Who We Are

Who We Are

Shery Seewald- M.S. Ed, M.S, CCC-SLP

Shery Seewald, founder of NJ STEPS, is not only a dual certified speech pathologist and special education teacher, she is also a mother to 3 young children. As a therapist and mother, Shery understands that there is nothing more sacred than the well being and development of your child.IMG_3076

Janelle Sous- M.A, CCC-SLP

Janelle Sous started working at NJ STEPS in January, 2017 as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from James Madison University and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Montclair State University. She works part-time at our office while also working full-time as a school-based Speech Language Pathologist in the Franklin Lakes Public School District. Janelle loves incorporating children’s interests into the therapy session to make it a motivating and effective therapeutic experience.

Lily Fritsch

Lily Fritsch started working at NJ STEPS in January, 2016. She is our office manager at NJ STEPS and the smiling face you are greeted with when you walk in the door. Lily works part-time in our office while also being a full-time student attending William Paterson University to obtain her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.



What We Believe

Communication is the gateway to human connection. When speech and language is impaired, children lose that connection. Our mission is to connect your child to the world of speech and language and the people around them through an array of therapeutic techniques as well as patience and practice.