University of Connecticut (Comm. Disorders)
Southern Connecticut State University (Master's)
In my day to day work working with grades K-8, I spend a significant amount of time working with individuals who have speech, language, cognitive, developmental, and/or fluency disorders. I have am very comfortable administering formal and informal assessments, as well as creating goals and coordinating therapy across other disciplines.
My experience has also strengthened my counseling skills working with both the students and their family. In addition, I have had experience interning at Gaylord Hospital where I provided services to adults who have experienced a traumatic brain injury or stroke resulting in cognitive, language and swallowing deficits. I worked with patients on functional skills, problem solving, memory, executive functioning, and expressive/receptive language.
Concurrently with my graduate studies, I worked as the Assistive Technology Aide at Gaylord Hospital. I am very knowledgeable in several high-tech communication devices, including: Dynavox devices, iPads, and eye gaze technology. Additionally, I have experience working with Go-Talk devices and Boardmaker. I have created several individualized interactive communication boards utilizing Proloquo2go, Dynavox Compass, MyVoice, and have worked training patients and families on using these apps.
B.A. in Communication Disorders from University of Connecticut
M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Connecticut State University
Certified by the CT Dept. of Education and Dept. of Health
Articulation, Receptive/Expressive Language, Fluency (Stuttering), Social-Pragmatics.
My strong academic and professional background in cognitive and developmental disorders, language disorders, social-pragmatic disorders, and assistive technology, will prove to be very useful as a speech-language tutor. I hope to meet with you in person to discuss this position in more detail.
In my day to day work working with grades K-8, I spend a significant amount of time working with individuals who have speech, language, cognitive, developmental, and/or fluency disorders. I have am very comfortable administering
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