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Piscataway, NJ
Posted:
August 23, 2012

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Allison M. Dreyer

** ****** **** *****, ***** Massapequa, NY 11758 - 516-***-**** – kdw87v@r.postjobfree.com

CERTIFICATIONS

New York State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology to be completed December 8th 2012

Clinical Competence Certification in Speech-Language Pathology to be completed December 8th 2012

Started Clinical Fellowship experience in March 2012

Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disorders Initial Certificate

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TheraDynamics, SLP, PLLC, Brooklyn, NY

Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow 2012 - Current

Provides successful treatment for patients with: Parkinson’s, Schizoaffective disorder, Dysphagia, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, dysarthria, apraxia and other neurologic executive functioning impairments

Administers both informal and formal evaluations, interprets findings and generates thorough reports

Implements and documents treatment based on diagnostic findings and the patients' wants and needs

Collaborates with doctors, case managers, social workers, dieticians, physical and occupational therapists

Manages independently caseload size

Experience with Medicare and Medicaid documentation and procedures

Provides patient and family counseling and attended family meetings

Transitions of Long Island, Manhasset, NY

Speech- Language Pathologist Intern 2011

Ran groups and individual sessions for individuals with brain injuries

Administered diagnostic evaluations weekly and developed treatment plans accordingly

Generated client’s progress reports and discharge notes

Parkway Elementary School, East Meadow, NY

The Speech and Language Student Teacher 2011

Planned group sessions addressing the different IEP goals of the children

Collaborated with classroom teachers, psychologists, and literacy, and behavioral specialists

Worked with autistic, ESL, apraxic, PDD, cognitively impaired, and typically developing populations

Performed diagnostic testing

Attended CSE annual review meetings

The Hagedorn Little Village School, Jack Joel School for Special Children, Seaford, NY

The Speech and Language Pathology Department: Student Intern 2010

Planned and implemented treatment compliant with the children’s IEP

Gained experience with many different forms of AAC and strong behavior management skills

Worked with Down syndrome, high and low functioning autism, language delays, emotionally disturbed, swallowing and learning disabled populations

Knowledgeable with Medicaid paperwork

Hofstra University Saltzman Community Center, Hempstead, NY

Graduate Clinician 2010

Assessed and treated adults with severe mental retardation, autism, and traumatic brain injuries

Assessed and treated aged 2-10 year olds with language impairments, Asperger’s, developmental delays

Taught family members how to help carryover skills to the home environment

Collaborated with fellow graduate clinicians on a diagnostic team

California Avenue Elementary School, Uniondale, NY

Speech and Language Student Intern 2010

Assessed kindergarten children using popular diagnostic protocols

Planned and implemented sound and phonemic awareness skills using the Wilson program

Planned and implemented narrative and story grammar skills using the Brady program

EDUCATION

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Graduate Study 2011

Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology

Speech Department Academic Scholarship (all semesters)

Undergraduate Study 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences

Dean’s List (all semesters)

Hofstra University Academic Excellence Scholarship (all semesters)

Sigma Pi Honor Society

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

ASHA Poster Presentation

Research in Aphasia Treatment, San Diego, CA 2011

Accepted to present a poster-presentation

Researched regarded findings in aphasia treatment

Aphasia Research

Research in Aphasia Treatment 2010

Created standards and documented progression of client’s narrative skills

Researched macro and micro language structure and applying findings

Transcribed, analyzed, segmented, and coded narratives using SALT

Collaborated with a faculty member and two colleagues

ASHA Poster Presentation

Use of Cohesive Devices in Internationally Adopted Children, New Orleans, LA 2009

Presented research to, and fielded questions from SLPs at a conference

Presented findings from Independent Research Project

Graduate Guidance Document

Designed a PowerPoint presentation from compiled information 2011

Collaborated with Program Director and Supervisor to develop a graduate student manual

Verified various acquired information regarding graduate coursework, state and ASHA requirements

Provided insight from a graduate student’s point of view

Organized information into a reader friendly question-answer format

Honors Independent Research Project

Senior Honors Research Project 2008 – 2009

Collected data for a control group

Investigated cohesion skills of school age children and internationally adopted children

Presented findings in a PowerPoint presentation and orally defended research project

Earned High Honors

RELATED VOLUNTEER/LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

NSSHLA, Hofstra Chapter

Volunteer Coordinator 2009

Responsible for coordinating some of the organization’s volunteer work in the community

Member 2006 –2008

Donated toys to children in a local hospital

Read books to children in a local elementary school

Hofstra Welcome Week

Leader 2007 & 2008

Volunteered to help freshman find their way around campus, and spread Hofstra Pride!

SOFTWARE SKILLS

PRAAT; SALT; Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); IEP Direct; Boardmaker

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Basic Spanish skills



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