Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, neuromotor disorders, motor speech disorders including childhood apraxia of speech, language development in infants and children, development of communication skills in play-based therapy, infant feeding and swallowing, and bilingual aphasia
Ms. George is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Massachusetts-licensed speech-language pathologist who has been practicing since 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science in dance from Skidmore College in New York and her Master of Arts in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010. In graduate school, Ms. George was awarded a National Institute of Deafness and Communications Disorders Fellowship to present her research at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference in the area of bilingual aphasia. In 2011, she co-authored the publication "Effects of Cognate Status and Language of Therapy During Intensive Semantic Naming Treatment in a Case of Severe Nonfluent Bilingual Aphasia", published in the journal Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics.
Her clinical experience includes treatment and assessment of infants and children with a variety of diagnoses in the school, pediatric outpatient, early intervention, and private practice settings. She is trained in Beckman Oral Motor method, DIR Floortime, Neuro Developmental Therapy, and LAMP. Ms. George is an English and Spanish speaker dedicated to delivering optimal services to culturally and linguistically diverse populations. She is currently a member of the pediatric clinical feeding team at Emerson's Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies and a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 13 in swallowing and swallowing disorders and dysphagia.