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Audiologist And Speech Language Pathologist/ Therapist

Location:
Homagama, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted:
September 14, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Joanne Shenoli Mudalige

No **, Godagama Estate,

Homagama

Srilanka

ac61t8@r.postjobfree.com

+94-771******

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To achieve a responsible career where my abilities can be highly utilized in a growth oriented and professional environment.

To achieve organizational goals and reach the pinnacle of success in sprit of team work by utilizing my educational background and skills.

To dedicate my professional life in order to bring awareness to speech and hearing associated disorders.

To be able to serve individuals with both speech and hearing disorders of all ages.

To aim to be an enthusiastic team member of a multidisciplinary team, driven to achieve exceptional patient outcomes.

And also to obtain the long term position that provides opportunity for clinical research, and continued learning in the discipline of speech-language pathology and audiology.

CAREER INTERESTS:

Assessment and Rehabilitation of both hearing disorders and speech – language disorders.

MY KEY SKILLS

Good interpersonal communicative abilities, Hardworking, Patient, Good knowledge in audiology and speech language pathology, Research Oriented, Enthusiastic for learning.

ACADEMIC DETAILS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Ordinary Level Examination held by the University of Cambridge, 2010 (Science stream)

Advanced Level Examinations held by the University of Cambridge, 2012 (Science stream)

Bachelors in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Samvaad institute of speech and hearing, Bangalore University ( 2016)

1st semester

55% - Second class

2nd semester

59.1% - Second class

3rd semester

50.5% - Pass class

4th semester

61.3% - First class

5th semester

63.5% - First class

6th semester

63.1% - First class

Masters in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, DR. S R Chandrasekhar institute of speech and hearing, Bangalore University (2018)

1st semester

SGPA : 6.35 – First class

2nd semester

SGPA : 6.96 – First class

3rd semester

SGPA : 7.42 – First class distinction

Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis Online Training course, Special Learning, USA. (ABA)

MEMBERSHIPS

Life member of the Indian Speech and Hearing Association – L17093003

Member of the Srilankan medical council, Sri-lanka (membership is being processed)

Member of the Rehabilitation Council of India – Provisional ID: RCI-2018-80838-A

COMPETENT LANGUAGES:

English (IELTS completed)

Sinhala

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY ACHIEVEMENTS

Certificate of Speech and drama, Grade 7 - Trinity College London

Certificate of Music, Grade 6 - Trinity College London & The institute of Western Music and speech, Sri-lanka.

Participated in Pulse Polio programme held by Government of Karnataka (2017)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Designation: Intern

Organization: Samvaad Institute of Speech and Hearing

Designation: Intern

Organization: National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences

Designation: Intern

Organization: Foundation for Action, Motivation and Empowerment.

Designation: Intern

Organization: Dr, B.R Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore.

Designation: Intern

Organization: Rail Wheel hospital, Bangalore.

Designation: Intern

Organization: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka

Designation: Intern

Organization: Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital, Bangalore.

CLINICAL HOURS

600 hours of clinical work in both audiology and speech language pathology under supervision.

The clinical hours mentioned below are completed independently;

AUDIOLOGY

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY/ THERAPY

BASLP

1023 hours

893 hours

MASLP

184.48 hours

419 hours

(Clinical practicum certificate can be submitted for proof).

EXPOSURE

Audiology:

Measurement of hearing acuity of patients of all ages, using Pure Tone Audiometry, Immittance Audiometry, Behavioural Observation Audiometry, Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry, Cortical Auditory Evoked Responses, Otoacoustic Emissions and correlating the various results.

Subjective Vestibular assessments and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials and its interpretation.

Clinical evaluation and management of paediatric, geriatric and adult patients with various hearing disorders of neuropsychiatric origin.

Infant hearing screening programs for hearing loss, administration of high risk register OAEs and other methods.

Counselling regarding the status of hearing and the cause if known.

Prescription of hearing aids and assistive listening devices including hearing aid trials, programming of hearing aids and fine tuning of hearing aids. (Phonak, Alps, Siemens, Widex, GN Resound, Elkon, Oticon, Starkey, Sonic heaing aids)

Experienced in carrying out real ear measurements.

Auditory Verbal Therapy for children using hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Speech language pathology & therapy:

Clinical evaluation of paediatric, geriatric and adult patients with various communication disorders.

Clinical evaluation and management of paediatric, geriatric and adult patients with various speech – language neuropsychiatric origin

Trained in the utility of software such as PRAAT, Dr. Speech, Multi-Dimensional Voice Profile (MDVP), Motor Speech Profile (MSP), Vaghmi used for the objective analysis of individuals with dysarthria or voice disorders.

Management and goal setting of paediatric, geriatric and adult patients with various communication disorders using various test materials and using strategies such as Picture Exchange Communication System, Hanen Program, Oral Placement Therapy, PROMPT technique, The comprehensive assessment of spoken language (CASL), Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and LAC – 3.

Experience in the use of augmentative and alternative communication in individuals requiring the same.

Experience in the assessment and management for the following speech and language disorders among others: Hearing impairment, Speech sound disorder, Stuttering, Cluttering, Normal non fluency, Delayed speech and language, Autism, AD/HD, Learning disability, Dyslexia, Specific Language Impairment, Cleft lip and palate, Hearing Impaired, Resonance disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorders, Downs syndrome, Intellectual disability, Cerebral Palsy, Aphasia, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, speech and language disorders with neuropsychiatric origin, and Voice disorders.

Good documentation skills of cases and prompt submission and maintenance of patient reports.

Counselling parents/ caregivers with children with speech and language impairment concerning the importance of speech and language therapy and the child’s/adults progress thus far, the outcomes to expect and the family expectations.

Review treatment plans and assess individual performance to modify changes or write new plans.

Other experiences include:

Carrying out school screening programs.

Carrying out infant hearing programs.

Following up and discussing with parents to establish revised goals in order to facilitate a dynamic treatment approach.

Carrying out communication based rehabilitation work

Discussion with other team professionals on building up Individualized Education Plans.

SKILLS

Efficient computer skills: MS Word, Excel - Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, Outlook express

Research skills: Analysing information from multiple sources, Pooling of online information

Critical thinking, Report writing, Documentation

Competent interpersonal skills to be able to connect with patients

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Ongoing research, paper titled ‘Voice characteristics in individuals with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder’.

Case presentation on the title ‘Cholesteotomy, its detailed assessment and management’’ at a college clinical conference held in Bangalore.

Completed a research on the topic ‘Profiling the perception of verbal and non-verbal acoustic stimuli in individuals with ANSD’.

Journal club presentation and discussion of article titled ‘Characterizing Electro-cochleography in Cochlear Implant Recipients with Residual Low- Frequency Hearing’ published in the Journal Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Had been involved in many national conferences approved by Rehabilitation Council of India, such as:

Conference Title

Dates participated

Insertion gain measurements: basic and current updates

26th October 2013

Basic principles of Immittance and its Clinical applications

29th March 2014

Audio – video methods: from recording to analysis – applications in diagnosis and intervention in speech language pathology and audiology

11th & 12th October 2014

Recent Advances in OAE technology and speech perception

18th & 9th July 2015

Stuttering, language and research in speech and language

17th October 2015

Rehabilitation of cochlear implant recipients: illustrative case studies

19th & 20th August 2016

Hearing instruments – an update

9th to 11th March 2017

My voice, my life

21st April 2017

Calibration – an overview

17th February 2018

Dysphagia-theory to practice

March 15th to 17th 2018

-Indian Speech and Hearing Association –Bangalore Chapter conference held at NIMHANS, Bengaluru on 24th & 25th September 2016.

-Indian Speech and Hearing Association –Bangalore Chapter conference held at NIMHANS, Bengaluru on 9th & 10th September 2017.

-Participated in a workshop on ‘cochlear implantation in cochlear anomalies and thin cochlear nerves and witnessed the live surgical demonstration held

on 23rd & 24th February 2018 at Saggar hospital, Jayanagar, Bangalore.

-Workshop on Applied Behavior Analysis by Dr, Siri Ming, USA,2014.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Name: Joanne Shenoli Mudalige

Fathers name: Mr. Antony Mudalige

Date of birth: 03/04/1995

Gender: Female

Nationality: Sri- Lankan

To the best of my knowledge and belief, I hereby declare that the above written information is true.

SHENOLI MUDALIGE



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