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Special Education Speech

Location:
Bayside, New York, United States
Posted:
November 06, 2018

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DIANA COVACI

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ac7mik@r.postjobfree.com

Education:

Long Island University at C.W Post

• Master of Arts: Speech-Language Pathology Expected:12/18 Brookville, NY

• Bachelor of Science: Speech-Language Pathology 09/12-5/16 Brookville, NY

• Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) Expected: 12/18 Clinical Experience:

Ladge Speech and Hearing Center

Graduate Clinician

Completed April, 2018 Brookville, NY

• Developed and applied therapy for adults exhibiting expressive and/or receptive language disorders in the areas of aphasia, right hemisphere dysfunction, traumatic brain injury, and apraxia.

• Performed/interpreted diagnostic evaluations and established appropriate remediations for individuals who presented with speech and language disorders.

• Directed a group of adults with aphasia and tailored activities to meet the communication needs of all members.

• Conducted hearing screenings on the adult population.

• Developed and established appropriate therapy for children with communication disorders in the areas of articulation.

Aphasia Center Extended Day Program

Graduate Clinician

Completed April, 2018 Brookville, NY

• Employed a variety of communication modalities to enhance the communicative abilities of adults with varying degrees of aphasia, apraxia, and dysarthria.

• Provided opportunities for socialization through verbal and non-verbal means by minimizing the communication barriers of aphasia through supported conversation.

• Structured and guided a variety of activities to encourage communication.

• Counseled adults with aphasia to reveal competence and improve quality of life, while providing emotional support.

John F. Kennedy Elementary School

Graduate Clinician

Completed June, 2018 Great Neck, NY

• Administered diagnostic evaluations using standardized assessment tools to prepare IEP goals.

• Designed and implemented therapeutic lesson plans for children, ages 5-11, with communication disorders in the areas of articulation, autism, auditory comprehension, apraxia, phonology, and fluency.

• Provided speech and language therapy to stimulate receptive and expressive language growth for children in inclusion classrooms.

• Provided speech and language treatment for students with learning disabilities, specific language impairment, autism and developmental delays.

• Provided speech and language treatment in whole class settings. 2 Covaci

• Documented treatment sessions results and planned intervention to achieve treatment goals including curriculum-based instruction and behavior management.

Public School 255 Q at Public School 128 (District 75) Graduate Clinician

Completed August, 2018 Middle Village, NY

• Planned and execute individual and group therapy sessions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and various neurological disorders.

• Designed and implemented therapeutic lesson plans using Augmentative and Alternative Devices.

• Provided speech and language treatment in whole class settings.

• Responsible for documenting treatment session results using the Special Education Student Information System (SESIS).

Northwell-Long Island Jewish Speech and Hearing Center Graduate Clinician

Pending Completion December 2018 New Hyde Park, NY

• Evaluation and treatment of dysarthria, apraxia, dysphagia, voice, swallowing and cognitive communicative disorder in adults with neurological diagnoses including, traumatic brain injury, stroke, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Parkinson’s Disorder in an Outpatient Rehabilitation Center.

• Provided bedside swallowing evaluations for patients admitted at Northwell Long Island Jewish Hospital.

• Assisted in Modified Barium Swallow evaluations in both inpatients and outpatients.

• Assisted in Fiberoptic Evaluation of Swallowing in both inpatients and outpatients.

• Provided dysphagia therapy to adults with swallowing disorders with head and neck cancer as well as a variety of neurological disorders.

• Provided voice therapy to adults with voice disorders with head and neck cancer as well as a variety of neurological disorders.

• Participate in interdisciplinary meetings and family conferences. Additional Certification:

Institute of Allied Medical Professions 9/10-01/12 Ultrasound Technician

New York Hospital of Queens

Ultrasound Student Externship Position

Completed December, 2012 Flushing, NY

• Interviewed and assessed patients to determine appropriate diagnostic protocols.

• Responsible for performing general fetal and obstetrics sonography.

• Responsible for performing general vascular sonography.

• Responsible for creating and labeling sonography images.

• Responsible for communicating findings to physicians and radiologists. Languages:

• Fluent in Romanian

Professional Organizations:

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

• Student Member

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association: Chapter Long Island University- C.W Post Campus

• Participated in philanthropic, education, social and fundraising projects. References Available Upon Request



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