Resume

Professional Work Experience

Berryessa Union School District                                                          August 2011-June 2012

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Evaluated and provided treatment for preschool through fifth grade students, with a variety of communication disabilities, including phonological and articulation disorders, apraxia, language disorders, intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, Autism, pragmatic disabilities, and visual impairments.
  • Consulted with teachers, parents, school staff, and bilingual therapists during Student Study Team (SST) meetings and IEP meetings to provide appropriate recommendations for students with communication disabilities.
  • Prepared and presented student reports for Individualized Education Programs in a timely and professional manner.
  • Created a blog for parents to facilitate carryover of speech and language in the home environment.

 Washington Preschool Center / MyTherapyCompany               October 2010-July 2011

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Evaluated and provided treatment for preschool-aged children with a variety of communication disabilities, including high and low functioning Autism, Down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, phonological and articulation disorders, and language disorders.
  • Implemented a total communication approach with students and staff, including the use of picture communication boards, Sign Exact English, American Sign Language, gestures, and verbalizations.
  • Utilized new technology, such as apps on the iPAD, as a tool to facilitate early speech and language development.
  • Consulted with parents on a regular basis to facilitate carryover of speech and language in the home environment

Los Angeles Speech and Language Therapy Center                  November 2008-October 2010

Clinical Fellow / Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Evaluated and provided treatment for children with a variety of communication disabilities, including high and low functioning Autism, Down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, phonological and articulation disorders, fluency disorders, language disorders, apraxia, prelingual delays, and pragmatic disorders.
  • Taught a social skills class for pre-teen children with high functioning Autism.
  • Taught as one of the head teachers in a Summer Speech and Language Camp for children with language delays.
  • Organized and provided in-service training regarding speech and language strategies for staff, parents, and community.

 Educational Qualifications

  • SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY, San Jose, California, 2006-2008
  • Master of Education/Speech-Language Pathology; GPA: 3.9/4.0
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Los Angeles, California, 2002-2006
  • Bachelor of Arts–Communicative Disorders; GPA: 3.7/4.0

Professional Associations

  • California Speech-Language and Hearing Association Member, 2006-2012
  • American Speech and Language Hearing Association Member, 2008-2012
  • Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, Licensed Member, 2009-2012

Professional Licenses

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, ASHA, 2009-2012
  • Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential, 2010-2012

Additional Skills

  • Conversational proficiency in Chiuchow
  • PROMPT trained clinician

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