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Lilly Colley

Lilly Colley

New Orleans,LA

Summary

Dedicated and passionate Speech-Language Pathologist with 3 years of experience diagnosing and treating speech and language differences across diverse populations. Discovered my passion for helping pediatric populations find their voice. Proficient in all aspects of creating individualized evaluation and treatment plans. Possesses extensive knowledge of expressive and receptive language skills, articulation, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Committed to honoring all types of communication and adept at assessing individual needs to determine the most effective interventions. Seeking a position where I can continue to advocate for AAC, spreading awareness of its impact on individuals and families.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Certified Speech Language Pathologist

Gulf South Autism Center
New Orleans , LA
2022.09 - Current
  • Created a safe environment for Autistic children focused on regulation and connection to further their speech and language development
  • Provided child-led therapy to establish intrinsically motivating activities focusing on the child's strengths.
  • Prepared materials for group and individual therapy sessions.
  • Completed multiple AAC evaluations with AbleNet.
  • Collaborated with Occupational and Behavioral professionals to provide comprehensive support for patients and treatment plans.
  • Volunteered to present to entire staff regarding the importance of AAC, modeling without expectation, honoring all types of communication, self advocacy skills, and other language facilitation strategies to enforce generalization between communication partners and settings.
  • Organized AAC training meetings and observation sessions for caregivers to provide education on AAC and demonstrate various ways to implement AAC into their daily lives.

Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow

New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center
New Orleans , LA
2021.07 - 2022.09
  • Evaluation and treatment of toddlers to school age children with communication differences including: phonology, articulation, fluency, expressive and receptive language, pragmatic language, and literacy.
  • Rendered highest quality of care when interacting with patients and families.
  • Conducted speech and language screenings at various schools in New Orleans.
  • Utilized technology platforms such as Zoom for virtual facilitation sessions.

Graduate Clinician

Lourdes Hospital
Paducah , KY
2021.03 - 2021.05
  • Provided clinically appropriate evaluation and therapy rehabilitative services to adults and geriatrics who present with disorders of communication including aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, TBI, cognitive delays, and voice deficits.
  • Collaborated with physical, occupational, and other healthcare providers to provide holistic therapy and care.
  • Assessed and monitored patients with dysphagia and adjusted diets according to individual's needs.
  • Performed Modified Barium Swallow and beside dysphagia evaluations.
  • Trained on the EMR system, Epic.

Graduate Clinician

Advanced Therapy Solutions
Clarksville , TN
2021.01 - 2021.03
  • Collaborate with physical, occupational, behavioral, and speech therapists; to provide holistic therapy and care to children ages 0–10.
  • Evaluation and treatment of early intervention, preschool,and school age communication disorders including: phonology, articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, literacy, AAC, and feeding.
  • Used ClinicSource as the EMR system.
  • Completed written diagnostic reports, plan of care for reevaluations, initial evaluation, and SOAPs notes.
  • Services provided to neurodivergent children .

Graduate Clinician

Caldwell County Elementary School
Princeton , KY
2020.08 - 2020.12
  • Evaluation and treatment of school age communication disorders including: Phonology, articulation, hearing, expressive and receptive language, AAC,and pragmatic language.
  • Attended ARC meetings, developed IEPs, provided teletherapy and RTI for the children on the caseload.
  • Services provided to neurodivergent children.
  • Facilitated virtual classrooms using software like Zoom.

Graduate Clinician

Murray State University Clinic
Murray , KY
2020.01 - 2020.05
  • Evaluation and treatment of preschool, school age, and adult communication disorders including: phonology, articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, literacy, and swallowing.
  • Observing and administering voice screenings utilizing rigid endoscope.
  • Completed written diagnostic reports, lesson plans, SOAPs, progress reports.

Graduate Clinician

Spring Creek Rehabilitation Center
Murray , KY
2019.01 - 2020.03
  • Treatment and screening of adult communication disorders including: expressive and receptive language, cognitive linguistic.
  • Experience working with individuals with hearing impairment.

Graduate Clinician

Murray Elementary School
Murray , KY
2019.08 - 2019.12
  • Evaluation and treatment of early childhood communication disorders including: phonology, articulation, expressive and receptive language, and pragmatic language.
  • Completed written diagnostic reports, lesson plans, SOAPs, progress reports,
  • Presented documentation during ARC meetings.
  • Experience with bilingual children.

Graduate Clinician

Judy Willis Preschool
Murray , KY
2019.08 - 2019.12
  • Evaluation and treatment of early childhood communication disorders including: phonology, articulation, expressive and receptive language, and pragmatic language
  • Completed written diagnostic reports, lesson plans, SOAPs, progress reports

Study Abroad Participant

KIIS
Prague , Czech Republic
2018.06 - 2018.07
  • Studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic to analyze Speech-Language Pathology differences between countries.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of my fellow classmates to organize lesson plans.
  • Learned to establish rapport quickly with individuals in an unfamiliar environment and culture.

Education

Master of Science - Speech-Language Pathology

Murray State University
Murray, KY
05.2021

Bachelor of Science - Communication Disorders

University Of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
05.2019

Skills

  • Patient Advocacy
  • Relationship Building
  • Adaptability
  • Creative Thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Treatment Planning
  • Team Collaboration
  • Passion

Certification

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Louisiana State License in Speech-Language Pathology

References

References available upon request.

Timeline

Certified Speech Language Pathologist

Gulf South Autism Center
2022.09 - Current

Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow

New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center
2021.07 - 2022.09

Graduate Clinician

Lourdes Hospital
2021.03 - 2021.05

Graduate Clinician

Advanced Therapy Solutions
2021.01 - 2021.03

Graduate Clinician

Caldwell County Elementary School
2020.08 - 2020.12

Graduate Clinician

Murray State University Clinic
2020.01 - 2020.05

Graduate Clinician

Murray Elementary School
2019.08 - 2019.12

Graduate Clinician

Judy Willis Preschool
2019.08 - 2019.12

Graduate Clinician

Spring Creek Rehabilitation Center
2019.01 - 2020.03

Study Abroad Participant

KIIS
2018.06 - 2018.07

Master of Science - Speech-Language Pathology

Murray State University

Bachelor of Science - Communication Disorders

University Of Kentucky
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Louisiana State License in Speech-Language Pathology
Lilly Colley