Penina Rybak

Penina Rybak, MA/CCC-SLP A dynamic instructor and respected clinician who specializes in social skills development for young children with special needs, particularly those with autism spectrum disorders.She began providing services to young children with special needs in home-based early intervention, centered-based preschool intervention, self-contained school-age classrooms, and private practice. Penina participated in the 1995-2000 New York State TRAID Project, which worked to improve communication options in special education by integrating assistive technology in the classroom. She earned her degree from New York University in speech-language pathology.

Financial: Penina Rybak receives a honorarium from Education Resources as well as royalty payments from AppleTM Inc.
Non-Financial: She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Advance Magazine Feature written by Penina
Outlining herSocially Speaking Social Skills Curriculum.

Penina offers advice and thoughts to one of your clinical challenges

Penina 's Courses:

Socially Speaking for Young Children with Autism and Special Needs

\"This workshop was invaluable to me! I feel that the information and your enthusiasm for this topic will help me with the children that I\'ve felt \"stuck\" in my caseload. The information on emotions and humor is fabulous and makes so much sense! Thank you. You have obviously done your homework and have done such a great job of communicating your curriculum. Looking forward to getting your book!\" - Kristine Hitchen

\"Penina was engaging, enthusiastic and passionate about social skills and therapeutic strategies to assist children with Autism and Special Needs. She was very well prepared and provided functional techniques and handouts for the registrants.\"-Kate Campbell