Islandia, NY Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, Inc. announced that Tina M. Rocco M.A. CCC-SLIP, HPCS, a well-respected speech language pathologist has been recognized by the American Hippotherapy Association as the recipient of The Barbara Glasow Therapist of the Year Award for 2019. Rocco’s practice, Speech Language Pathology in Motion, utilizes uses interactions with horses, equine movement (hippotherapy) and the farm environment at Pal-O-Mine within its speech therapy sessions to support a variety of speech and language goals.
SLPIM Owner, Tina M. Rocco M.A. CCC-SLP, HPCS appeared in "Long Island Business News" in recognition of her receiving the 2019 American Hippotherapy Association Barbara Glasow Therapist of the Year award. The award was presented at the American Hippotherapy Association international conference in Lexington KY on March 23rd, 2019. The Barbara Glasow Therapist of Year Award is intended to recognize the exceptional achievements of therapists who utilize hippotherapy as a treatment tool within their practice.
September 26, 2018
Combining a Passion for Speech Therapy and Horses Molloy College Alumna Tina M. Rocco Brings Hope and Help to Children and Families:
While Tina M. Rocco, BS ('05), MA CCC-SLP, HPCS, was a student at Molloy College, she was on the equestrian team, was the team captain in 2004-05, and qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Finals, and went on to receive an MA in speech-language pathology. In 2011 Tina combined her passion for speech pathology and horses and opened her private practice Speech Language Pathology in Motion. In 2016 she started the C.A.M.P. Program to help children practice critical speech and language skills with peers, while also providing a positive summer experience.
March 1, 2016
Article By: Katie Carroll, The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI). "Horses and Speech Therapy - The Unexpected Connection: An Interview with Tina Rocco, M.A. CCC-SLP, HPCS"
May 1st, 2012
L.I. Pulse Article: Tina M. Rocco, owner of Speech Language Pathology in Motion, has become a Board Certified Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist (HPCS).