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Ana Carolina Martins Cortez
Bilingual speech & language pathologist (Portuguese / English) with an undergraduate degree from the University of São Paulo (USP). Master's in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of São Paulo (USP). Her professional experience includes working with children with communication disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning difficulties and speech disorders. Supervises students of the undergraduate course of speech therapy at USP. She frequently visits SLP institutions and schools in the USA. She has papers and articles published and presented at national and international congresses, such as ASHA Convention.
Bilingual speech & language pathologist (Portuguese / English). Master's student in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of São Paulo (USP), where she also did Specialization in Child Psychiatry. She did her undergraduate studies at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). Her clinical experience includes working with children with communication disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning difficulties, speech disorders. She has experience working with voice disorders and professional use of voice after graduating from Wolf Maya Actors School in 2017. Supervises students of the undergraduate course of speech therapy at USP. She has papers presented at national and international congresses, such as ASHA Convention in Orlando, FL in 2019.
Irene F. Cimerman
Speech & language pathologist with specialization in therapy and audiology. Experienced in providing orientation to parents with children who present Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities. Active participant in groups for study of the Auditory Processing Disorder spectrum. Past experience at the neurological rehabilitation center of one of the most important hospitals in São Paulo (Hospital das Clínicas).
Speech & Language pathologist. Responsible for the service of Speech & Language prevention and stimulation programs at several schools. Coordinates seminars for teacher’s orientation in the “reading and writing process” for young children. Co-author of most of the forms used at the clinic to establish the relationship between oral motor therapy, feeding and speech development.
Bilingual speech & language pathologist in English & Portuguese. Her initial schooling was done at St. Paul’s School, a bilingual English school in São Paulo. Her professional activities include: Participation in research projects in psycholinguistics; frequent guest speaker before teachers, speech & language pathologists, parents and professionals in related areas; presentation of articles and panel conferences with participation in round tables at Congresses in the field of Child Development, Orthodontics, Linguistics and Neuropsychology. Certified Hanen specialist in the Program for early childhood educators and child care providers. Certified ELP -1 in the Program “Enhancement of Learning Potential”. Frequent visitor of other foreign institutions. Interchange with the Kendall Speech & Language Center in Miami. Participates in the “Social Thinking Providers” group, USA, since June 2012. Responsible for the language area with a column on the website www.clicfilhos.com.br for information for families about upbringing of children. International affiliate of ASHA- American Speech-Language –Hearing-Association and IDA- International Dyslexia Association. Sonia holds a Masters degree in applied linguistics, and she has been a university professor for 12 years at the Catholic University of São Paulo and Campinas, where she taught graduate students in psycholinguistics and language acquisition and evaluation of young children.