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EMMA COULTER

660 Mull Ave. Apt. 1B, Akron, OH 44313 | evc1@zips.uakron.edu| 330-718-3784 OBJECTIVE To obtain a position evaluating and treating speech-language disorders in a pediatric setting, particularly in an educational facility. Public Speaking Collaboration Time Management CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Interpersonal Skills Effective Communication Skills Organizational Skills Technological Awareness Leadership Resourceful

SKILLS & ABILITIES

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH CENTER AKRON, OH


8/2012-12/2012, 5/2013-8/2013

Evaluated and treated children and adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with speech and language disorders in an in-patient setting. Educated and worked with family members to promote generalization and awareness of communication disorders. Clinical experience gained in the following areas: pediatric phonological disorders, articulation disorders, language disorders, speech and language delays due to hearing loss, Auditory Verbal Therapy, cycling; adult english as a second language, and fluency Supervised by Dr. Denise Wray, CCC-SLP, Jill Yajnik, MA CCC-SLP

KEEGAN CENTER FOR AUTISM FAIRLAWN, OH 1/2013-6/2013 Provided intervention and assessment for children with severe austic spectrum disorders in one-on-one and group settings at a specialized school for children with autistic spectrum disorders Clinical experience gained in the following areas: pediatric articulation and language disorders, hearing loss, visual impairment, apraxia, dysarthria, echolalia, video modeling, visual schedules, Picture Exchange Communication System, social stories, AAC, iPad therapy applications Collaborated with classroom instructors to provide group pragmatic language lessons each week Supervised by Jamie Harding, MA CCC-SLP

NEUROLOGY AND NEUROASSOCIATES AKRON, OH


8/2012-1/2013

ANTICIPATED EXPERIENCE

Evaluated and treated adults and geriatric patients with neurologically-based speech and language disorders including: traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, CVA, Parkinson's Disease Clinical experience gained in the following areas: cognitive-communication impairments, aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, voice disorders, apraxia of speech, APT I, II, and III Supervised by Nancy Harris, MA CCC-SLP

KIDSLINK NEUROBEHAVIORAL CENTER BUDDY CAMP HUDSON, OH


7/2013

Anticipated: provide services to children with developmental disabilities in group and one-on-one settings, facilitating peer-mediated intervention
8/2013-12/2013

SUMMA REHABILITATION CENTER AKRON, OH

Anticipated: provide services to adults with cognitive-communication disorders, dysphagia (bedside swallow examination and treatment), dysarthria, apraxia, and aphasia

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
MASTER OF ARTS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Expected graduation: May, 2014 UNIVERSITY OF AKRON


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY

May, 2012

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & INVOLVEMENT

NSSLHA Member, 2013 Ohio Speech-Language Hearing Association Associate Member, 2013 Writing Social Stories training by Carol Gray, 6/2013 Accelerated Growth for the Late Beginning Listener... Transitions, Tools, Teams, & Tactics, Workshop presented by Northeast Ohio Consortium for Children with Coclear Implants and the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 9/2012

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT

GRADUATE ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF AKRON AKRON, OH


[8/2012-5/2014]

Organized and implemented Graduate School information meetings for undergraduate students in speechlanguage pathology and audiology Represented the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at various high-school visit days on the University of Akron campus Served as a Teaching Assistant for the following courses: Observations and Clinical Techniques, Introduction to Clinical Phonetics Presented on the graduate school experience to an undergraduate class of graduating seniors Personal management, organization, and problem-solving tasks for various faculty members within the department Supervisors: Robin Angell, MA CCC-SLP, Nancy Harris, MA CCC-SLP, Dr. Scott Palasik, CCC-SLP, Dr. Charles Carlin, CCC-SLP

RESIDENT ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF AKRON AKRON, OH


8/2009-5/2011

HONORS & AWARDS

Gained interpersonal skills, supervisory experience, independence, time management, leadership skills, and public speaking skills Presented at regional conference: North East Ohio Housing Officers, 2010 Mentored undergraduate and graduate students living in the residence halls Organized and implemented events to promote community development Received semi-annual leadership training Responded to critical events in the residence halls resourcefully and appropriately

PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL RESIDENCE HALL HONORARY, UNIVERSITY OF AKRON CHAPTER AKRON, OH


5/2011-5/2012

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Facilitated team-building and leadership training for student leaders in the residence halls Organized and implemented a variety of educational and recognition-based programming across campus Represented the University of Akron in board rooms at regional and national conferences

MAHONING VALLEY ULSTER PROJECT COUNSELOR YOUNGSTOWN, OH


7/2010

Mentored and supervised 24 teenagers from the USA and Northern Ireland during a month-long project to promote peace in Northern Ireland through relationship-building activites

REFERENCES

Available upon request.