Maraheb Al Qallaf

BS, MS (S.L.P) Speech Language Pathologist & Therapist

BIOGRAPHY

Maraheb AlQallaf is a speech-language pathologist specializing in identifying and treating children with delayed speech and language, as well as feeding and swallowing disorders. During her studies, she worked in multiple hospitals and speech, language and hearing centers, leading her to develop a special interest in working with school-aged children. Maraheb’s areas of expertise include articulation disorder, cerebral palsy, auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, global developmental delay, and genetic disorders (e.g. Down syndrome, fragile X, William’s syndrome…).

Maraheb earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders, with a double minor in Psychology and Hearing and Deafness, from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Subsequently she earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York Medical College, in the United States.  She is also a certified member of the American Speech & Hearing Association, where she received the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP). Maraheb is fluent in English, Arabic and American Sign Language

  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • Masters in Speech-Language Pathology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, US
    • Honors Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, US
  • SPECIALITY INTERESTS

    • Speech and language disorders/delays
    • Communication/cognitive disorders associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    • Acquired neurogenic communication disorders (e.g. aphasia, dysarthria)
    • Neurological disorders
    • Genetic disorders
    • Pediatric dysphagia (i.e. swallowing & feeding disorders)
    • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • CERTIFICATIONS

    • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
    • Hanen Program (it takes two to talk)
    • Pediatric Tracheostomy and Use of Passy Muir Valve
    • Tracheostomy: Procedures Timing and Tubes
    • Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile
    • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Program
    • The Dignity for all Students Act
  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)

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