In-Person & Remote Therapy Sessions Now Available for Fall

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Fall scheduling is underway!

Click here for more details about teletherapy services.

Click here for details about in-person policies and procedures.

Please email heatherb@chattychild.com 
to schedule your fall sessions.
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Welcome to Chatty Child™

Chatty Child™ is a personalized therapeutic center for children and their families conveniently based in downtown Manhattan. We offer speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and a variety of therapeutic group classes. 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 16 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.” – Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

“Every child is an artist.” – Pablo Picasso

“The things that make me different are the things that make me me.” - Winnie-the-Pooh character by A.A. Milne, Author

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” - Christopher Robin character by A.A. Milne, Author

“A parent’s pledge:  I promise to speak out for my and other people’s children” – Marian Wright Edelman

"Think and wonder, wonder and think.  Only you can control your future. You will be on your way up!  You’ll be seeing great sights!  You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights!" - Dr. Seuss aka Theodor Seuss Geisel

“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

“I am strong.  I am not wrong!  I love to explore the world around me. I am the best me – that I can be!  I love being me!” – Carrie-the-Colorful Chameleon character by Lynn Boerner, Author & Owner of Chatty Child

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A New York winner of the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in Speech Language Pathology