Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aditi Silverstein- Resume


ADITI E. SILVERSTEIN, M.A., C.C.C., SLP
1067 Rising Star Drive
Bedford, Virginia 24523 USA
(540) 874-7731
Virginia State License #000564

PRESENT POSITION:
Innovative Therapies, P.C.
President/Owner;
Speech/Language Pathologist

Scientific Learning Corp
Professional Development Manager

EDUCATION:

M.A. Speech/Language Pathology
August, 1969 – University of Illinois
Champaign – Urbana, Illinois

B.A. Speech/Language Pathology
June, 1968 – University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
February 1986 -2009
Center for Rehabilitation and Development, Inc.
Full service Rehabilitation Agency offering Speech/Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, with special Early Intervention Program, specializing in Sensory Integration therapies
Founder, Director, Speech/Language Pathologist
May 1992 -present
Innovative Therapies, P. C.
Special service clinic offering Innovative Speech/Language services for people with Language Learning Disabilities. Operates in Virginia and Europe
Founder, Director, Speech/Language Pathologist
November 1982 – February 1986
Rehabilitation Services of Roanoke
Director of Speech Services, Speech/Language Pathologist
December 1980 – November 1982
Burrell Home for Adults, Roanoke Virginia
Speech/Language Pathologist, serving residents of the Home and out-patients of all ages
September 1969 - June 1970
Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, Illinois
Speech/Language Pathologist, evaluation and treatment of multiply-handicapped preschool and school aged children

SPECIALIZED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
1986 – 2009
Developed FOCUSS (Focuss On Children Using Special Skills) – a full service Early Intervention Program. Serve as Director of programs located in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Blacksburg and Bedford. Speech/Language Pathologist in Roanoke and Bedford locations.

Evaluation and treatment of speech and language impaired handicapped preschool population exhibiting autism, cerebral palsy, Down’s Syndrome, hearing impairment, articulation and language disorders, with specialty in auditory processing disorders.
Specialty in treating autism, auditory processing disorders, language learning impairments, and hearing impairment (fluent in Cued Speech; knowledge of Sign Language).
Experienced speaker throughout Virginia, United Kingdom, and the Middle East on communication, auditory processing disorders and traditional and innovative treatments.

1992 – present
Trained in Auditory Integration Training. Developed an adapted program, Sensory Integration Training for Communication. Various presentations on this topic in United Kingdom, Austria, and United Arab Emirates. Authorized trainer of this method.
Also trained in SAMONAS Sound Therapy, The Listening Program, Interactive Metronome, and Fast ForWord, a neuroscientific computer-training program for children with Language Learning Disabilities
1997 – present
Trained in Fast ForWord™, individualized adaptive computerized language-learning programs. Offer this therapy throughout Virginia, as well as the United Kingdom and Europe.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Speech/Language and Hearing Association
Speech/Language and Hearing Association of Virginia
Society for Auditory Integrative Therapies
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:

  •  April 2003 -“Sensory Integration Strategies for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder” – Seminar Presentation at TAP-VA (The Autism Program of Virginia) Annual Autism Conference
  • March 2003 -“How the Brain Learns – Auditory Processing Disorders and their Treatment for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders” – Seminar Presentation at Autism Awareness Conference for Greater Roanoke Valley Chapter of Autism Society of America, Roanoke, VA
  • March 2002 - “Auditory Processing Disorders and Their Treatment in People With Autism” – Seminar Presentation at TAP-VA (The Autism Program of Virginia) 1st Annual Autism Conference
  • January 2002 - “Integrating the Senses for Success using Innovative Speech Therapy Modalities” – Seminar Presentation at PEACH Society General Meeting, London, UK
  • April 2001 - “Sensory Integration For People With Autism” – Seminar Presentation at Autism Awareness Conference for Greater Roanoke Valley Chapter of Autism Society of America, Roanoke, VA
  • March 2000 - “Sensory Integration In Human Development, Implications For Treatment” – Seminar presentation at Rehab 2000, in Dubai, UAE
  • March 2000 - “Collaborative Treatment of Clients With Sensory Integration Dysfunction:
  • The Complementary Roles of the Occupational Therapist and the Speech/Language Pathologist” – Seminar presentation at Rehab 2000, in Dubai, UAE
  • November 1998 - “Integrating the Senses for Successful Learning – Sensory Integration Training for Communication for People with Auditory Processing Disorders” – Workshop for Professionals at the Technical Assistance Center, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
  • March 1998 - “Sensory Integration Training for Communication-Treatment for People with Autism, Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities” – Workshop presentation at Rehab ’98, in Dubai, UAE
  • March 1998
  • “Early Intervention as Prevention and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders” – Seminar presentation at Rehab ’98, in Dubai, UAE
  • March 1998 - “Moving Fast ForWordä into the 21st Century” –Seminar presented at Speech and Hearing Association of Virginia annual convention.
  • October 1995 - “Sensory Integration Training for Communication” – Presentation at Innovative Therapies Seminar, “Integrating the Senses” in Roanoke, VA
  • July 1994 - “Auditory Integration Training – Application for Dyslexia” – Seminar Training, London Dyslexia Association, London, U.K.
  • April 1994 - “Auditory Integration Training: An Overview” – Specialist workshop presented at “Autism on the Agenda, an International Conference” sponsored by the National Autistic Society, U.K., University of Leeds, Sunderland, U.K.
  • March 1993 - “Auditory Integration Training: An Overview of the Treatment and a Report on Communication and Auditory Findings” – Presentation at the Annual Conference for the Speech and Hearing Association of Virginia in conjunction with the University of Virginia and The Kluge Children’s Clinic, Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • October 1992 - “Auditory Integration Training” – Workshop presented to Speech/Language Pathologist Network of Roanoke Valley. Also presented to Audiologist Group of Southwest Virginia.
  • March 1988 - “An Experiential Approach to Speech/Language Therapy using the Montessori method and Evolutionary Education” – Short course presented at the Speech and Hearing Association of Virginia annual convention.
  • November 1987 - “Montessori Materials for Speech Therapy” – Workshop presented to Speech/Language Pathologist Network of Roanoke Valley.
  • March 1987 - “The Application of Evolutionary Education and the Montessori method to Speech / Language / Hearing Therapy” – Workshop presented at the Speech and Hearing Association of Virginia annual convention.
  • March 1984 - “How to Start and Operate a Preschool Language Development Program” – Seminar presented at Speech and Hearing Association of Virginia annual convention.