Amy Magnus
10801 Brookvale Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
301.789.0092 (phone)
akmagnus@mail.net (e-mail)

Objective 

Evaluation and remediation of speech and language disorders with a preschool or school-age population in a clinical setting.

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Work Experience 

Speech-Language Pathologist
Montgomery County, Maryland

Employment Dates:  January 15, 2002 to Present

Provide evaluation and remediation of various forms of communication disorders for school-age children.

Speech-Language Pathology Trainee
Veterans Administration Hospital, Washington DC

Employment Dates:  June 5, 2000 to January 4, 2002

Provided evaluation and remediation services for adults with a variety of communication disorders, including aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, stuttering, and organic voice disorders.

Supervisor, Adult Program
Iowa City School for Special Children; Iowa City, IA

Employment Dates:  Summer 2000 (May-August)

Supervised a sheltered workshop program and recreational activities for adults.

Additional Experience 

Peer Mentor; Accessibility Center
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Service Dates: August 1998 to May 2000

Our service learning team was involved with several projects to remove roadblocks to students with vision or hearing accessibility needs.

Skills and Abilities 

Relevant Career Skills

I have a sincere interest in helping others. Other important skills and attributes that I bring to the profession are patience, tolerance, persistence, commitment, and sensitivity. I possess an "above average" intellect, particularly in the field of science. (Click the "Relevant Career Skills" sub-heading for additional details.)

Knowledge-Based Competencies

My education and career experience has provided me with opportunities to master specific competencies in the following areas: English language, therapy and counseling, education and training, customer and personal service, psychology, administrative and clerical procedures/systems, sociology and anthropology, medicine and dentistry, computers and electronics, administration and management, law and government, mathematics, foreign language, public safety and security, as well as communications and media. (Click the "Knowledge-Based Competencies" sub-heading for additional details.)

Abilities and Adaptability

I highly value relationships, a sense of accomplishment, independence, and support in the work environment. Recognition and good working conditions contribute to my optimal performance. My work style combines initiative, perseverance and attention to detail with dependability, integrity, and concern for the well-being of others and believe I am well-prepared to meet the needs of a career in the speech pathology specialty. (Click the "Abilities and Adaptability" sub-heading for additional details.)

Volunteer and Leadership Activities 

Tutor; Maryland Reads! Program

Montgomery County Community Centers; Maryland
Dates of Service:  Saturdays; October, 2002 through June, 2004

Honors and Awards 

Education 

Master of Science (MS) Degree; Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of Maryland; College Park, MD

Awarded: 2002

Certification of Clinical Competencies
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Awarded: 2003

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Awarded: 2000

References 

Available and provided when requested.