Portfolio

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

 

 

January

12th: Incluse This Podcast with Eye Level Works/Sarah

Topic: Words are Powerful

 

February

11th:  Live on Twitch Podcast California State University, Dominguez Hills ESports with Ruben

Topic: Inclusion 

 

19th-21st: Rehab Tech Summit 

Topic: The Urgency of Including Untapped Communities in Technology

 

26th:  Webinar American Society of Safety Professionals and the Ergonomics Practice 

Topic: Cross Collaboration Across Industries for Inclusive Design: How to Make an Impact for People with Disabilities

 

March

12th: Choose Inclusion Podcast

 

17th: LinkedIn Live with Charisse from Culture Circle

 

19th: LinkedIn Live with Dr. Benjamin Ritter

Topic: Intentional Inclusion and Accessibility

 

30th: Instagram Live with Alexandra from Patti and Ricky

 

April

10th:  AAUW   (American Association of University Women) Torrance Branch

Topic: “Digital Divide or Digital Empowerment” 

 

28th:  LinkedIn Live with Nish Parikh

 

 

May

20th:  Podcast Live with Debra Ruh

 

     

    Accomplishments and Publications

     

     

    Speaking Engagements

    • Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium: "Engaging Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in Virtual Programs"
    • Vanguard University of Southern California- Moderator for Panel discussion Conference about Autism At Work: Misconceptions and Myths for The 4th Creating Healthy Organizations 
    • Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) annual conference: “Design Read: Drawing with Words" Creating Connections and Experiences Through Drawing.”
    • Kennedy Center VSA Intersections Arts and Special Education Conference:  "Design Read: Drawing with Words Creating Connections and Experiences Through Drawing.
    • USA Gymnastics Regional Congress:  "Incorporating Children with Special Needs into Gymnastics"
    • Albion College Diversability Club-Building Disability Inclusion Starts with You: Your Personal Brand Matters"
    • African-Americans with Ataxia Support Group-"Tools and Technology to Empower You"
    • Guest on Presutti Advocacy Podcast

     

    Other Accomplishments

    • Future Speech Language Pathologists (Futureslps): Developed one of the 1st resource websites for students interested in the field of Speech Language Pathology.
    • Design Read Create: Developed reading literacy resources website.
    • Developed a position within a digital speech therapy company, and helped with expanding the company’s reach from Europe and Israel into North America by leading the company’s US activities closing deal on one of their first US based contracts.
    • Owner of one of the largest SLP resources groups on LinkedIn with over 15,000 members.

     

    Programs Developed

    • DesignReadCreate “Drawing with Words”
    • Adopt a Pet:   Social Skills Group (Assisted Occupational Therapist with Implementation of Program)
    • Accent Modification Program Training developed for a Corporate Communications Solutions Company
    • ClinicalFellowship.org:  Created training videos with a team of Speech Language Pathologists to help students prepare for the transition to Clinical Fellowship in Speech Language Pathology.
    • GymUnique Creations:  Incorporating Speech and Language Skills into Gymnastics Program
    • ClinicalFellowship.org:  Worked with a team of SLPs to create video modules to help graduate students transition to clinical fellowship in Speech Language Pathology.
    • Color Influenced Learning:  Shaping learning environments to increase student engagement
    • Ready, Set, Explore:  Enhancing Creativity in Our Future Leaders
    • Clinical Fellows Handbook Resource Guide