Recent Speech Language Pathology Graduate with 9 years of experience providing therapeutic support and case management services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Skilled counselor, communicator, and problem solver with a keen ability to think on her feet and adapt to unexpected circumstances.
Transferable leadership, training, counseling, and problem solving skills
Effective team communicator and collaborator
Proficient organization and written communication skills
Experienced in developing and individualizing high and low tech Assistive Technology
Proficient in time management
Flexible in adapting intervention based on individual learning styles and environmental factors
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Speech Language Pathology2016Kent State UniversityKent, OH, U.S.Expected Graduation Date: August 20, 2016
Post Baccalaureate Program for Speech Language Pathology: Communication Science Disorders2014University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA, U.S.2013-2014
Bachelor of Arts: Rhetoric and Communication2003University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA, U.S.Bachelor of Arts with Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology Expected Aug 2016
Conditional License for Professional Experience Options (CFY) Expected Aug 2016
CPR Certified 2015
Child Safety, ALICE Training 2015
SLP Student Teaching Externship01/2016 to CurrentKent City School DistrictKent, OH
within two district elementary schools (K-5).
Performed hearing screenings, assessment and intervention that addressed
articulation impairment, social communication, implementation of
assistive technology, motor speech disorders, speech and language impairment,
auditory rehabilitation, and cognitive aspects of communication with children
who qualified under the following disability categories: intellectual
disabilities, multiple disabilities, traumatic brain injury, speech and
language impairment, specific learning disability, autism, orthopedic and/or
other health impairment, and deafness and/or hearing impairment. Created individualized treatment materials
and supports. Provided intervention
using the following service delivery models: collaboration, consultation,
pullout intervention, classroom-based intervention, individual and group. Participated and presented during
Intervention Assistance Team meetings and IEP/ETR conferences.
Student Clinician05/2015 to 12/2015Kent State University ClinicKent, OH
Adult outpatient experience: assessment and intervention addressed metacognitive and metalinguistic executive functioning skills that influence social communication behavior (pragmatics) and accent modification.
Pediatric outpatient experience: assessment and intervention addressed articulation (including apraxia) and language impairment with preschool and school-aged students. Conducted speech and language therapy for several students residing in a rural school district using telepractice format.
Student Clinician- Enrichment Site08/2014 to 05/2015Family Child Learning Center (Akron Children's Hospital)Tallmadge, OHParticipated in the Early Childhood Speech Pathology and School Psychology Traineeship Program (federally funded grant.) Received specialized training in family-centered practice, interdisciplinary teaming, the effects of poverty on child development, and the use of evidence-based practice to promote positive outcomes in young children. Implemented social/interactive treatment approaches including DIR/Floortime, PLAY Project, Responsive Teaching, and
Milieu teaching in preschool contexts (specialized preschool and early head start program) and using parent coaching models via telepractice.
Resource Coordinator/Early Intervention Service Coordinator09/2007 to 08/2013York County MH/IDD ProgramYork, PALaunched the Early Childhood Maternal/Paternal Depression Project as
part of the Helping Families Raise Healthy Children initiative. Assisted with development and documentation of
Evaluation Reports and Individual Family Service Plans. Managed &
updated service plans based on state regulations/guidelines for content
and time frames using statewide software program. Facilitated communication between therapists
and family members. Coordinated referrals to appropriate
Therapeutic Support Staff02/2007 to 05/2008NHS-Edgewater Children's ServicesHarrisburg, PA
Implemented behavior support strategies for children with behavioral health needs in home, community, and academic settings. Lead clinician for the Stepping Stones Program (after-school program for children with ASD) in Harrisburg City S.D.
Community Support Associate08/2005 to 12/2006Keystone Service SystemsHarrisburg, PAAssisted adults with developmental disabilities in obtaining employment and/or participating in community activities. Provided transportation to medical appointments, monitored medication consumption. Assisted in all aspects of daily living.
Vocational Mentor02/2005 to 05/2006CBHNPEphreta, PAAssisted and advocated
for individual with disability at work and within the community.
Teacher/Childcare07/2004 to 11/2004Easter Seals Child Development CenterYork, PA2004: Created educational activities for children according to
their varying stages of development. Supported children with
disabilities and peers in an integrated classroom environment.
Other Relevant Experience
5 years private vocal training in public speaking, theater, and voice
Small business owner/musician- Indian Summer Jars- produced and released two albums: Catalyst (2011) and Similar (2008) and performed in local and national venues consistently for a period of 7 years.
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) 2013-present
Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association (OSLHA) 2014-present
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Companies Worked For:
Kent City School District
Kent State University Clinic
Family Child Learning Center (Akron Children's Hospital)
York County MH/IDD Program
NHS-Edgewater Children's Services
Keystone Service Systems
Easter Seals Child Development Center
Kent State University
University of Pittsburgh
Job Titles Held:
SLP Student Teaching Externship
Student Clinician- Enrichment Site
Resource Coordinator/Early Intervention Service Coordinator
Therapeutic Support Staff
Community Support Associate
Master of Arts : Speech Language Pathology 2016 Post Baccalaureate Program for Speech Language Pathology : Communication Science Disorders 2014 Bachelor of Arts : Rhetoric and Communication 2003
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