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Speech-Language Pathologist

Location:
Westchester County, New York, United States
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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Leanne E. Lucia

*** ***** ***** ****** *********, NY 10591

914-***-****

ac31tt@r.postjobfree.com

Education

Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders and Sciences

SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY - May 2001 GPA: 3.90

Bachelors of Arts in Communication Disorders and Sciences, Minor in Spanish,

Magna Cum Laude

SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY - December 1998

ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence

New York and Connecticut State Licensures

Permanent Certification-Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped

Work History

Greenwich Education Group (GEG) Nov. 2013 - Present

The Collaborative Center for Learning and Development - TCC- Stamford, CT

Director, Speech and Language Services

Perform screenings and evaluations

Deliver 1:1 individual and small group/dyad direct therapy in articulation, oral motor, social skills/pragmatics, receptive and expressive language

Oversee and supervise all TCC speech-language pathologists

Collaborate with cross-disciplinary team members

Create IEP goals and objectives, attend PPTs

Trained in Executive Function Coaching and Behavior Modification

Paxxon Healthcare Services - White Plains, NY Apr. 2011 - Nov. 2013

Speech-Language Pathologist (Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Children: Individual Home-, School- and Day Care-Based)

Schedule clients according to weekly therapy session frequency and duration, i.e., 2 x 30 minutes

Review evaluation reports, IFSPs and IEPs in order to develop appropriate goals

Modify and tailor structured activities to address clients’ long- and short-term objectives

Create and enact behavior modification and visual reinforcement models, according to individual clients’ needs

Perform 1-on-1 speech-language evaluations, including formal test procedures, informal language samples and oral motor observations with written report(s) containing findings, recommendations and goals

Complete progress reports, quarterly assessments and annual review evaluations

Collaborate with fellow service providers and parents to discuss clients’ progress-to-date and aid in family training and home-based carryover tasks

Recommend change in services and complete referrals for additional evaluations, i.e., neurological

All previous work experiences involved similar tasks and responsibilities, as well

Valhalla Union Free School District - Valhalla, NY Feb. 2011 - Apr. 2011

Speech-Language Pathologist

(Middle and High School Maternity Leave Replacement - 6 week period)

Plan and implement individual and group activities for sixth through 12th grade students, according to goals listed on their Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)

Administer age-level standardized tests, interpret findings, write up formal reports and attend annual review meetings

Bilinguals Inc. Child & Parent Services - White Plains, NY Jul. 2006 - Jan. 2011

Speech-Language Pathologist (Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Children: Individual Facility-, Home-, School- and Day Care-Based)

Perform modified arena 1-on-1 speech-language evaluations, including formal test procedures, informal language samples and oral motor observations with written report(s) containing findings, recommendations and goals (with interpreter(s) as necessary)

Assist evaluation team as warranted, i.e., write-up summaries, proofread and edit evaluation reports, provide colleagues with suggestions for improving written English report form and delivery

Assist in creation and implementation of novel techniques and ideas about overall growth and development of Bilinguals Inc., i.e., Early Intervention and CPSE speech-language evaluation written report template, travel reimbursement form, transition-to-CPSE, CPSE and transition-to-CSE meeting outcome form, suggestions for formal test purchases and therapy materials

Clinical Supervisor May 2007 - Jan. 2011

Supervise up to seven Clinical Fellow speech-language pathologists, domestic and international, throughout their daily scheduled therapy sessions and evaluations

Review, revise and assist in their Early Intervention clients’ assessment and treatment plans, including hands-on services, as well as, parent/caregiver support and training

Observe weekly 45-minute sessions and provide feedback, including strengths and weaknesses, suggestions for therapy/toy materials, goals and objectives

Proofread and assist therapists in writing quarterly progress reports, evaluation reports and daily log notes, following already developed, Westchester County approved formats

Conduct weekly supervision content meetings, assist in preparation for the PRAXIS exam, provide information and participate in discussions about speech-related topics, i.e., case conferencing, etc.

Isa Marrs, Speech-Language Pathology, P.C. - Briarcliff Manor, NY Sep. 2007 - Feb. 2009

“Where I Can Be Me” Social Skills’ Group Teacher

Provide fun, art-based activities during a one-hour group period for up to five similarly developing children

Assist children in improving their own individual self-confidence and self-expression throughout group-based creative play

Implement routines, provide models of appropriate behaviors, and elicit social interaction among children’s peers, teacher and assistant teacher

Encourage working together and taking pride in one’s own accomplishments

HTA of New York - Ardsley, NY Mar. 2005 - Present

Speech-Language Pathologist - Independent Contractor (Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Children: Individual Facility-, Home-, School- and Day Care-Based)

Attend all IFSP, IEP and CPSE meetings for therapy and evaluation clients, as warranted

The Alcott School - Dobbs Ferry, NY Mar. 2005 - Jun. 2006

Speech-Language Pathologist (Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Children: Individual Facility-, Home- and School-Based, ‘Push-In/Pull-Out’ Classroom Models)

Adhere to TEACCH and Montessori teaching methods within classroom setting

Participate in case conferences and staff development meetings/workshops

Central Speech-Language Pathology, P.C. - Hartsdale, NY May 2001 - Feb. 2005

Clinical Fellow, Speech-Language Pathologist (Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Children: Individual Facility-, Home-, School and Day Care-Based, ‘Push-In/Pull-Out’ Classroom Models)

Assist in supervision of student clinicians, arrange for student observations and aid in orientation of new staff

Collect information and materials to include in writing monthly parent newsletter to be distributed to all parents of Early Intervention group children

Proofread and correct twice monthly parent/teacher progress reports and act as parent liaison among special instructors, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and parents of Early Intervention children

Develop quality assurance group and individual therapy type questionnaires to be mailed home to parents of children upon discharge of services: review, summarize and relay to colleagues each parent’s written feedback about previous and current program experiences

TEACCH Group Classroom Teacher (TSHH) July 2001 - Aug. 2003

Provide group special instruction for approximately 10-12 special needs children, i.e., Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Utilize pictorial system (Mayer-Johnson Co. PECS) for visual reinforcement

Designate responsibilities to teacher assistants and 1-on-1 aide(s) if applicable

REFERENCES AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST



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