Highly competent, motivated, and compassionate licensed speech-language pathologist, experienced in working with a variety of
populations in a range of settings; interested to gain a full-time position in Speech-Language Pathology; Equipped with various work and
clinical experience, with outstanding ability to work and establish positive relationships with families, patients, and interdisciplinary team
Meditech, Adobe, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and
CAPE ANN EARLY INTERVENTION – BEVERLY, MA
Speech-language Pathologist March 2015Present Clinical Fellow, Speech-language Pathologist July 2014Mar 2015 Evaluated children ages 0-3 with a multidisciplinary team using the Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI) Provided family-centered home visits for children, focusing on speech, language and feeding Coordinated and managed appointments with families and daycares Formulated IFSP through collaboration of families and multidisciplinary team Co-treated with Social worker, PT, OT and Developmental Specialists Created and conducted speech and language groups Participated in LEA referral process and IEP meetings with Public School Systems Completed Clinical Fellowship adhering to ASHA and MA board licensing requirements Partook in mandatory Department of Public Health trainings KIDS OT TO PLAY, DANVERS, MA Graduate Student Clinician Jan 2014Apr 2014 Administered diagnostic assessments to children (TOPL, GFTA, CAAP, CELF-P, CELF-5) Managed and treated a caseload of 20+ pediatric clients (ages 1-13) with appropriate treatment goals and tasks Programmed and utilized AAC devices and picture exchange communication systems Provided sensory and motor feeding therapy in group and individual settings Co-treated with Occupational Therapists and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapists Organized and implemented pragmatic group therapy intervention.
Graduate Student Clinician, 09/2013 to 12/2013 MORTON HOSPITAL – TAUNTON, MA
Managed and treated a caseload of 15 patients, child and adult, with appropriate treatment goals and tasks Evaluated and discharged patients from therapy with appropriate assessment tools Documented patient's daily, weekly, and monthly progress Advocated for patient insurance reauthorizations Communicated with other professionals about patient status (i.e., primary care physicians, neurologists etc.) Presented an in-service to educate colleagues on a rare patient disorder Inpatient Acute Care Department: Screened, evaluated and treated Dysphagia and language impaired geriatric patients Conducted Clinical Beside Swallow Evaluations on adults Documented patient's daily status, goals, and progress Recommended diet upgrades/ downgrades to ensure safety and maximum quality of life Implemented the use of therapeutic and compensatory techniques Assisted in Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBS) Worked on a multidisciplinary team with Doctors, Nurses, Radiologists, Dieticians, PT and OT to ensure maximum benefit of treatment.
Graduate Student Clinician, 01/2013 to 06/2013 BOWMAN SCHOOL – LEXINGTON, MA
Treated a caseload of 30 children, grades K-5, in collaboration with a supervisor Implemented treatment in and out of the classroom Created lesson plans for individual and group therapeutic sessions Diagnostically evaluated children using standardized tests (GFTA, CELF-4, CELF-Screen, PPVT, EVT, SLDT-E, RAS/RAN) Formulated evaluation reports based on testing results Developed IEP goals and participated in IEP meetings Implemented Response to Intervention (RTI) to prevent academic failure.
BOSTON RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL – HYDE PARK, MA
Graduate Student Clinician Sep 2012Dec 2012 Conducted pre-screenings for K-1 and K-2 students Managed a weekly Language Literacy group for K-1 students Formulated weekly lesson plans containing early literacy activities and joint storybook reading Documented student's progress weekly and throughout the semester Provided families with weekly progress reports.
Graduate Student Clinician, 09/2012 to 12/2012 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SPEECH LANGUAGE AND HEARING CLINIC – BOSTON, MA
Provided treatment to two children in collaboration with a supervisor Formulated treatment plans and therapeutic interventions Updated and maintained client's files and reports on a weekly basis Provided parents with home practice strategies and education on treatment goals Selected test batteries and evaluated children using Diagnostic Evaluations ADDITIONAL E XPERIENCE WINGATE AT READING, READING, MA Observer June 2014 Observed a speech-language pathologist in a Skilled Nursing Facility to become familiar with the assessment, treatment and daily routines of a speech-language pathologist in this setting.
Nanny, 05/2014 to Current HOME CARE – BROOKLINE, MA
Provided childcare for two children on the Autism Spectrum, ages 10 and 13.
Assisted children with educational, life and social skill development.
Substitute teacher, 06/2014 to Current LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS – LEXINGTON, MA
Completed a 20 hour online substitute teaching course to obtain certification.
Substituted for various schools, subjects and grade levels across Lexington Public Schools.
Graduate Support Staff Assistant, 01/2014 to 05/2014 THE DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY – BOSTON, MA
Managed and updated clinical practicum site files for ASHA re- accreditation.
Assisted in the organization and filing of incoming paperwork and clinical documents for the department.
Speech and Language Research Assistant, 05/2013 to 05/2014 SPEECH AND L ANGUAGE LAB, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY – BOSTON, MA
Assisted professors with various speech and language research projects.
Scheduled and conducted speech and language research studies.
Analyzed data gathered from research studies.
Computer Lab Assistant, 05/2013 to 08/2013 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY PHARMACY COMMUNICATION LAB – BOSTON, MA
Managed communication lab for 3rd year pharmacy students.
Supervised and recorded mock pharmacy consultations.
Acted as a mock patient during consultations.
Master of Science: Speech Language Pathology, May 2014 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY - BOSTON, MA Speech Language Pathology
Bachelor of Science: Communication Disorders Psychology, May 2012 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST - AMHERST, MA GPA: Summa Cum Laude| Dean's List (20082012)Communication Disorders Psychology Summa Cum Laude| Dean's List (20082012)
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Companies Worked For:
Outpatient Rehabilitation Department
CAPE ANN EARLY INTERVENTION
BOSTON RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SPEECH LANGUAGE AND HEARING CLINIC
LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
THE DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
SPEECH AND L ANGUAGE LAB, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY PHARMACY COMMUNICATION LAB
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST
JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY
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Graduate Support Staff Assistant
Speech and Language Research Assistant
Computer Lab Assistant
Master of Science : Speech Language Pathology , May 2014 Bachelor of Science : Communication Disorders Psychology , May 2012
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