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Helaine Gewirtz Helmreich

Helaine Gewirtz Helmreich, American speech pathology professional. Certified of clinical competence in speech/language pathology. Honored for Outstanding Services McDonough St. Head Start, Brooklyn, 1989; recipient Vocational and Rehabilitation Services assistantship Brooklyn College Graduate Center, Department Speech, 1968.


  • Helmreich, Helaine Gewirtz was born on January 15, 1947 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Harry and Dorothy (Friedman) Gewirtz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Speech and Theater, City University of New York, Brooklyn, 1968. Master of Science in Speech and Hearing, City University of New York, 1972.


    • Language and speech therapist Central and Midwestern Region Educational Laboratory, St. Louis, 1970-1971. Language and speech therapist Atlanta Public Schools, 1971-1972. Adjunct lecturer, speech and drama New York Institute of Technology, New York City, 1976-1977.

      Language and speech therapist Hebrew Institute for the Deaf, Brooklyn, 1977-1982, Richmond Memorial Hospital, Staten Island, New York, 1987-1989, Marathon Childhood Center, Whitestone, 1992-1994, language and speech supervisor, 1994-1998. Speech pathologist Young Adults Institute, New York League for Early Learning, Clearview School, Whitestone, since 1998. Consultant Comprehensive Counseling, Brooklyn, 1991-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified of clinical competence in speech/language pathology.


    • The Chimney Tree
    • The eldest daughter of the Rabbi of Dubnitz had always been a little different.
    • Author: The Chimney Tree, 2000. Poet: Electronic News, 1994.


    Member board education North Shore Hebrew Academy, Great Neck, New York, since 1992. Member American Speech/Language/Hearing Association.



    Writing, drawing.


    • Married William B. Helmreich, June 28, 1970. Children: Jeffrey, Alan, Joseph, Deborah.
    • father: Harry Gewirtz
    • mother: Dorothy (Friedman) Gewirtz
    • spouse: William B. Helmreich
    • children: Jeffrey Helmreich
    • Alan Helmreich
    • Joseph Helmreich
    • Deborah Helmreich
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    Born January 15, 1947
    (age 70)