About the Author

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Gabriell Lucchese-Hood was born and raised in Staten Island, NY. She graduated from SUNY Purchase College with her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and a double minor in Psychology and Sociology.  In addition, she completed a professional certificate program in Early Childhood Development

She received her master’s degree at Adelphi University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is a speech-language pathologist and an ESL tutor.

Gabriell lives with her husband and her dog, Jedi. She enjoys traveling, tacos, and all things Disney. In fact, she was once a cast member at The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Gabriell is also the owner of Gab Lab, a speech therapy and children’s activities blog for related service providers, education professionals, and parents. 

Follow her on Instagram: @gablab.slp 

Photography by Jessica L. Gianna - JessicaLGianna.com