Sign Up for InterAct: Theatre & Therapy Lab's 2019/2020 Classes!




  • STORY CORNER (For ages 3-5yrs): Mondays 2:30-3:30pm
  • LITERACY AND LISTENING (For ages 5-8yrs): Mondays 3:30-4:30pm or Thursdays 4:00- 5:00pm
  • FINE MOTOR FUN (For ages 3-5 yrs): Mondays 5:15-6:15pm
  • SOCIAL SHAKESPEARE (For ages 7-12yrs): Mondays 6:15-7:15pm
  • TODDLER SENSORY EXPLORATION (For ages 18 mo - 3 yrs): Tuesdays 9:30-10:30am
  • HANDWRITING CLUB (For ages 5-8 yrs): Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm
  • TUTORING (For ages 5-10yrs): Scheduled upon request.
  • INTERACT THEATRE AND THERAPY LAB ENSEMBLE (For ages 6 -10 yrs): Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm
  • STORYBOOK SOCIAL THEATRE (For ages 4-7 yrs): Saturdays 3:30- 4:30

It's not too late to join the fun! Click here for more details! Sign up today!

Email info(at) with Subject: InterAct Spring Classes, Group Name & Day (include your child’s name & age in email)


Chatty Child is excited to announce that we are now accepting new clients for the upcoming 2018 to 2019 school year. We are now offering speech, occupational and physical therapy (ST/OT/PT) through NYCDOE CPSE and CSE; Early Intervention; and private pay with fully coded invoices for out of network reimbursement. 

We are expanding our personalized center to include speech, occupational, and now physical therapy. These services are provided in a warm, inviting and creative therapeutic space. Our therapists are highly experienced, passionate, and caring professionals. 

We are growing our speech, occupational and physical therapies team and therapeutic space to meet the current needs of our community.  If you are interested in learning more about the Chatty Child team, and would like to schedule services for the upcoming school year please email: info(at)

Welcome to Chatty Child™

Chatty Child™ is a personalized therapeutic center for children and their families conveniently based in downtown Manhattan. Treatment sessions and services are provided in a beautiful, state-of-the-art center. The Chatty Child Center is comprised of a large sensory room, individual treatment rooms, and a comfortable, inviting waiting and resource room with internet and wifi connection for parents and caregivers. At Chatty Child, We...

  • EMPOWER each CHILD to find a voice.
  • EMPOWER the FAMILY to effectively communicate with the child.
  • CREATE a positive learning environment for the child.
  • CREATE a unique, challenging, imaginative, and fun learning experience.
  • ENCOURAGE exploration through play and meaningful sensory experiences.

Chatty Child was founded and created by speech-language pathologist Heather Boerner MA, CCC/SLP, TSHH, who has more than 14 years’ experience in the field.

Coming Soon...

Has Your Child Met Carrie?

The Learning Adventures
of Carrie the Colorful Chameleon 
An imaginative story to empower and inspire children. 

By Heather Lynn Boerner, MA, CCC-SLP, TSHH

Illustrations by Gavin Scott

The Learning Adventures of Carrie the Colorful Chameleon is written by Chatty Child founder and speech therapist Heather Boerner as a read-aloud book for children along with their parents and caregivers. Although it is not yet available for purchase, the book has been used as a therapeutic tool in our workshops and the children just love Carrie! 

Click here to reserve your copy today!

Contents Copyright © 2018 by Heather Lynn Boerner – All Rights Reserved

Words that Inspire Us

“In praising a child, we love and praise not that what is, but that which we hope for.” – Goethe

“Children learn through gentle direction and persuasive teaching.” – Thomas S. Monson

“There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children – one is roots, the other, wings.” – Stephen Covey

Top 10 speech language pathologists in New York, NY
A New York winner of the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in Speech Language Pathology