Speech Therapists

Jeanine Mitchell, M.S. CCC-SLP
Jeanine is a New York State Certified Speech – Language Pathologist with a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University. She has more than 20 years’ experience in early intervention, preschool and school age settings in diagnostic evaluation, therapy planning and implementation, and augmentative/alternative communication for the remediation of a wide range of feeding and swallowing, communication disorders and disabilities.  She has worked at extensively at BOCES (EI), and also at Kids-R-Special preschool, Baldwinsville School District, Syracuse City School District and at Syracuse University where she works as a supervisor of graduate students in SLP. She has ASHA certification as a CCC-SLP. Jeanine lives with her family in Baldwinsville.
 
Mary Lehan, M.S. CCC-SLP
Mary is a New York State Certified Speech – Language Pathologist with a Master’s Degree from SUNY - Geneseo. She has more than 10 years’ experience in EI, preschool and school age settings in diagnostic evaluation, therapy planning and implementation working with children with a wide range of diagnosis.  In addition to Sprout, Mary also works for OCM BOCES in a 2-3 year-old 12-1-4 classroom. Mary has worked directly for Oswego County Health Department as an independent contractor, providing SLP services in the home setting. At the same time, she also worked for Oswego County BOCES, providing service in the home as well as in the classroom. Mary is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP) and has extensive continuing education training.
 
Meghan Francis, M.S. CCC-SLP
Meghan joins the staff of Sprout Therapy Group with a diverse background in Speech and Language Patholoy. Meghan has worked with pre-schoolers and school age children in the North Syracuse School District for 14 years. Meghan also has extensive preschool and early intervention experience as an itinerant provider and evaluator for Onondaga County.  Her experience covers a wide-range of multiply handicapped children. Meghan’s undergraduate degree is from Russell Sage College where she received dual certification in elementary education and special education. Her M.S. in SLP is from Syracuse University. Megan is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP).
 
Brittany Kirchner
Brittany recently earned a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University and has clinical experience with children of all ages. While completing her degree, Brittany managed a full caseload of pre-school SCSD students at Parkside Children’s Center. She has provided intervention to children with autism, verbal apraxia, Downs’ syndrome, articulation, language and stuttering disorders, nonverbal communicators. She has extensive work with the latest communication technologies including ipad applications. While completing her CFY she will be under the direction on Sprout’s Director of Speech and Language, Jeanine Mitchell.