About Us

Rosanna Lee, PT, C/NDT graduated with honors from New York University in 1997
and has accumulated more than 26 years of experience working in a wide range of
pediatric settings. These include early intervention centers, pre-schools, public schools,
therapy/sensory gyms, homes, and hospitals. In 2011, she co-founded SSBL with an
unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality care to her clients. Please click here to read parent testimonials.

Rosanna is well-versed in an array of training and certifications, including proficiency in Electrical Stimulation and Susan Hasting’s protocol. She completed the 8-week certification program in the Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) Approach for Children, which focuses on the assessment of children’s posture and movement patterns and facilitates more efficient and fluid movement patterns, making functional tasks such as running and jumping more joyful and easy. Rosanna also completed the 2-week Advanced NDT Baby (0-12 months old) course and the Advanced NDT Ribcage and Upper Extremity course. Furthermore, she has completed numerous sensory integration courses and obtained the 4-week long Sensory Integration Praxis Testing (SIPT) certification
program. Rosanna is proficient in Greenspan’s DIR/Floortime model, which emphasizes
keeping a child motivated and engaged during play. She has also completed coursework
in Total Motion Release, a 1-week intensive on Foot and Ankle Management,
Developmental Orthopedics, Breathing and Posture, pilates and yoga, and incorporates
that into the strengthening and flexibility portion of her treatment exercises. Rosanna
combines her knowledge in all these areas of development for a “whole child” treatment

Rosanna offers in-person and telehealth treatment, and she enjoys combining telehealth
with in-person therapy for coaching carryover activities for families. She has also
successfully coached families solely via telehealth to help them achieve their goals.
Rosanna provides private PT evaluations, treatment, and detailed home exercise
programs, and is also a treatment provider for Early Intervention and CPSE. She is
fluent in English, and conversant in Toisanese, and Cantonese.

Rosanna Lee, PT, C/NDT, C-SIPT


Natalie Kimmelman Maroni, MA, CCC-SLP/TSLD is a Brooklyn-based speech-language pathologist who received her M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from New York University and her B.A. from Columbia University. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCCs) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), her New York State Speech-Language Pathology license, and her certificate as a Teacher of Speech and Language Disabilities (TSLD). She has been the co-owner of SSBL since 2017, and continues to cherish SSBL as a collaborative, joyful space. In private practice, as well as during her years at the Rebecca School, Natalie has worked with autistic children and adolescents, as well as those with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Fragile X Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, and global developmental delays. Natalie specializes in addressing expressive and receptive language delays, articulation and phonological disorders, social/pragmatic differences, and motor-based speech disorders such as apraxia of speech. Additionally, Natalie has extensive experience working closely with families and school-based teams to support users of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems and devices, as well as to support families beginning to navigate AAC options. Natalie is trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets), DTTC (Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cuing), DIR-Floortime, and Natural Language Aquisition/ Gestalt Language Processing (NLA/GLP). Through her years working as an assistant kindergarten teacher in the public schools, she has experience supporting children as they develop early literacy skills and phonemic awareness, and is trained in the Wilson Fundations Language Basics program. As a therapist, parent, and older “sib” to a great autistic guy, she is committed to neurodiversity-affirming, collaborative, play-based care. Natalie is passionate about combining evidence-based practice, creative play, and engaging child-led activities to foster growth, and about working closely with families to support joyful language exploration and achieve speech and language goals. Please click here to read parent testimonials.

Natalie Kimmelman Maroni, MA, CCC-SLP/TSLD


Michelle Stöhr, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and Feldenkrais practitioner who has worked in a variety of settings, including in-patient and outpatient hospital settings, neonatal units, early intervention, school for learning disabilities, and private clinics. Through the SIPT Certification program and participation in the Level 1 Mentorship program with the STAR Center, she has gained vast knowledge and training in Sensory Processing Disorder treatment and evaluation. Her treatment approach is deeply influenced by Stanley Greenspan’s Floortime approach that supports engagement, relationship, critical thinking skills and empowering the families through education.  She takes a holistic view of development and growth, paying close attention to the processes of learning and curiosity. She feels honored to be able to witness the self-growth of the child and their ever-expanding potential while forging the bond between the parent and child.

Michelle has also received training in iLs, Therapeutic Listening, neuro-developmental techniques, DIR/Floortime, cranio-sacral therapy, mindfulness training, and yoga, as well as various handwriting and typing programs (Handwriting Without Tears, Size Matters, PAL). She co-founded the BOND project, which runs movement based group with parents and their infants. She also provides school consults for accommodations or modifications a child may need in his or her classroom environment to optimize learning.

Michelle Stöhr

Michelle Stöhr, OTR/L


Marina Tseytlin, MS, CCC-SLP is a fully licensed speech-language pathologist with a Master of Science Degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from New York University. Marina’s clinical career includes working with pediatric and adolescent clients presenting with a wide range of speech and language disorders as well as feeding difficulties. Marina has found her clinical passion in working with individuals with global developmental delays and complex communication needs, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and strengths-based therapy approaches that build on personal interests and shared meaningful social interactions. Marina considers collaboration with families to be a crucial part of her intervention strategy.

Marina Tseytlin, MS, CCC-SLP