I am currently a 2nd-year graduate student in Speech Pathology at Kent State University. I plan on graduating in December of 2009. Presently, I am completing my first externship at Brentwood Health Care Center. Additionally I have clinical experience with adults with autism, accent reduction therapy with adults, children with apraxia of speech, language disorders, and literacy.
Aug 2007 - Present
I work with two families who each have a 15-year-old son with autism.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
Graduate Teaching Assistant
I taught a section of a senior undergraduate clinical prep class. My responsibilities included collaborating with the other GA's teaching different sections, grading worksheets and writing, and giving feedback on students progress.
Dec 2006 - Jul 2007
I worked with a 4-year-old girl with Autism in her home.
May 2006 - Aug 2006
Day Camp Counselor-Camp Cheerful
Achievement Center for Children
I worked with two fellow counselors and cared for 12 children with special needs including autism, PPD, CP, and ODD.
Jan 2008 - Present
Master of Arts
Kent State University
GPA = 3.80
- First Aid and CPR
- Trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
Aug 2005 - May 2008
Bachelor of Science
GPA = 3.56
Minor in psychology
Aug 2001 - Jun 2005
High School Diploma
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School
Aug 2004 - May 2005
I participated in Post-Secondary Enrollment Option Program during my senior year of high school, which allowed me to graduate high school with 34 college credits.