oakland , California, United States
Home page: www.makesociallearningstick.com
Elizabeth co-directs and co-owns Communication Works, a private practice offering speech, language, social, and occupational therapy for children and adults. She is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist and has worked with preschool to adult clients and their families since 1996 in private practice, schools, and hospitals. Following her professional passion, Elizabeth has specialized in the areas of social communication, self-regulation, and executive functioning. She thrives on learning and developing functional and creative intervention tools and programs to support the clients she works with, and thoroughly enjoys collaborating with other like-minded professionals and parents. She has completed a mentorship and internship with Michelle Garcia Winner, Stephanie Madrigal, and Pamela Crooke, and has co-authored two popular children’s books about Whole Body Listening entitled Whole Body Listening Larry at Home and Whole Body Listening Larry at School. Elizabeth is a speaker for parent groups, teachers, therapists, and other professionals, and believes strongly in sharing valuable information that supports social and emotional growth. In addition, her relationship with her sister and extended family members with special needs have made her work a lifelong endeavor. Elizabeth received her bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and her master’s degree from San Jose State University. She lives with her husband, two sons and dog, all of whom teach her new life lessons and keep her smiling every day.
Interests: social communication, self-regulation, executive functioning.
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