Speech Therapy in Metuchen and Edison



K. Bruce Harpster, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

>About K. Bruce Harpster

K. Bruce Harpster, M.A., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in private practice in Central New Jersey, specializing in treatment of children with autism, severe language delay and other disorders of speech and communication

He holds a license to practice speech-language pathology in the State of New Jersey, a
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a member of both the  New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association and ASHA. 

As an SLP, Bruce served as 
an adjunct instructor at the Program in American Language Studies, Rutgers University and was on staff at the Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex County -- Lakeview School, Roosevelt Hospital in Edison, New Jersey, and with the Woodbridge Board of Education, Matthew Jago School.

Before becoming an SLP, he taught for ten years at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. 

Bruce is a certified provider of the Compton P-ESL Accent Modification Program and enjoys providing accent-modification services and public-speaking instruction to working professionals who wish to improve their English-language intelligibility and public-speaking skills.

His academic degrees include an A.A.S. in Theatre from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, a B.A. with Highest Honors in Linguistics from Rutgers and an M.A. in Communication Disorders from Kean University.

Professional areas of interest include:

Foreign Accent Instruction
Accent modification and accent reduction are the two main terms
for this specialized form of ESL instruction

Voice disorders and vocal production and theatrical performance skills
Voice evaluation and treatment, voice coaching

Presentation skills
Public speaking and theatre performance skills
communication and  in the educational and business settings

Study and academic skills
Students' In-class and at-home academic skills
Memory,test-taking and classroom-performance skills

Therapy and assessment
NJ-based speech-language pathology services
for swallowing, augmentative and alternative communication, speech, language, and literacy skills

Fluency and speech skills
Stuttering and Other Disorders of Fluency

Written and verbal narrative language
Writing and speaking skills for the improvement of academic performance and participation

K. Bruce Harpster, M.A., CCC-SLP

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Mail:                                       Office (by appointment):
          P.O. Box 326                                
  200 Middlesex-Essex Tnpk, Suite 306
         Metuchen, NJ 08840                        Iselin, NJ  08830 
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