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Speech Pathologist

Phoenix, AZ

your.email@example.com
111-222-3333
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Summary

A highly skilled and dedicated Speech Language Pathologist offering 28 years of exceptionally versed and varied Speech, Language, Communication and Oral Feeding evaluation and therapy to a highly diverse population consisting of Pediatric and Adult clients. Expertise working with Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired and Developmentally Disabled population with a strong emphasis in Infant and Preschool populations. Extensive background includes work with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Additional training including Pediatric Vital Stimulation Therapy, Neuro-Developmental Therapy (NDT) Certification, Cranial Sacral and BioDymanic Cranial Sacral certificates. Seeking a diverse position as Speech Therapist in a well established organization to both challenge and utilize my skills and knowledge.

Work Experience

Speech Pathologist

Department of Developmentaly Disabled,

1991Current

  • Implement evaluation, therapy, both direct and consultative, IFSP planning for individual's ages 0-3, 3-18 years and adults with varying Developmental Disabilities within their natural environment.
  • Develop appropriate treatment goals and activities related to the specific needs of clients, and to identify equipment or materials to be used in treatment to expand communication, language, speech and pre-speech development, cognitive development, oral feeding skills, oral motor development, hearing and visual expansion and social skills within the individual's homes to facilitate individual and family enhancement and development.
  • Therapist works directly with families and adjunct therapies including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision therapy, Early Interventionist, Psychologist and Social Workers.
  • Provided training and technical assistance to families, nursing, new staff and consultants involved in the development of clients as well as transition of clients to ongoing services.

Speech Pathologist

Southwest Communication Consultants,

1985Current

  • Evaluate, assess and implement therapy with adults/adolescence and children with variety of communication disorders including: Traumatic Brain Injury, Executive Cognitive Function, Phonological Processing Disorder, Apraxia, Aphasia, Dysarthria, Auditory Processing Disorder, fluency, voice, neurological impairments, vision impairment, hearing impairments, cleft palate, developmental delays, cerebral palsy, Asbergers and Autism/PDD Spectrum.
  • Direct intervention with families and adjunct therapies including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision therapy, Early Interventionist, Psychologist and Social Workers utilizing an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary developmental approach.
  • Therapeutic intervention includes activities to expand communication, language, speech and pre-speech development, cognitive development, oral feeding skills, oral motor development, hearing and visual expansion and social skills within the individual's homes to facilitate individual and family enhancement and development.
  • Design and implement in depth Vital Stimulation Intervention for Dysphasia.
  • Assist families with videofluorographic (MBS) swallow examinations.
  • Developed appropriate treatment goals and activities related to the specific needs of clients, and to identify equipment or materials to be used in treatment.
  • Provided ongoing support to clients, including consultative and direct therapy services in natural environments as needed. Transition of clients to ongoing services.
  • Provided training and technical assistance to families, nursing, new staff and consultants involved in the development of clients. Provide in-service consultation to staff and agencies.

Speech Pathologist

Foundation for Blind Children,

1985Current

  • Provide and implement Evaluation and Assessments, Therapy, direct and consultative, and IEP planning for communication, language, speech and pre-speech development, cognitive development, oral feeding skills, oral motor development, hearing and visual expansion and social skills therapy for visually impaired and developmentally disabled infants, toddlers, preschoolers and K-4 grade children at their Center Based Infant Toddler and Preschool Program.
  • Work directly with adjunct therapies including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision therapy, Early Interventionist, Psychologist and Social Workers as well as teachers and families utilizing an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary developmental approach.
  • Provided training and technical assistance to families, nursing, new staff and consultants involved in the development of clients. Provide in-depth in-services and consultation to families, staff and agencies.
  • Participated in case conferences with parents and academic faculty and assist with identifying equipment or materials to be used in treatment and the transition of clients to ongoing services.

Speech Pathologist

Easter Seals,

1991 1999

  • Therapeutic intervention of communication and oral feeding skills for children between the ages of birth to 3 years, incorporating a multi-disciplinary team approach.

Speech Pathologist

United Cerebral Palsy,

1991 1994

  • Therapeutic intervention of communication and oral feeding skills for children between the ages of birth to 3 years, incorporating a multi-disciplinary team approach.

Speech Pathologist

Arizona Speech Pathology,

1985 1991

  • Evaluated, diagnosed, and treated inpatients/outpatients, adults/adolescence and children with an extensive variety of communication, speech-language, dysphasia and oral motor disorders within a Private Practice setting, Hospital, Outpatient Clinic, Adolescent Behavioral Health Centers, Preschools, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Homes and private individual's homes.

Speech Pathologist

Phoenix Central Speech and Language Center, Phoenix, AZ

1984 1985

  • Evaluated, diagnosed, and treat adults/adolescence and children with variety of communication disorders.

Education

Masters of Science in Clinical Speech Pathology

Northern Arizona University,

19821984

Additional Information

Skilled ability to evaluate and treat patients of all ages with an in-depth knowledge of a broad range of Speech-Language, Communication and Oral Feeding, Dysphasia programs and treatments to assist with restoring function and mitigating disability for diseased, injured and developmentally disabled patients. Excellent relationship, interpersonal, communication and listening skills with clients and families as well as medical support teams. Proficient in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design/execution, research assistance and support counseling. Works well across all levels of socio-economic and educational backgrounds. Demonstrates a strong ability to work under stress and manage multiple tasks efficiently. Provides prompt and efficient attention to patient, and patient family's needs. Enthusiastic team player deeply committed to delivering quality care, client and family support and achieving superior patient advancement as a member of a multidisciplinary case-management team.
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