Uri Schneider, M.A. CCC-SLP is a partner in Schneider Speech (USA and Israel) and faculty at the School of Medicine at University of California at Riverside. Uri is recognized as a highly skilled clinician and an engaging educator and trainer; known for his broad range of professional experience, his passionate commitment to people and the profession, and his hallmark characteristics of creativity, sensitivity and positive spirit.
Clinically, Uri specializes in stuttering, voice, learning and speech improvement; working with both children and adults. He has helped people progress in the face of stuttering, voice problems, learning issues (including dyslexia, ADHD, language learning issues, Executive Functioning, Asperger’s Syndrome, Auditory Processing Disorder and more).
Uri has presented at professional seminars and workshops nationwide and abroad; he has published articles on the topics of stuttering, learning and personal and professional communication; and he co-produced two documentaries “Transcending Stuttering: The Inside Story” and “Going with the Flow: A Guide to Transcending Stuttering”. Uri is an active member and contributor to local, national and international professional organizations (ASHA, Special Interest Divisions for Fluency and Voice, NSA, SFA, NYSSLHA, LISHA, NYC Voice Group, ISHLA and AMBI). Uri also serves on the Health Advisory Committee of Worldwide B’Above Headstart.
Uri is an accomplished speech coach working with individuals and groups, in corporate and non-profit sectors.
Uri also serves as an educational consultant for families and institutions seeking to individualize the learning experience and increase the success of each learner. His latest projects include fostering online platforms for delivering services, self-help and professional development, as well as developing and implementing a program to measure and increase academic achievement in post-high-school gap-year programs in Israel.
Uri received his BA in Linguistics and Communication Disorders and Business, and his MA in Speech-Language Pathology from Queens College, CUNY. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, and he was awarded the prestigious Mitsui USA Scholarship. He also received rabbinical ordination at Beis Medrash L’Talmud.
Uri work experience spans two decades, includes diverse positions in corporate media training at Virgil Scudder & Associates, the New York City Department of Education, Lenox Hill hospital, the Summit School and as a private practitioner and consultant.
Uri enjoys running and spending time with his family (wife and four children).