Sarah Ott M.S. CCC-SLP is the Founder of Socially Corporate LLC and Collaborative Minds Social Learning and Leadership.  She is an ASHA Certified, and New York/New Jersey State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who works with clients on developing social and emotional skills related to academic, professional, and personal growth and success.  She completed the Social Thinking Clinical Training Program in January 2016.  In addition, she is certified in The Foundations of Neuroleadership: Neurological Based Coaching focusing on: Making Decisions & Problem Solving, Regulating Emotions, Collaboration, and Facilitating Change for Teams and Individuals.  She has pursued ongoing education in: Reducing Anxiety & Problem Behaviors in Sensory, Autism & ADHD, The Greenspan Floortime Approach, Strategies for Teaching Concrete Learners, and Strategies to Support Individuals with Behavioral Organization.  Sarah is the recipient of a 1st ASHA Award for Continuing Education.  The ACE is a formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 ASHA CEUs (70 contact hours) within a 36-month period.


Sarah believes that being able to better understand one’s own thoughts and feelings, and how these drive our actions is the first step to better understanding and collaborating with others.  “As people we crave positive relationships with others personally and professionally.  Children and adults should be able to feel confident in connecting with others, pursuing new interests, and recognizing their own strengths.”  She has found a true passion in working with elements of social emotional learning in her field to help individuals of all ages better understand and participate in their social world at school, home, and work.


Sarah’s blog aims to share some of her insights and strategies she has developed through working with various individuals who struggle with social communication, skills, anxiety, etc.  “I hope that those that read the blog are inspired by or identifiy with one of the lessons or strategies, and that they or someone they know benefit in some way.”


Socially Corporate LLC and Collaborative Minds Social Learning and Leadership both utilize Social Thinking with clients spanning from children to adults.  Social Thinking is  a teaching framework for individuals aged preschool through adult, created by Michelle Garcia Winner, CCC-SLP http://www.socialthinking.com/  It consists of a Social Thinking Vocabulary that establishes a common language to discuss social functioning, curriculum lessons, and strategies that break down social concepts into concrete, teachable formats.  Social Thinking “explodes the social code” to help children and adults learn to be better social thinkers and communicators.