Andrea King

Andrea King

A BIT ABOUT ME

I am a speech and hearing sciences graduate student with a passion for motor speech and augmentative and alternative communication. My clinical experience includes a hearing oral preschool, the State of Idaho Infant Toddler Program, and work in the Coeur d’Alene School District. I completed a bachelor’s degree with a major in Communication Disorders and a minor in Family Life at Brigham Young University. I am currently working toward a master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Washington State University.

FIELDS OF STUDY

SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCES

I am currently working toward a master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Washington State University. My clinical interests include motor speech disorders and augmentative and alternative communication. I have extensive and varied clinical experience in the pediatric and school age populations.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

I completed a minor in the school of family life at Brigham Young University. Coursework included child development classes, as well as behavior management techniques for interacting with students in a classroom. In addition, I have many years of experience working with children in different capacities including: childcare, teaching in a classroom setting, motivating and team building in a summer camp setting, and providing therapy in multiple settings.

LANGUAGE

I have a passion for studying languages. I have completed coursework for American Sign Language as well as six years of coursework in German. I have also completed 19 credits of coursework in Portuguese. I have visited German-speaking countries on a number of occasions to further my knowledge and acquisition of the German language. I am fluent in Portuguese and spent 18 months in Brazil as a missionary, where I lived with Brazilians and was completely immersed in the Portuguese Language.

OTHER STUFF

ART

In my spare time I enjoy many different types of dance. My favorites include Polynesian dance, ballroom, tap, and ballet. I play the flute and piano and continue to perform on occasion. I also enjoy video editing and have created a number of videos including a wedding video for a friend.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2018

Washington State University

Speech and Hearing Sciences – 3.8 GPA

Candidate for MS in Speech and Hearing Sciences

2016

Brigham Young University

Communication Disorders – 3.51 GPA

BS in Communication Disorders

WORK HISTORY

June 2015 – July 2016

Mity Lite, Inc.

Logistics Management
Orem, Utah
  • Proactive customer service: answered customer questions

  • Provided 100+ freight quotes daily for customers and sales reps

  • Processed international documents for all incoming and outgoing shipments

  • Various office duties: managed user database, completed projects in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote

April 2012 – April 2013

Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

Secretary
Provo, Utah
  • Proactive customer service: answered phones and customer questions at reception desk

  • Processed orders, sent out new customer packets

  • Bookkeeping: sent out invoices and sales receipts

  • Various office duties: managed user database, completed projects in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote

June 2011 – Aug 2011

Banbury Corner Daycare

Teacher
Port Angeles, WA
  • Provided childcare to children ages 4 weeks to 12 years

  • Instructed preschool-age children, organized daily schedules

  • Assisted in cooking meals and snacks daily for over 40 children

June 2010 – Aug 2010

Walgreens

Sales Associate
Sequim, WA
  • Took on various projects maintaining organization and order throughout the store

  • Provided proactive customer service

  • Often filled in when needed: operated cash register, restocked shelves, etc.

  • Assisted in general upkeep of store: cleaned bathrooms, swept floor, etc.

  Jan 2004 – Aug 2011

Sawtooth Software

Administrative Assistant
Sequim, WA
  • Filed documents, updated user directory, created new user account folders

  • Bookkeeping: managed accounts receivable, sent out invoices and sales receipts

  • Answered phones and routed calls at reception desk

  • Office cleaning and upkeep: vacuumed, dusted, cleaned bathrooms, etc.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Jan 2018 – Present

Central Valley School District

Full-time Student Clinician
Spokane, Washington
  • Planned and provided therapy for more than 40 children, ranging from Pre-K through 5th grade in three different elementary schools in the Central Valley School District

  • Administered a variety of standardized assessments and worked with team members to determine eligibility in special education services

  • Wrote daily therapy notes, evaluation reports, and Individualized Education Plans

  • Conducted IEP meetings, parent/teacher conferences, and team evaluation meetings

  • Led discussion and activities in social skills groups with five or more children at a time

Sept 2017 – Dec 2017

Borah Elementary School

Student Clinician
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Planned and provided therapy for more than 30 children, ranging from Pre-K through 5th grade

  • Administered standardized assessments to determine eligibility in special education services

  • Wrote assessment reports, daily therapy notes, and assisted in writing Individualized Education Plans

  • Participated in Individualized Education Plan meetings for multiple students

May 2017 – July 2017

Idaho State Infant Toddler Program

Student Clinician
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Planned and provided in-home therapy for more than 20 children from birth-three years old

  • Administered standardized assessments to determine eligibility for the ITP Program

  • Participated in Individualized Family Service Plan meetings and weekly team meetings to discuss continued care of clients

  • Wrote assessment reports and daily therapy notes

Jan 2017 – April 2017

Hearing Oral Program of Excellence

Student Clinician
Spokane, WA
  • Planned and provided biweekly therapy sessions for two preschool age children in the HOPE Program

  • Coordinated therapy activities and targets with the children’s other therapist

  • Wrote lesson plans, progress reports, assessment reports, and daily therapy notes

  • Planned and implemented weekly literacy activities for all eight preschoolers

  • Directed a parent-teacher conference to talk about a child’s progress in therapy

Sept 2016 – Dec 2016

Tremble Clefs

Student Clinician
Spokane, WA
  • Planned and implemented weekly vocal exercises for approximately 20 adults with hypokinetic dysarthria

  • Helped prepare for and participate in Tremble Clef performances

Sept 2016 – April 2017

UPCD Clinic

Student Clinician
Spokane, WA
  • Planned and implemented weekly articulation therapy for a child

  • Planned and implemented biweekly accent modification therapy for an adult

  • Wrote lesson plans, progress reports, assessment reports, and daily therapy notes for each client

  • Administered hearing screenings for grades K-8 at the Newport School District

VOLUNTEER SERVICE

Spokane, Washington

  • Participated in community walks for Childhood Apraxia of Speech and ALS

  • Taught monthly seminars for 30+ women

  • Participated on a regional panel for planning and implementing monthly events with 50+ people in attendance

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Missionary

Porto Alegre, Brazil
– July 2013 – Dec 2014
  • Spent six weeks learning Portuguese in an intensive program

  • Consistently worked 10-12 hours per day

  • Taught weekly English classes

  • Provided training to other missionaries

Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah
  • Member of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

  • Member of BYU’s German Club

  • Volunteer for Adaptive Aquatics, helping children with disabilities

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