Valerie Perez-Poveda received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 2019. While getting her degree, she worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) providing services to children with autism spectrum disorder.
She returned to UCF to get a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology after teaching abroad for a year. While earning her degree, she was afforded the opportunity to gain clinical experience working with a variety of populations including birth-to-3, children with autism, individuals with hearing loss, stroke survivors, adults with traumatic brain injury, and users of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
She has experience with treating expressive/receptive language delay and disorder, articulation delay and disorder, aphasia, and swallowing disorders. Valerie is driven by her passion to help clients and their families navigate communication needs.