About Dr. S
Dr. S, possesses a Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Clinically, she specializes in Child Language Disorders and Juvenile forensic and assessment within multicultural populations and youth placed at-risk for delinquency or involvement with the justice system.
Dr. S earned her Masters of Education in Communication Disorders - Speech-Language Pathology and her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/ Computer Information Systems. Dr. S is a licensed and practicing Speech-Language Pathologist. She is licensed to practice in various US states.
She has been a speech-language pathologist working with early intervention, school-age children, the medical setting with adults/geriatrics in skilled nursing facilities and hospitals, and in the confinement or carceral space for over fifteen years.
At this time, her current research interests include increasing cultural awareness and treatment of at-risk/under-served minority youth nationally and internationally. More specifically, she focuses on language and literacy development and it impact on academic success and criminal thinking and behavior, and criminal recidivism in at-risk/disconnected African-American and Caribbean youth with cognitive-communicative disorders.
Dr. S created and runs the Graduate Clinician Without Borders International Short-term study abroad trips to various Caribbean Islands; and the telepractice and AAC specialty clinic.
She has also taught graduate and undergraduate level courses nationally and internationally at institutions.