Speech, Language & Learning Services of Marin-Sonoma's professional staff members are all licensed by State of California and certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (www.asha.org).
The professional experience of our staff ensures complete and expert diagnosis along with appropriate treatment of clients ranging from infants to seniors.

Marin Therapists

Robin RossmanRobin Rossman

Clinical Director, San Rafael Office
M.A., C.C.C.
Robin Rossman received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology from California State University at Hayward and her Master of Arts degree from the University of Denver in 1976.  She is licensed and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association as a Speech/Language Pathologist.  Her special interests and expertise include diagnosis and treatment of childhood speech and language disorders, communication problems associated with auditory processing disorders, craniofacial anomalies and voice pathology.  Robin is a certified provider for the SpeechEasy™ device for stuttering and the Fast ForWord┬« programs.  She has completed a Master's Class in Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Dysfunctions.


Barbara BirdBarbara Bird

Barbara   graduated Summa Cum Laude from California State University, Fullerton, with a Master of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders. She is licensed by the State of California and is certified by the American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA). Areas of speciality include language-based learning disabilities and early intervention for students at-risk for reading problems.  Barbara has been trained in the Slingerland and Orton-Gillingham methods, and is certified by Read America to provide reading instruction using the Phono-Graphix program.  She has been certified by the Melvin Smith Learning Center in 1999 as a Dyslexia Remediation Specialist, to provide instruction to remediate auditory processing, visual memory, and auditory memory learning differences.  Additionally, she has been trained to use Read Naturally in teaching reading fluency. Barbara has had 20 years experience teaching in the public and private school settings, in specialized schools for children with learning differences, and in rehabilitation centers.

Babs Bryant

M.S. C.C.C.Babs Bryant
Received her Bachelor's Degree and Restricted Credential in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 1972 from Chico State University. Babs went on to complete her Masters of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders at the University of New Mexico.  She has worked for the San Francisco schools, operated a small private practice and was the Director of Speech Pathology at Kentfield Rehabilitation Hospital.  She currently works for the Petaluma School District where she enjoys her work with adolescents and social pragmatic communication disorders. Babs originally joined Speech, Language & Learning Services of Marin-Sonoma in 1985. Her special interests are in right hemisphere function and dysphagia.



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