SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (M.S., CCC-SLP & M.S., CFY-SLP)
Certified Speech-Language Pathologist with extensive work in early intervention and preschool environments. Experienced in screening, evaluating, and developing effective family-centered treatment plans. Organized individual who collaborates well with various professionals to ensure quality care and support successful carryover.
Adept in speech and language screenings & evaluation
Experience with mixed-expressive-receptive language delay, fluency, articulation, voice/resonance disorders, feeding & swallowing, aphasia, & autism
Experience with running the Group Aphasia Program (GAP) at the Debbie Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic
05/2011 to 08/2013
Early Interventionist AssociateMcLaughlin & Associates － Mansfield Center, CT
Provided services and support to children age's birth to three diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and their families with weekly guidance from a speech-language therapist, special education teacher, and service coordinator.
Designed and implemented structural and functional activities for children in order to enhance social skills, growth, and language development
Documented treatment procedures, lesson plans and progress reports
Provided education to families regarding speech and language development and participated in parent training to promote a strong language environment
Counseled families regarding speech and language progress, recommendations and/or concerns
Completed levels 1-4 of American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with deaf clients and provide augmentative and alternative communication to non-verbal children.
M.S: Speech-Language PathologySyracuse University － Syracuse, NYSpeech-Language Pathology
B.A: Communication DisordersUniversity of Connecticut － Storrs, CTCommunication Disorders
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (M.S., CCC-SLP), State of New York, February 2016-present
American Sign Language, Autism, Aphasia, Evidence Based Practice, family support, pediatric feeding & swallowing, treatment plans, screenings, evaluation, report writing, & home health services