Uduak Osom (Udie)
Areas of Specialty and Interest: Pediatric Feeding Disorders with an emphasis on premature babies and kids, Social Cognitive Disorders, Pragmatic Language, Oral Motor, Language Disorders, Augmentative Communication, Autism, and ADD
- Feeding Matters
- Mission Integration Committee- Notre Dame High School, San Jose
- National Association of Black Speech and Hearing (NBSHLA)
- Zero to Three
- California Speech-Language and Hearing Association (CSHA)
- American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
- American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), 2019
- California Speech and Language Association (CSHA): Implementation of Pragmatic Language in Natural Settings, Failure to Thrive
- Advance for Speech Pathology and Audiology, 2006, Speech and Language Services for speakers of African-American English
Udie was one of those students who entered college searching for her calling. In 1990, she discovered that her passion was in helping others. As the saying goes, “The rest is history.” In 1992, Udie graduated with her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and science. In 1997, she received her Master’s degree in communication disorders and science from San Jose State University. She has more than 20 years of experience working with children with various disabilities. Udie is very passionate about neuro-developmental disabilities and social-cognitive disabilities. In 2000, she developed a social skills program that pairs typical developing students with students diagnosed with social cognitive disabilities (Autism, Pragmatic Language, ADD etc). She went on to develop a secondary program “All for 3’s.” Udie has worked as a consultant for several schools, conducted numerous workshops for schools, written and published articles.
B.A. SLPA (Bilingual)
Areas of Specialty and Interest: Early Intervention, Social Cognitive Disorders, Pragmatic Language, Oral Motor, and Language Disorders.
Fun Facts: Gina likes to explore nature and share those experiences with loved ones. She loves to eat and she wants to try every cuisine from around the world. Gina likes to cook for her friends and family and she enjoys going to live theater shows, traveling, outdoor activities, and painting. She’s constantly learning something new!
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Fun Fact: Veena enjoys research and has conducted and published several research papers.
Nicole Los Banos
(Teletherapy and in person coverage for clinicians on PTO)
Areas of Specialty and Interest: Swallowing disorders (dysphagia), motor speech production, and multi-disciplinary treatment models. Interests include early intervention, patient centered therapy with parent/caregiver involvement, cognitive-linguistic impairment, and collaborative and multi-disciplinary treatment.
Areas of Specialty and Interest: Early Intervention, Autism, Language Disorders, Social Skills, and Feeding
Fun Fact: Aside from her professional interests, Sara enjoys traveling, backpacking and hiking, going to the beach and spending time with her family.
Areas of Specialty: Insurance related matters, billing, payments, etc.