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ABOUT US

Are you looking for the right person to work with your child who has Autism?

Are you trying to find a therapist who knows how to help your child overcome Apraxia?

Does your child use an AAC device to communicate?

Our team of experts can help!

Meet The Team

All of Speech Point's staff has dual certification in speech/language and behavior analysis!!

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Andreane Gaulin M.Sc., CCC-SLP, BCBA

​Credentials: 

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

  • Recognized by Apraxia Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Trainings: 

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) 

  • P.R.O.M.P.T. Trained, Bridging Trained 

  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol 

  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)

  • Pivotal Response Training

  • Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)

Languages other than English

  • French

Andreane received a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Laval University, Canada.  She holds her certificate of clinical competence from ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Association).

 

She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) since 2014. She specializes in providing speech and language therapy to children on the Autism spectrum that have moderate to severe deficits and that engage in challenging behaviors.

 

Andreane is recognized by Apraxia-Kids for advanced training and expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She completed the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Intensive training institute at Dusquesne University in 2018. 

 

She continuously receives training in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to support her clientele. One of her favorite approach is language acquisition through motor planning (LAMP).  She is a member of special interest group SIG 12, Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

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Andrea Manghiuc, M.A., CCC-SLP, RBT

​Credentials:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Registered Behavior Technician

  • Recognized by Apraxia Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Trainings: 

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) 

  • P.R.O.M.P.T. Trained, Bridging Trained 

  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol 

  • Trained in orofacial myology through IAOM

  • Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) 

Languages other than English

  • Romanian

Andrea Manghiuc completed both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Communicative Disorders at California State University, Fullerton. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Association)

 

Andrea has almost 10 years of experience working with children with a variety of speech and language disorders in the private practice setting.

 

Her areas of expertise and passion are working with children with motor speech disorders, children with Autism, and in early intervention. Andrea is PROMPT: Bridging trained. She is recognized by Apraxia-Kids for advanced training and expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She completed the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Intensive training institute at Dusquesne University in 2021. 

Andrea competed the extensive orofacial myology training from the international association of orofacial myology (IAOM) in 2020. 

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Yee Man (Eunice) Lo, M.A., CCC-SLP, RBT

Credentials:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Registered Behavior Technician

Trainings: 

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)  

  • P.R.O.M.P.T. Trained

  • Social Thinking Curriculum - Michelle Garcia Winner

Languages other than English: 

  • Mandarin, Cantonese

Eunice is a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who finds passion in serving the pediatric population.

 

She completed her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Association).

 

Eunice has 10 years of clinical experience working with children from ages 1 to 18, in a variety of settings like school district, outpatient facility, and private practice. Her area of expertise is working with children on the Autism Spectrum.

She is trained in implementing DTTC for children with childhood apraxia of speech. 

 

Eunice completed  the Social Thinking curriculum from Michelle Garcia Winner.. She enjoys teaching her clients and families how to improve social and pragmatic skills using this program.  

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Kelsey Boetsch, M.A., CCC-SLP

​Credentials: 

  • Speech-Language Pathologist

Trainings: ​

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)

Languages other then English: 

  • N/A

Kelsey received her Bachelor of Art’s degree from Cal State Fullerton and received her Master of Art’s degree from Cal State Long Beach. Additionally, she holds a certificate of clinical competence from ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Association).

 

Kelsey has 7 years of experience working with children ages 1-18 as a behavioral interventionist, SLPA, and now as a SLP. She has experience providing services in home, in private practices and in the school setting. She enjoys working with children with Autism as well as early intervention.

 

She is trained in implementing DTTC for children with childhood apraxia of speech

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Rachel Brazeal, B.A., C-SLPA, RBT

​Credentials: 

  • Certified Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

  • Registered Behavior Technician

Trainings: 

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) 

  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Languages other than English: 

  • N/A

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Blair Stewart, B.A., SLPA, RBT

​Credentials:

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

  • Registered Behavior Technician

Trainings: 

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)

  • Certificate in American Sign Language (ASL)

  • Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP)

Languages other than English: 

  • American Sign Language (ASL)

Rachel is a speech-language pathology assistant and a Registered Behavior Technician. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders at Cal State Fullerton.

Rachel started her career working as a behavior interventionist for a behavioral health agency. 

As a team member of Speech Point, she maintains a double certification in order to provide the best treatment possible to children with Autism. She specializes in integrating the principles of ABA into her therapy sessions in order to supports children's participation and progress in speech and language.

She has been working alongside Andreane at Speech Point since 2018. She recently obtained the C-SLPA certification from ASHA, keeping up with the highest industry standards for speech-language pathology assistants. 

 

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Stevie Verdugo, B.A., SLPA, RBT

Blair is a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders at Cal State Fullerton. She completed her American Sign Language Certificate from Saddleback college. 

 

Blair started her career working as an interventionist for a behavioral health agency, helping kids with Autism achieve functional and communication goals. She has thorough experience using ABA principles and working with children with a variety of a skill levels.  In 2019, she obtained her SLPA license, and accepted a position in an outpatient medical speech-language setting. She worked with children and adults with a variety of diagnosis and as a therapist on the Deaf Hard of Hearing/Cochlear Implant team. 


She uses those skills ito provide the best therapy and support to children for their communication skills by using the strategies of ABA in her sessions.

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​Credentials: 

  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

  • Registered Behavior Technician 

 

Trainings: ​

  • Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)

Languages other than English: 

  • American Sign Language (ASL)

Stevie is a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant and a registered behavior technician She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State University, Fullerton. She completed her Sign Language Certificate from Santa Ana College.

 

Since 2017 Stevie has been working with young kids and teenagers of all ages between 1-15. As a previous instructional classroom aide and taking on behavioral interventionist roles within the educational setting, she has knowledge in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Functional Communication Training (FCT), Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT),

She uses those skills to provide the best therapy and support to children for their communication skills by using the strategies of ABA in her sessions.