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Megan Avila
M.A., CCC-SLP

310.856.8528 ext. 157
megan@childspeech.net

Megan graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelorís of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders. She received her Masterís degree from California State University, Long Beach in Communication Disorders with a strong emphasis on Multi-Cultural and Second Language Acquisition. During her studies, she was a member of the Chancellorís List and the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association. While in graduate school, Megan worked as a Speech Pathologist Aide in Huntington Beach City School District; she further gained clinical experience through the clients she saw at the CSULB Speech Language Clinic and the students she treated in her internship with Palos Verdes Unified School District.

Megan has experience in school districts, retirement homes and private clinics. Her therapy emphasis has been in the areas of articulation, apraxia, assistive technology, language development, social-pragmatic skills, and fluency. She has also had experience developing and running toddler groups and giving parent workshops. She believes strongly in educating parents to become facilitators of their childrenís skills at home and using a playful and caring attitude to reach children.

Megan is an energetic, kind professional who enjoys helping people and improving othersí lives. She forms relationships easily and always has the patientsí and familiesí needs foremost in her mind. She is creative and flexible and makes a wonderful team member here at the clinic.

 
 
 
 

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