Dana K. Hockenbury
1345 Sixth Avenue
Manhattan, New York, 10105
Dana K. Hockenbury has been working as a Certified Orofacial Myologist since February 2009. Her private practice is dedicated to the treatment of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders. She completed the intensive course work in Orofacial Myology in 2007 with the Academy of Orofacial Myology overseen by the International Association for Orofacial Myology (IAOM) www.iaom.com and an internship in 2009. To date, she is the only speech clinician in Manhattan to hold this advanced certification.
She also is a practicing Speech and Language Pathologist with the New York City Board of Education. For over 22 years, Dana has been working with the elementary school age population treating a variety of disorders including articulation, oral-motor, fluency and receptive and expressive language disorders. She is licensed to practice Speech-Language Pathology in the state of New York and Massachusetts.
Dana completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders at Northeastern University, Boston, MA in 1985 and her Masters in Communication Disorders at Lehman College, NY in 2005.
She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is listed in the ASHA directory @www.asha.org. Dana received an ACE Award for continuing education from ASHA for her participation in many continuing educational conferences, where several were on the topic of oral motor and articulation disorders. She is an active member of the IAOM and currently serves on the Mentoring Committee for those seeking their certification in Orofacial Myology.
Dana is the founder of the Tri-State Orofacial Myology Study Club supporting Orofacial Myologists from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She is also a member of the Dentofacial Study Group of New York and the SoCal OFM Study Club of Southern California.
Dana has worked in a variety of settings including public schools, private residential rehabilitation centers and TBI centers.
She enjoys long-distance cycling and is the founder and president of the active Washington Heights Gardening Crew in 1990 in Upper Manhattan.