From our roots caring for orphaned children in the 1830’s, Leake & Watts continues to positively impact the lives of more than 11,000 children, adults and families in the greater New York City metro area each year. Leake & Watts is a not-for-profit agency committed to addressing a myriad of challenges that confront individuals and families dealing with poverty, disabilities, and a lack of access ...to education and basic services. By providing support today, we are creating strong foundations for success tomorrow for children, adults and families.
Leake & Watts is dedicated to supporting children, adults and families. Working together, we create strong foundations for success.
Respect, Achievement, Safety, and Responsibility
We demonstrate RESPECT by practicing open and honest communication and, in this way, earn trust. We appreciate each individual's uniqueness and treat all with dignity.
We are committed to ACHIEVEMENT by setting and accomplishing goals. We take pride in our programs and ownership of our work. We support individuals through initiative, teamwork, and innovation.
We ACT SAFELY by promoting a culture and environment that supports sound judgment and decision-making. We safeguard the well-being of all.
We accept RESPONSIBILITY for the benefits and consequences of our actions. We are consistent and fair in our treatment of others.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.