Speech- Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP
M.S. Communication Disorders, B.A. Speech and Hearing Sciences
Nadia earned her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences at Portland State University in Oregon, USA and her master’s degree at Howard University in Washington DC, USA. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists.
For the past six years, Nadia worked as a bilingual- Arabic/English-speech language pathologist in the Middle East. She worked at an Early Intervention clinic treating children with special needs, supporting parents, developing awareness campaigns for children with disabilities, presenting at conferences and local universities and supervising junior speech pathologist. Then, Nadia joined Qatar Foundation (QF) in 2018 and worked for QF Schools. She helped develop and incorporate special education inclusion practices within the schools and classrooms and developed speech pathology guidelines. Nadia assessed and treated students from pre-school to high school.
While in the United States, Nadia worked in the Washington DC area at Sisskin Stuttering Center and local public schools. She developed a passion in working with people who stutter, as she is a person who stutters. She presented at the National Stuttering Association conference and established support groups.
Nadia’s areas of interests include language & literacy, stuttering & fluency disorders and feeding. She has experience working with pediatric population including children on the Autism Spectrum, those with language and learning delays, articulation/phonology delays, fluency disorders and auditory processing disorders.
She is certified in Lidcombe stuttering therapy, SOS approach to feeding and Hanen- It Takes Two to Talk.