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Jessica Claire
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Dedicated speech-language pathologist familiar with all aspects of managing screening, evaluation, and treatment activities. Extensive knowledge of expressive and receptive language disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, articulation disorders, swallowing, and cognitive-communication disorders.

05/2020 to Current
Speech-Language Pathologist Functional Pathways Dayton, OH,
  • Provided comprehensive formal and informal evaluations of speech, language, voice, and swallowing disorders occurring secondary to conditions including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Lewy Body dementia in the long-term care and subacute rehabilitation settings.
  • Created and implemented personalized, functional treatment plans targeting optimization of independence through restorative and/or compensatory approaches and strategies.
  • Collaborated with clinical staff and providers, patients, and family members throughout course of care to provide education of disorder, treatment plan, and counseling related to psycho-social problems stemming from speech-language or swallowing impairment.
  • Conducted inservice for staff across three long-term care facilities targeting carryover of swallow strategies, considerations, and recommendations for patients with dysphagia.
  • Completed required clinical and administrative documentation including ABN form, plan of care, therapist progress notes, daily notes, and discharge summaries using Casamba software.
12/2019 to 03/2020
Graduate Student Clinician VA Boston Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Conducted clinical swallow evaluations and differentially determined appropriate diet modifications, compensatory swallow strategies, and the necessity for instrumental evaluation based on patient presentation.
  • Administered modified barium swallow (MBS) studies and analyzed the findings to determine an appropriate diagnosis.
  • Provided subsequent diet modification and/or compensatory and restorative swallow recommendations based on findings of instrumental swallow evaluation.
  • Documented all patient contact using the Computerized Patient Record Systems (CPRS), including MBS study results and daily patient notes in the SOAP note format.
  • Collaborated with interprofessional team including physicians, nurses, and dietitians.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding swallowing diagnosis, diet modifications, swallow strategies, and swallow safety.
06/2019 to 12/2019
Graduate Student Clinician Cotting School City, STATE,
  • Created and implemented daily session plans for students with a variety of complex communication disorders, including expressive and receptive language disorders, pragmatic language disorders, and cognitive-communication disorders
  • Adapted session plans for augmented and alternative communication (AAC) device users
  • Conducted comprehensive literacy assessments for AAC users using core word assessment
    strategies by integrating word identification and comprehension
  • Collected data for a 3-year evaluation using the Test of Auditory Processing, Test of Pragmatic
    Language, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Oral and Written Language Scales, Receptive One
    Word Picture Vocabulary Test, and Expressive One Word Picture Vocabulary Test
  • Demonstrated fluency programming and modifying TouchChat with Word Power and Unity
01/2019 to 06/2019
Graduate Student Clinician Boston Children's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Evaluated speech and/or language skills in individuals with developmental (e.g., cerebral palsy, Down syndrome) and acquired disorders (e.g., ALS, PLS) through an interprofessional team- based approach
  • Feature matched a person’s strengths and needs to the most appropriate augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) options, including picture communication strategies, voice output communication aids (VOCA), and speech-generating devices (SGD) and assessed best access methods, such as direct selection, switch access, head mouse, and eye gaze in collaboration with occupational therapy
  • Provided family counseling, training, and programming of SGD software, including Tobii Dynavox products, Zuvo with Communictor 5 and Grid 3, NOVA Chats with WordPower, iPads with Predictable, TouchChat, and Grid for iPad, and smartphone applications including Talk for Me
  • Wrote comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, treatment notes, and performed chart reviews using Epic medical record software
  • Edited message-banked speech clips using Audacity for use in a speech-generating device
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2020 to to
Master of Science: Speech-Language Pathology
Northeastern University - Boston, MA
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Communication Disorders
University Of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA

Commonwealth Honors College

Multidisciplinary & General Honors

Thesis: Can Newly Learned Phonotactic Constraints Change the Time Course of Spoken Word Recognition?

  • Licensed through the state of Vermont to practice speech-language pathology
  • ASHA certified Certificate of Clinical Competency

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School Attended

  • Northeastern University
  • University Of Massachusetts Amherst

Job Titles Held:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Graduate Student Clinician
  • Graduate Student Clinician
  • Graduate Student Clinician


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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