• Being Empathetic: Benefits and challenges for the Clinician and Client, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, Jan-Feb 2010.
  • Empathy: A Clinician’s Perspective. The ASHA Leader. August 15, 2006.
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Enhancing Language Skills with Art. Advance July 25, 2005.
  • The Story of Mrs. Pearl. Advance Dec 19, 2005.
  • A Speech Language Pathologist Perspective on Alternative Feeding: A Paradigm Shift HealthCare Review Northeast Network August/Sept. 2005.


  • Connect Ottawa: Access to Justice Services: Unconscious Bias in Persons with Sensory/Communication Disorders. May 27, 2021. 
  • REACH Canada: Presentation on Disabilities for the Canadian Judicial Council. November 28, 2017. 
  • Canadian Society of Medical Examiners: The Role of the SLP in ABI Rehabilitation, Oct.                       2017.
  • Increase Cultural Competence: Asking the Right Questions without Trivializing Culture. Designated Trailblazer 2-hour seminar.  Presented with Multi-Cultural Issues Board Panel. ASHA November 13, 2015. 
  • Burning the Midnight Oil: Reduce Compassion Fatigue & Improve Clinician Self Care with Visual Arts (1-hour seminar) Nov. 12, 2015. 
  • Aphasia Centre of Ottawa: Using the Visual Arts for Social Language Intervention (Poster Session). ASHA Nov.14, 2015.
  • I’m Different, you are Too! Cultural Awareness from the Inside Out (2 Hour seminar). Presented with Multi-Cultural Issues Board Panel. ASHA Nov. 21, 2014.
  • Culturally Responsive Services: When a Difference Makes a Difference (1-hour seminar). ASHA Nov. 21, 2014.
  • When a difference makes a difference: Certificate of Clinical Competence < == >Culturally Competent Clinicians, (poster session) ASHA Nov. 15, 2013-11-19.
  • The Art of Language: How to Use Art to Enhance Speech and Language Therapy, (poster session) Nov. 13, 2013.
  • Research Council, Southwestern Vermont Medical Centre: 2007-2009.
  • The Cultivation of Empathy in the Clinical Setting-presented at American Speech Hearing Association National Conference (poster session) -2008.
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation versus Myofascial Release on Maximum Phonation Time (poster session)-presented at American Speech Hearing Association National Conference- 2007.


Committees and professional activities

  • Vermont Speech Hearing Association- Public Relations Chairperson
  • American Speech and Hearing Association: Vermont Advisory Council Representative
  • American Speech and Hearing Association: Multicultural Affairs Board Member
  • American Speech and Hearing Association: Multicultural Affairs Board Grant Reviewer
  • American Speech and Hearing Association: Special Interest Division: Voice and Voice Disorders; Communication disorder science in culturally and linguistically diverse populations
  • People to People International/ American Speech and Hearing Association: Brazil Delegation- 2010
  • Vermont Speech Hearing Association Grant Implementation Committee
  • Ontario Speech Hearing Association: ABI working group
  • Certified member of American Speech Hearing Association
  • Certified member of Speech -Language Hearing of Canada


  • Clinical Supervisor of students/clinical fellowship year (CFY)
  • University of Vermont- Summer Seminar Day Course: Adolescent Language
  • Medical Ground Rounds I- Video fluoroscopy, Aspiration Pneumonia, Childhood Language, 
  • Medical Ground Rounds II-Lee Silverman Voice Therapy 
  • Assessment of Dysphagia in Adults -ASHA Accredited CEU Course
  • Community Education: Voice conservation, Hearing conservation in the elderly, Childhood language disorders, Fluency disorders
  • Lunch and Learn Seminars: Transgender Voice Protocol, Using SMART goals, and Cognitive-Linguistic Strategies to enhance communication for caregivers, Transgender Voice Issues
  • Academic Clinical Educator-University of Putisastra, Phnom Penh, Cambodia-Infant and Childhood Speech and Swallowing Disorders-June 2016
  • Academic Clinical Educator (distance learning)-University of Guyana- Treatment of Speech and Language Course. December 2016.
  • Clinical Educator- Middle School and critical needs children.  Barlad, Romania. February 2017.