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Special Education Speech

Location:
Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Salary:
2000K.D
Posted:
March 01, 2020

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Tahany Abdel Karim El Sayed Ahmad.

Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, General &Special Education Consultant.

+965-******** / 99239825/ 25717250

adb2vz@r.postjobfree.com; adb2vz@r.postjobfree.com

Arabic / English

SUMMARY OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Over 25 yrs. working in the field of Clinical & Educational Psychology for General- Special Ed. & Speech-Language-Pathologist for students in general and special Education.

Good communication skills to understand a patient's needs and individual requirements in order to en- sure best care for patients

Effective management of area coordinators that deal with specific components of special education is also critical for success in special education administration.

Contributes to the ongoing development of effective assessment, case management and review systems for service users with a Learning Disability.

An experienced practitioner with substantial experience of supporting people with very complex needs and challenging behavior

Work and communicate regularly with parents, teachers, and service providers to provide a network of strategy and support.

Able to enthuse and inspire students and teamwork with my passion and commitment to making their expert practitioner model work for the benefit of all.

Facilitated group workshops for parents and caregivers on a variety of topics including developmental psychology, psycholinguistic, social interaction and academic performance.

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION

2015 Ph.D. Art of Psychology. Helwan University, Cairo.

Dissertation Topic: “The Effectiveness of Therapeutic and Counselling program to Develop Language in Children with Specific Language Impaired-SLI”: Cross Cultural Study.

2010 M.S. Art of Psychology. Ain Shams University, Cairo.

Thesis Title: “The Effectiveness of Multi Sensory Therapeutic Program to Enhancing Language Skills for Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ADHD”.

2007 M.S. Art of Education. Framingham State Collage, USA.

2006 Professional Diploma of International Islamic Studies, Cairo.

1992 Professional Diploma of Medicine. Ain Shams University, Cairo. In Communication and Disorder of Communication.

1991 Professional Diploma of Special Education. Ain Shams University Cairo. 1983 B.A. Art of Psychology. Ain Shams University, Cairo.

EXPERIENCE

2011-2018

Private Consultant of General/Special Ed. And Speech-language development in Private Clinics. Re- sponsible for providing expert professional/clinical advice around children/people with complex needs associated with learning disabilities. Developing and implementing treatment plans for preschool, ele- mentary, and high-school children, as well as adults with an open-minded and sensitive approach when dealing with clients. Provision of a wide variety of evidence-based techniques and therapeutic approach- es tailored to meet the specific needs and settings of the client. Develop and lead workshops designed to educate participants (parents, caregivers, teachers) impacting on academics and social behaviour, and strategies for skill development.

2002-2017

Implementing a Home Therapy Program Service for patient with communication disorders. Provided individual speech-language, voice, and swallowing therapy to adults with neurological impairments as aphasia, dysarthria, dementia as well as Parkinson's communication skills.

2003 – 2011

Head of the Speech-Language Centre & Head of Specialist Evaluation Centre in Creative Children International School (Private American School for slow learner and learning disabilities students).

2007-2016

Visitor Consultation (Psychological Counselling for adults & Speech Language Pathology and Learning Disabilities for children), in Al Razi for Psychological Counselling.

2017

Visitor Consultation in Speech Language Pathologist, Psychologist, & General/ Special Education Consultant, in Dr. Hussin Taher Centre of Psychology and Social Consultation.

2002 -2003

Head of Speech Department at Al Amal Montessori School for Special Needs.

2002

Speech Language Pathologist at Kuwait Montessori Kindergarten.

1992 – 2001

Speech Language Pathologist, Ministry of Health, Hearing and Speech Center.

1992

Speech Therapist in Kuwait Society of Handicapped.

1987 - 1990

Educational Psychologist for special needs at Kuwait Society of Handicapped.

1983-1987

Assistant Speech Therapist at Hearing & speech Institution, Cairo.

RESERCH PRESENTATION

2018 Helsinki, Finland

Presentation in The 29th Congress of Union of European Phoniatratricians

2017 Egypt, Cairo .

Poster presentation in The 7th National Congress of the Egyptian Society of Phoniatrics and Logopedics.

2016 Ireland, Dublin.

Poster presentation (IALP) Congress.

2013 Italy, Turin.

Oral & poster presentation (IALP) Congress.

2012 Spain, Barcelona.

Poster presentation in The Eunethydis 2nd International ADHD Conference.

2011 Germany, Berlin.

Poster presentation the 3rd International congress for ADHD .

2009 Egypt, Cairo.

Poster research presentation in The CAPD Symposium (IALP) conference .

2002 Kuwait.

Oral Presentation at The 2nd Conference of Kuwait Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society.

WORKSHOPS

2010 Kuwait.

Workshop training for teachers & professionals in The Professional Educators’ Association of Kuwait (Peak) Conference in Al Bayan Bilingual School (BBS). The Effectiveness of Reading Program for Children with ADD/ADHD.

2008 Kuwait.

The Professional Educators’ Association of Kuwait (Peak) Conference in The Universal American School (UAS) “Voice Hygiene for Teachers”.

2007 Bahrain.

The Arabian Reading Association (Tara) conference “ Linking Our World Through Literacy”.

2006 Kuwait.

The Professional Educators’ Association of Kuwait (Peak) Conference in The American

Creativity Academy (ACA), “Children Voice at School” . 2006 Bahrain.

The Arabian Reading Association (Tara) Conference “ Oasis of Literacy”. 2005 Kuwait.

The Professional Educators Association of Kuwait (Peak) Conference in American School of Kuwait (ASK).

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018 Kuwait.

Cutting Edge Laryngology Conference & Workshop

2017 Kuwait.

40th. Kuwait ENT Conference & Workshop

2017 Kuwait.

5th Speech & Swallowing Symposium, Kuwait.

2016 Kuwait.

Participated in the 1st Kuwait Laryngology Conference, Farwaniya Hospital.

2016 Kuwait.

Participated in the 3rd Kuwait North America Neurology Conference.

2016 Kuwait.

Participated in many training courses & workshops in “Central Auditory Processing Disorder from A-Z”; “Cochlear Rehabilitation World” & “Rehabilitation for Children with Hearing Implants”.

2013 Prague, Czech Republic.

10th Pan-European Voice Conference..

2012 Luxor, Egypt.

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. “The 5th International

Congress of the World Voice Consortium”.

2011 Kuwait

Speech, Voice & Swallowing Workshop.

2010 Athens, Greece.

Participated in the 28th IALP Congress .

2010 Kuwait.

The Kuwait Association for Learning Differences (KALD), Psychodrama and Influence in the Education Sector.

2010 Kuwait.

FAWSEC, Kuwait International Educator Conference.

2007 Copenhagen, Denmark.

The 27th The International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics World Congress, Danish Technological University.

2007 Kuwait.

American University of Kuwait Workshop, “Targeted Intervention: Teaching Unique Stu- dent to Read”.

2007 Kuwait.

American University of Kuwait Workshop, “Developmental Reading Program, Elementary

Level”.

2006 Kuwait.

American University of Kuwait Workshop, Teacher’s Development & Clinical Supervision.

2005 London, England.

The 6th Pan-European Voice Conference, The Royal Academy of Music.

2003 Kuwait.

Al Ahliyya Amman University, training Course in Speech Therapy & Associated Disorders.

2003 Kuwait

The 2nd International conference for Autism & Communication Disorders workshop.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2016 Early Intervention Center for Children with Special Needs, Kuwait. The Importance of Language Development in Children with Special Needs.

2012 Al Sawaber Kindergarten, Kuwait.

Disorders of Communication in Pre-school Children.

2011 Kuwait Montessori Nursery, Kuwait.

Teachers Development Workshop, “Communication Disorders”.

2001 Ministry of Education, Kuwait.

Language Development and Language Disorders.

AWARDS & HONORS

2018

2015

2010 - 2011 2007 - 2008 2006

2004

Kuwait

Department of Speech & Swallowing, Physio & Rehabilitation Hospital

Kuwait

Early Intervention Center for Children with Special Needs.

Creative Children International School, Kuwait.

Outstanding Services for Specialist Department Services and School.

Creative Children International School, Kuwait.

Outstanding Services of Speech Therapy.

PEAK, Kuwait.

The Professional Educators Association of Kuwait Conference.

Creative Children International School, Kuwait.

Outstanding Services of Speech Therapy.

2003

Creative Children International School, Kuwait.

Classroom Management & Developing An Individual Educational Plan & Introduction to the High-Scope Curriculum.

Al Amal Montessori School for Special Needs, & Dr. Hussin Taher Centre of Psychology and Social Consultation, Kuwait.

Organizing & Succeeded Training Course In Behaviour Modification. Ministry of Education, Kuwait.

Psychologist & Teachers Professional Development.

Kuwait

1st Arab Regional Conference of Rehabilitation International.

2002 - 2003

2000 - 2001 1999

2011 - 2017 2008 - 2011

2000 - 2017 1992 - 2017

2003 - 2015

2004 - 2017

Berlin, Germany.

World Federation of “ADHD”.

USA.

American Speech Language Hearing Association, “ASHA”.

Switzerland.

International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, “IALP”.

Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptian Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, “EALP”.

Kuwait.

Learning Difficulties Professionals Association Kuwait, “LDPA”.

Kuwait.

Professional license (Stanford —Binet I.Q Test and other subtests).

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