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Speech Language Pathologist- CFY

Albany, NY
March 07, 2019

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Diana Aponte

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Candidate for Master of Science in Education August 2019 The College of Saint Rose

• Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders

• GPA: 3.76

Bachelor of Science May 2017 The College of Saint Rose

• Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor: Spanish

• GPA: 3.58

Study Abroad Semester Spring 2016 Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid, Spain) Child Speech-Language Pathology Experience

Weekend Workshop for Effective Communication and Transfer Sessions- Albany, NY Graduate Student Clinician, April-August 2018

• Treated a child with a fluency disorder in a 3-day intensive fluency clinic, and in several summer follow-up sessions both in-person and through telehealth services via Zoom.

• Lead group therapy sessions for both adult and child clients.

• Wrote lesson plans, treatment plans, and treatment summaries for both the workshop and follow up sessions. Shaker Road Elementary School- South Colonie, NY

Graduate Student Clinician, January- May 2018

• Treated students with various speech, language, and hearing disorders in individual and group settings.

• Completed standardized and informal assessments of speech, language and hearing. Pauline K. Winkler Speech-Language-Hearing Center-Albany, NY Graduate Student Clinician, August-December 2017

• Treated and assessed clients aged preschool through adulthood with various speech and language disorders, including learning disability, articulation disorder, language delay, and hearing loss.

• Conducted speech and language assessments in a team of 2 student clinicians and one supervising speech- language pathologist.

• Wrote formal session plans, treatment plans, treatment summaries, evaluation reports, and recorded transition videos.

Giffen Memorial Elementary School- Albany, NY

Undergraduate Student Clinician, January-May 2017

• Taught kindergarteners a language module in groups of 5-6.

• Treated a group of 3 kindergarteners with fluency disorders using a direct therapy approach. Adult Speech-Language Pathology Experience

Traumatic Brain Injury Medicaid Waiver Program- Albany, NY Graduate Student Clinician, August-September 2017, May-August 2018, and January-May 2019

• Treated adults with apraxia, fluent and non-fluent aphasia, and dysarthria secondary to traumatic brain injury or strokes.

• Targeted receptive and expressive language, articulation, cognition, and pragmatics.

• Conducted informal, ongoing assessments.

• Organized group discussions with 10-15 participants. Diana Aponte 2 of 2

The College of Saint Rose Transgender Voice Therapy Group- Albany, NY Graduate Student Clinician, August-December 2018

• Treated adult clients during gender transition targeting voice resonance, pitch, fluency, inflection, and nonverbal communication.

• Continuous assessment was conducted to track the transition progression using Visi Pitch technology and the Transsexual Voice Questionnaire.

• Led group mindfulness and gratitude activities of a group of 20 participants and clinicians. Professional Development

• Completed the Learning and Training Zone sections of the Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Study Training, November 2018.

• Attended the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention in Rochester, NY, April 2018.

• Took a one-week intensive literacy course at the College of Saint Rose, May 2018.

• Completed 25 hours of clinical observation at the College of Saint Rose, 2016.

• Attended Kappa Delta Pi professional development workshops on spelling, alternative and augmentative communication, and mental health, 2015-2016.

• Member of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, 2013-present. Relevant Skills

• CPR/AED/First Aid Certified by the National CPR Foundation, January 20, 2019

• Proficient in Spanish- Level B2/C1

• Experience administering the Transsexual Voice Questionnaire, Stuttering Severity Instrument-4, Khan-Lewis Phonological Analysis-3, the Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation-3, The Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function-2, The Test of Adolescent and Adult Language-4, The Peabody, Picture Vocabulary Test-4, the Test of Language Development-4, and Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals-5. Relevant Experience

AIM Services

Respite Caregiver- January 2018-Present

• Worked with a child with a developmental disability in cognitively and physically engaging activities in the community, while targeting specific goals.

Capitol Region BOCES

Substitute Teacher- April 2018-Present

• Taught regular and special education at the elementary school level in several school districts within the New York Capital Region in individual, small group, and full class settings.

• Aided and translated English/Spanish for an ELL. The College of Saint Rose Center for International Programs Study Abroad Graduate Assistant- August 2017-Present

• Advise students to plan their semester abroad and complete applications.

• Contact international education providers on behalf of students.

• Organize pre-departure orientation for the study abroad students. The College of Saint Rose

Friday Knights Volunteer- August 2014- May 2015

• Directed middle and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to various educational and recreational activities held at The College of Saint Rose.

• Taught the middle and high school level students drama/acting games.

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