Advanced Clinical Experience • Committed to Evidence-Informed Care

NeurogeniCSS is a Newtown-based, privately owned speech pathology practice with focus on helping adults with communication & swallowing challenges. We are committed to providing highly personalized & specialized services to maximize recovery & improve quality of life.

Amanda Chalofsky, MS, CCC-SLP

Owner | Speech-Language Pathologist Amanda is a medical Speech-Language Pathologist who is passionate about helping adults with communication & swallowing challenges. She has clinical experience in acute care hospitals (including comprehensive stroke centers, intensive care, neurocritical care & trauma), acute rehabilitation, private practice & outpatient clinics. Prior to a career in speech pathology, Amanda worked in healthcare for a Defense Health Agency (DHA) contractor for nearly six (6) years. At that time, she was responsible for managing regulatory affairs and clinical quality-related aspects of the U.S. Armed Forces' healthcare overseas. Throughout her career, she developed a strong passion for working with adults with neurogenic communication disorders & dysphagia. After realizing a need for high quality, specialized medical speech pathology services in our community, she founded NeurogeniCSS in 2020. Amanda holds a Master of Science in Communicative Sciences & Disorders from New York University and a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University. She completed a fellowship in medical speech pathology at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health in Hamilton, NJ. Amanda is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a two time recipient of ASHA's ACE Award. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Amanda also continues to maintain several hospital affiliations as she appreciates the importance of interdisciplinary care in both diagnostics & therapeutic intervention. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach in NJ, cooking & traveling.

Certifications / Specialized Training

  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Certified McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP) Provider
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD Certified Clinician
  • VitalStim Therapy & DINES (Dynamic Integration of NMES and Exercise for Swallowing)
  • AmpCare's Effective Swallowing Protocol (ESP)
  • Respiratory Muscle Strength Training (RMST)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA)
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences (ANCDS)
  • National Aphasia Association (NAA)
  • Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)