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Summary

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. 

Work experience

Aug 2007Present

Independent Provider

Ohio Medicaid

I work with two families who each have a 15-year-old son with autism.

Aug 2008Dec 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 2006Jul 2007

ABA Therapist

I worked with a 4-year-old girl with Autism in her home.

May 2006Aug 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.

Education

Jan 2008Present

Master of Arts

Kent State University

GPA = 3.80

Certifications

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
Aug 2005May 2008

Bachelor of Science

GPA = 3.56

Minor in psychology

Aug 2001Jun 2005

High School Diploma

Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School
Aug 2004May 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.

Portfolio

Skills

Computer Applications
  Internet E-mail, tele- and video-conferencing Windows: Microsoft Office, XP, Macintosh OS X Boardmaker Speaking Dynamically Pro (Mac and Windows) Vizzle Pix Writer Edmark