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Language College

Location:
East Brunswick, NJ
Salary:
58,000
Posted:
August 12, 2012

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AMANDA A. LOEB

yid1k8@r.postjobfree.com; 732-***-****

* ****** **., **** *********, NJ 08816

EDUCATION: Touro College, Brooklyn, NY

Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology

Anticipated Graduation Date: September 2012

Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts, Speech Pathology and Audiology, January 2010

Graduated Cum Laude

Studies Abroad: Israel, 2006-2007

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

YAI Premier Healthcare, New York, NY,

Student Clinician, June-August 2012:

• Assessed and treated children, adolescents and adults with Autism, Down Syndrome, Neurogenic Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Aphasia, Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities in the following areas:

o Articulation/phonology, fluency, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects, voice and swallowing, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

• Developed various activities and procedures for achievement of goals.

• Competently navigated and used Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices, such as the Picture Exchange Communication System and Dynavox to facilitate speech and language therapy for the clients.

Bright Beginnings Learning Center, Piscataway, NJ,

Student Clinician, February-June 2012:

• Assessed, evaluated, and treated students with Autism, (verbal and nonverbal), Down Syndrome, and Multiple Disabilities in the following areas:

o Articulation/phonology, fluency, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects, voice and swallowing, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

• Attended and gave professional input during Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings, parent-teacher conferences, student intakes, student assessments and evaluations, and staff meetings.

• Competently navigated and used Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices, such as the Picture Exchange Communication System, Springboard Lite, iPad, Dynavox and various PC Software, as well as American Sign Language, to facilitate speech and language therapy for the students.

• Facilitated feeding/swallowing therapy by modifying consistency of foods, postures of children, and utensils used.

Touro College Speech and Hearing Center, Brooklyn, NY,

Student Clinician, January 2011-January 2012:

• Screened, evaluated and treated children and adults with Autism, Down Syndrome, Neurogenic Speech Disorders, and Intellectual Disabilities in the following areas:

o Articulation/phonology, fluency, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects, voice, and swallowing.

• Composed diagnostic reports following initial evaluations.

• Formulated long-term, short-term, and session treatment plans.

• Developed various activities and procedures for achievement of goals.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

The Clarke School for the Deaf, New York, NY,

New York Center for Child Development, New York, NY,

Student Observer, September-December 2009:

• Observed speech-language therapy sessions for children with hearing impairments (some with cochlear implants) treated in the areas of articulation/phonology, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects and voice.

• Observed speech-language therapy sessions for children and monolingual and bilingual children treated in the areas of articulation/phonology, fluency, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects, reading, and writing.

St. Peter’s Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ,

Student Observer, Summer 2009:

• Observed speech-language therapy sessions for children with Autism treated in the areas of articulation/phonology, receptive and expressive language, cognition, pragmatics/social aspects, voice and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

Camp Stone, Sugar Grove, PA,

Counselor, Summers 2005-2007:

• Supervised and mentored children in an overnight facility.

• Designed creative programming and created stimulating art projects using a variety of artistic mediums to promote creativity and self-expression.

• Provided informal guidance and counseling, mediated interpersonal conflicts by encouraging campers to channel their negativity into productive behavior.

PUBLICATIONS:

Communication Sciences and Disorders,

Contributing Writer, 2008-2009:

• Researched and submitted article entitled “Smoking Not” to annual student publication, exploring the effects of smoking on physiological functioning of speech mechanisms.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet.



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