Dedicated Speech Therapy Assistant with a professional presence and an empathetic understanding of patients dealling with communication disorders.Familiar with numerous alternative communication devices, including programmeming of the devices.Experience in both a clinical setting and in a less formal school setting dealling with students of all ages.
Provide direct therapy services as prescribed
Enable service to larger caseload
Day-to-day operational activities
Formal documentation of client performance
Schedulling and record keeping
Checks and maintenance of equipment
April 2010 to Present Hasboro Medical Clinic Â– London Speech Therapy Assistant
As a Speech Therapy Assistant, increased the frequency, intensity and duration of therapy services, resulting in the maximum therapeutic benefit for patients.
Always functioned to supplement, not supplant, the Speech Language Pathologist.
Provided easier access to services for patients.
As Speech Therapy Assistant, handled day-to-day clerical activities, allowing the Speech Pathologist more time to work with patients with complex needs.
Programmeed and instructed patients in the use of alternative or augmentative communication devices.
June 2006 to March 2010 Cook County School System Speech Therapy Assistant
Assisted during assessment of students.
Documented student performance through the preparation of charts, records and graphs.
Shared information and demonstrated for students and their families the strategies developed by the Speech Pathologist.
2006 DeVry University, London IL Associate Degree, Speech Language Pathologist Assistance (SLPA)2005 Hancock Hospital, London IL 100 hours of fieldwork toward associate’s degree