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Speech-Language Pathologist-CFY

New York, NY
April 18, 2016

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State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

Bachelor of Science, Speech and Hearing Handicapped, May 2010

GPA: 3.5

Study Abroad in Greece, June 2009

Adelphi University

Master of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Summer 2012

GPA: 3.66


California State Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, License #21866

New York State Initial Certification, Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities

(Pre K-12), May 2010

BLS for Healthcare Providers-CPR/AED Trained: June 2015

PROMPT Trained, Introduction to PROMPT: Technique, June 2011

PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) Trained, February 2016

Academic and Professional Experience

Speech-Language Pathologist 07/15-Present

Beach Cities Speech, Manhattan Beach, CA

Provide individualized therapy to patients diagnosed with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, speech-language disorders, and Apraxia of speech.

Speech-Language Pathologist 09/13-Present

Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach, CA

Provide diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of students with speech and language disorders at the preschool, elementary, and middle school level, including special needs students. Facilitate individual, small group and classroom activities.

Speech-Language Pathologist-Clinical Fellow 11/12-08-13

Zakworks Inc., Creative Communication, Santa Fe, NM

Provide speech, language, and swallowing therapy services to adults with developmental disabilities in community-based settings, group homes, and day habilitation centers. Work with GoTalk4, GoTalk9, QuickTalker, VOCA switches and iPads. Monitor clients during meals and provide trainings to ensure safety during oral intake.

Extern 06/12-08/12

Association for Children with Down Syndrome, Plainview, NY

Conduct speech and language therapy and pediatric feeding with early intervention and preschool-age children presenting with medical diagnoses of Down Syndrome, agenesis of corpus callosum, athetoid cerebral palsy, lissencephaly, and prematurity at birth. Employ use of PROMPT, American Sign Language, and various AAC devices, including the TapSpeak on the iPad and Tobii.

Extern 01/12-05/12

St. Albans VA Community Living Center, St Albans, NY

Conduct swallow evaluations and treatment for individuals with dysphagia, provide group therapy for outpatients and inpatients with aphasia, provide private therapy to individuals with aphasia, dysarthria, and apraxia, and provide private and group therapy sessions with individuals who suffered from traumatic brain injuries. Observe and analyze results from MBS and FEES swallow studies. Administer BDAE, Burns Inventory, and CLQT.

Speech-Language Therapist 2/11-7/11

Logopedica Pediatric Speech Center, Astoria, NY

Provide assessment and treatment for early intervention, preschool-age and school-age children with communication, cognitive, and social delays. Provide treatment for delays in auditory comprehension, expressive language, fluency, and literacy skills (reading and writing intervention). Employ techniques from PROMPT by using touch cues and tactile-kinesthetic prompts to guide articulators. Work with parents to reinforce carry-over.

Leave Replacement Speech-Language Therapist 12/10 – 2/11

Nassau Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES)

Children’s Readiness Center, North Bellmore, NY

Collaborate with special education teacher in preschool classroom, consisting of 12 children. Employ use of Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and iPad as alternative forms of communication in a nonverbal classroom. Provide treatment for children with delays in expressive and receptive language, as well as provide pediatric feeding and swallow therapy for student with swallow apraxia.

Student Clinician 09/10 – 12/12

Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders

Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Provide treatment in a group setting for teenagers with Asperger’s syndrome who present with social language deficits. Work with teenagers (15-21 years) on voice, feeding, language, cognitive, and pragmatic therapy. Organize and run KIDTalk, a playgroup for toddlers with delays in expressive language development and provide treatment for toddlers with receptive and expressive delays. Provide diagnostic assessments with formal testing, including, POEC, PLS-5, TOLD-4, CELF-4, SSI, and the GFTA-2.

Supervisor 11/10-04/11

Second Home Daycare Center

Mid-Island Y JCC, Plainview, NY

Supervise 3rd-6th graders in afterschool daycare program. Manage and supervise staff, take attendance, and plan and run activities.

Teacher’s Aide at Nassau BOCES 06/10-08/10

Nassau Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES)

Children’s Readiness Center, North Bellmore, NY

Assist teacher in special education classroom by using Applied Behavior Analysis, and Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS).

Student Teaching Experience 02/10-05/10

Rochester City School District

School 16-John Walton Spencer School, Rochester, NY

Provide comprehensive assessments and treatment for preschool and school-age students with communication and cognitive delays. Provide therapy for children with fluency, language processing, articulation, and pragmatic issues, as well as literacy therapy in reading and writing intervention.

Student Clinician 09/08-05/09

SUNY Geneseo Speech and Hearing Clinic, Geneseo, NY

Develop lesson plans, therapy plans, progress reports, and plan intervention strategies for a school-age boy with treatment in articulation. Additionally, completed externship experience at Livonia Primary School where clinician developed lesson plans, therapy plans, progress reports, and intervention strategies for school-age children twice a week with treatment in articulation.

Speech Buddy ESOL Program 09/08-12/08

SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

Tutor college student from South Korea on the fundamentals of American intonation and articulation, vocabulary, and the uses of English in everyday social situations.

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