
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Bernadette M. Lynch
Bernadette M. Lynch, MA, CCC-SLP
Bernadette is a Speech and Language Pathologist who earned her Master of Arts degree in communication disorders from West Chester University in 1990. She holds a Professional Level II Teaching Certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and a Clinical Certificate of Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
 
Bernadette has broadbased clinical knowledge and experience in working with individuals with varying disabilities and communication needs. Her expertise is extensive in the areas of articulation and language development of children diagnosed with Down syndrome, autism, and developmental delays, as well as those with attention and behavioral challenges. Bernadette's special areas of interest and training include early communication/language development, apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, and establishing functional communication.
 
Bernadette strongly believes in a team approach and values the importance of family involvement. She enjoys sharing information with families and is always excited to relay information about client progress. Bernadette feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to learn from her clients and to help them reach their full potential.
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Patty Frank
Patty Frank, M.S., CCC-SLP
Patty is a Speech-Language Pathologist who earned her Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
 
Patty has worked in various settings throughout her career and has experience treating a wide range of communication and swallowing needs of individuals of all ages. Her areas of interest include phonology/articulation, expressive language, stuttering, cognitive-communication skills, voice, aphasia, and swallowing disorders.
 
Patty enjoys responding to the changing needs of her clients and families, and values the importance of family/caregiver teamwork and support. She targets functional skills for improved communication with family, friends, and the community at large. She is grateful for the opportunity to help families achieve their goals, and celebrates the joy of every accomplishment.
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Denise Marino
Denise Marino, MPT
Denise is a Physical Therapist who earned her Master Degree in Physical Therapy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA in 1999. She has extensive experience working age groups from birth through adulthood in various settings, including outpatient facilities, home-based, center-based, and educational environments. She has broad based clinical knowledge and experience working with individuals with various disabilities and developmental needs.
 
Denise enjoys working not only with the individuals she services but the families as well. She strongly believes in a team approach and the importance of teaching skills within the priorities and goals of the family.
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Moira Kelly
Moira Kelly
Moira is a Speech-Language Pathologist, who graduated from Temple University in 2006. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
 
Moira has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including acute care, early intervention, and private practice. She enjoys treating clients of various ages and with varying diagnoses. Her areas of interest include articulation/phonology, early language development, feeding, and AAC.
 
Moira feels strongly about treating the individual needs of each client and facilitating functional communication skills. She believes in a team approach and enjoys working closely with families to ensure carryover to the home environment as well as to celebrate the communication victories that each client demonstrates over time.
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