Phone: (516) 434 6500


Degrees and Certifications:

I hold my professional teaching certification in Speech and Language Disabilities. I am a licensed New York State Speech Language Pathologist and hold my ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. I am the recipient of the PTA and SEPTA Life Membership Award, which is given to recognize individuals for their contributions to the welfare of children and youth.

Mrs. Hetzel Dand

Welcome to Mrs. Hetzel Speech and Language Page



Children are: 

AMAZING, acknowledge them

BELIEVABLE, trust them

CHILDLIKE, allow them 

DIVINE, honor them

ENERGETIC, nourish them

FALLIBLE, embrace them

GIFTS, treaure them

HERE, NOW, be with them

INNOCENT,  delight with them

JOYFUL, appreciate them

KINDHEARTED, learn from them

LOVEABLE, cherish them

MAGICAL, fly with them

NOBLE,  esteem them

OPEN-MINDED, respect them

PRECIOUS, value them

QUESTIONERS, encourage them 

RESOURCEFUL, support them 

SPONTANEOUS, enjoy them 

TALENTED, believe them 

UNIQUE, affirm them 

VULNERABLE, protect them 

WONDERFUL, recognize them 

XTRA SPECIAL, celebrate them 

YEARNING, notice them 

ZANY, laugh with them 


Author: M. Stewart