Julia A. Jarrard M.S. CF-SLP recently received her master’s degree from the University of New Mexico in Speech and Hearing Sciences and is a new addition to Laurie Ross-Brennan and Associates (September 2012).
She has worked with the autism population for years in numerous capacities and the ASD population continues to be a main focus for her specialty as a Speech Language Pathologist. Her interests also include working with the pediatric population for the advancement and development of speech and language skills.
Her clinical experience includes:
- Speech and language therapy in an autism specific classroom at CDD’s model site preschool.
- Development and implementation of low-tech AAC systems in Mexico City for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
- Experience within UNMH’s pediatric unit (focusing on feeding, development and Videofluoroscopic studies).
Julia interned and is currently contracting with Autism Communication Consultants serving children on the spectrum. Her volunteer work includes Camp Rising Sun and Muthu Barry’s Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp and Agora Crisis Center.