Mandy's Education and Experience

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
Summer Intensive Drama Therapy Courses
Completed course requirements for Drama Therapy Registration
June – August 1994

Loyola College
Baltimore, Maryland
Masters of Science in Speech Pathology
May 1985

Towson State University
Towson, Maryland
Bachelor of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Cum Laude
Minor in Theatre Arts, Dean's List
May 1983

Registered Drama Therapist
National Association Of Drama Therapy
1995 - current

Maryland State Department of Education
Certification 1988

Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Speech/Language Pathology
American Speech/Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA # 01062323
1987 - current

Maryland State License
Speech/Language Pathologist
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
License # 1575
1986 - current

Professional Experience:
Speech/language Pathologist

Bethesda, Maryland
Pediatric Private Practice
Diagnosis and implementation of language, articulation, oral-motor feeding, fluency, auditory processing and pragmatic/social language therapy for children aged 1 to 18. Provide individual therapy and group therapy. Utilize creative dramatic techniques and Drama Therapy techniques to facilitate learning
1994 - current

Consultant for The Apple Seed Option
Bethesda, Maryland

Consultant for Communication Enrichment Services (CITG)
Bethesda, Maryland

Consultant for The Katherine Thomas School
Rockville, Maryland

Consultant for Treatment and Learning Center (TLC)
Rockville, Maryland

Ivymount School
Rockville, Maryland
Speech/Language Pathologist, Drama Specialist
September 1987- June 1994

Bethesda Academy of Performing Arts (Imagination Stage)
Bethesda, Maryland
Teacher and Director for Special Needs Children
September 1988 - January 1995

Using Creative Drama in the Classroom to help teach and manage behaviors
(Ivymount School, MANSEF, and American University)

“Positive Approach for Picky Eaters”
Advance for Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists
June 2009

“Using Starbursts in Therapy”
Advance for Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists
2 articles in“Wings to Fly “ by Sally Bailey
2004, online and print

Participated and completed many workshops and continuing education courses to enhance my knowledge and expertise. Topics have included the following: PROMPT, Sensory Integration, Affect Based Language Curriculum, Sensory Motor Issues and how they impact eating/feeding skills, oral- motor skills and Drama Therapy Techniques.