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Professionals in CSD Speaker Series: Working as a Speech-Language Pathologist Abroad

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(1 hour)
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Looking to learn more about communicative sciences and disorders directly from a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in the field?

Join current PhD Sandy Abu El Adas for a discussion entitled "Working as an SLP outside the US and how to get involved in research" hosted in collaboration with the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders undergraduate program.


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Meet Sandy Abu El Adas

My name is Sandy and I'm a 5th year PhD student in the Communicative Sciences and Disorders Department at NYU. I'm also a licensed SLP in Israel and have worked in various preschools and developmental centers in Jaffa, my hometown, for two years before arriving in the US. As a Palestinian and bilingual SLP, I enjoyed working with different populations speaking different languages (Arabic and Hebrew) and contributing to my society that already has a huge shortage in Arabic speaking SLPs, but I always felt like I was lacking a lot of knowledge when it came to providing intervention in my native language, Palestinian-Arabic. For this reason, I decided to pursue a more research-oriented career path, which is why I'm here at NYU! In my talk, I'll share some of the differences in our field in the US and Israel/Palestine, my work as a bilingual SLP, and how much I love research.

Student using an audiology machine.

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