MS. Akhila Vinod U
Speech & Language Therapist
An enthusiastic Speech and Language Pathologist with 7+ years of experience, graduated from Kerala University, India in 2015, Licensed under Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
During the graduate studies, practicum and career life, she had multiple opportunities to work with kids and adults with various speech, language, voice, fluency and swallowing related disorders such as Speech and Language delays, Articulation and Phonological processing disorders, Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech, Hearing impairments, Cleft lip and palate, Down’s syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Stuttering and Cluttering, Vocal nodules and polyps, dysphagia in children and adults and other neurological disorders and developmental delays.
A certified OPT (Oral Placement Therapist) from TalkTools, can develop treatment plans from scratch based on patient history. Has framed individualized home training program and helped patients set and attain realistic goals. Delivered demonstration and group therapy sessions as needed. Played a pivotal role in increasing the attention span and speech quality of patients. Uses ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) and various cueing methods during the session to increase the therapy outcome.
As a Speech and Language Therapist, my primary focus is to improve the communication skills of individuals and make them independent and confident along with the multidisciplinary team in Hayati Health center.