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                            Liesl Hartmann, MA CCC/SLP, BCS-CL

Pediatric Speech Language Pathology, DIR/Floortime - Washington DC

Experience

Work History

2005-Present 

Speech-Language Pathologist, Owner of Private Practice

Communication Therapy, San Francisco, California

  • Full time position
  • Specialize in Developmental Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Provide evaluation, screenings, and therapeutic interventions for various forms of articulation, communication, regulation and social thinking disorders for preschool through school-aged children. Settings include clinic, home-based and schools. Provide trainings in language and social development for preschool teachers, speech language pathologists and parents. Caseload consists of children with diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia of Speech, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Williams Syndrome, Articulation and Phonological Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and Global Developmental Delays. 
  • Completed trainings in DIR/Floortime, Hanen, SCERTS, Social Thinking, PROMPT, Kaufman approach, Story Grammar Marker, Orton Gillingham and Orofacial myology.
  • Receive ongoing mentorship from Stephanie Pass, PhD, Barbara Kalmanson, PhD and Sima Gerber, Phd-CCC/SLP.
  • Accepted into Fellows program at Profectum. Completed Intermediatelevel training with ICDL.
  • Serve on Board of Trustees as Inclusion Chair for The Little School: a full-inclusion relationship-based preschool (2016-present).


2003-2005 

Speech-Language Pathologist at Oak Hill School, Marin City, California 

  • Full time position
  • Provided evaluation and therapeutic interventions for various forms of communication, regulation and social thinking disorders for school-aged children through adolescents with diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia of Speech, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders and Global Developmental Delays.
  • Collaborated with and provided trainings for school staff of various disciplines including teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists, drama therapists, music therapists and recreational therapists. 

2001–2003 

Speech-Language Pathologist at Jakubowitz Associates, San Ramon, California

  • Full time position
  • Provided evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication disorders for school-aged children in clinic, home and school based settings. Caseload consisted of children ages 2 through 18 with diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia of Speech, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Articulation Disorders, Fluency Disorder and Global Developmental Delays.

Presentations

03/19/2016 - Use Your Imagination! Getting Creative with Media and Technology to Improve Social-Emotional Skills. Co-Presented at Gatepath Center in Burlingame, CA.


05/07/2014 - Floortime for Families; Improving Social Communication Through Play. Presented at Miraloma Co-op Preschool in San Francisco, CA.


04/23/2014 - Tune in, Connect, Have Fun 2: Developmental Approaches to Assess and Treat Childhood Social Language Disorders. Co-Presented through Presence Learning in San Francisco, CA.


10/8, 10/15, 10/22 and 10/29/2013 - Developmental Speech and Language Practices for Helping Children with ASD. Series of trainings for SLPs at Jennifer Katz, Inc. in San Francisco, CA.


9/21/2011 - Tune in, Connect, Have Fun: Using Developmental Social Pragmatic Approaches to Address Social and Language Deficits in Children with ASD. Presented for CSHA in Livermore, CA.


2/9/2010 - Speech and Language Development: When to Seek an Assessment for Your Child. Presented at San Francisco Parent Participation Nursery Schools Parents Night in San Francisco, CA.


5/21/2006 - Strategies for Teaching Children with Social, Communication, and Sensory Processing Challenges. Co-Presented at JCC Preschool in San Francisco, CA.


5/15/2006 - Strategies for Teaching Children with Social, Communication, and Sensory Processing Challenges. Co-Presented at Pacific Primary Preschool in San Francisco, CA.


2/9/2005 – RDI vs. DIR – Commonalities and Differences. Presented for multi-disciplinary staff at Oak Hill School in Marin, CA.


12/04/2003 – Strategies for Language Facilitation and Addressing Social Thinking. Presented for multi-disciplinary staff at Oak Hill School in Marin, 

Publications

Communication in Context: Third Year of Life. http://kidsattuned.com/communication-in-context-third-year-of-life-24-36-months/


Communication in Context: Second Year of Life. http://kidsattuned.com/communication-in-context-second-year-of-life-12-24-months/


Communication in Context: First Year of Life.

http://kidsattuned.com/communication-in-context-first-year-of-life-0-12-months/


Flummox and Friends: Tune In, Connect, Have Fun. Co-created a curriculum, video series and app designed to help kids navigate the social world.

http://www.flummoxandfriends.com/blog/2013/4/30/tune-in-connect-have-fun