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RACHEL PREVOST MS, CCC-SLP

University of Georgia- BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2004

Medical University of South Carolina- MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2008

Since 2008, I have worked in Georgia, California, Nevada and Oregon as a Speech Pathologist with children and adults.  Each position has provided incredible experiences that have added to my toolbox which continues to grow with every new client and workshop attended.

Professional Training: 


Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems both low and high tech

Meaningful Speech -Natural Language Acquisition Trained Clinician

 Pragmatic Organizational Dynamic Display (PODD)

Seeing My Time Professional Course by Marydee Sklar of the Sklar Method

DIR Floortime Professional Course

Social Thinking Clinical Training Level 1

Beckman Oral Motor Training

Hanen More Than Words

SOS Approach to Feeding

AEIOU Approach to Feeding

DIR-Floortime level 1 certified

AAC SPECIALIST

Northwest Regional Educational Service District- Beaverton, Oregon

Supported school teams, families and other professionals with implementation of AAC software, low and high tech.  Led professional development, provided ongoing training to school staff, parents and ABA providers.   Obtained funding for personal devices and provided ongoing support to AAC users and their caregivers. 

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Foundation for Positively Kids - Las Vegas, Nevada

Early intervention services provided in home.  Focus in on parent coaching and education on strategies to promote joint attention, sustained attention, understanding of early words and functional expression to get needs met.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

PAM Rehabilitation Hospital - Las Vegas, Nevada

Acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital serving adults with neurological impairment such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Daily collaboration with other members of the therapy team including PT, OT, nursing, case management, the PM&R doctor and the family.  Performed Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS).

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Hillsboro School District- Hillsboro, Oregon

Elementary school serving students with articulation, language and social skill needs. Served students with autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome and learning disabilities. Inclusion focused school with collaboration between the Life Skills program and the general education teachers.  Co-taught language lessons and developed an executive functioning lesson plan for 5th and 6th graders with the focus on organization, planning and time managment.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST- ON CALL

Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon (RIO)- Portland, Oregon

Inpatient rehabilitation unit serving adults with traumatic brain injury, stroke and other neurologial impairments. Facilitated cognitive and language therapy for memory loss, difficulty with problem solving and aphasia/apraxia.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

CompHealth Medical Staffing- northern California and southern Oregon

Travel therapist position for Santa Clara County Education in San Jose, California.  Worked with students in the special programs with severe autism and developmental delay.  Trained in use of the Pragmatic Organizational Dynamic Display (PODD) communication system.  Second travel assignment in the Klamath Falls City Schools at an elementary and middle school servicing students with articulation and language delays as well as developing several social skills groups for students on the autism spectrum.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Shepherd Center- Atlanta, GA

Acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital serving adolescents and adults with traumatic brain injury, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury and other neurological impairments. Worked with patients emerging from a coma and with patients using alternative forms of communication (AAC) devices.  Performed Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS) and Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) and collaborated with members of the therapy team.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta- Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (CIRU) - Atlanta, Georgia

Inpatient rehabilitation unit servicing infants and children with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and other neurological impairments.  Provided language, cognitive and return to school focused therapy.  Facilitated family education and group therapy sessions with the child life specialist.

CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP YEAR

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center- Augusta, GA

Internship year.  Worked with primary SLP in the ICU, acute care floors, Active Duty Unit and with head and neck cancer patients.

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