Jodi N. Kumar

Jodi Kumar headshot
Title:
Clinical Supervisor, Adjunct Faculty
Office:
Room 202
Address:
Hall of Government
2115 G Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult and Pediatrics Speech Sound Disorders
  • Pediatric Motor Speech Disorders
  • TBI

Jodi N. Kumar, M.S., CCC/SLP has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist  for 15 years. She has worked in a variety of settings (acute, inpatient, outpatient, and home and community) across the lifespan in both the U.S. and Canada. Areas of clinical interest include pediatric motor speech disorders and brain injury.

Since 2012, she has supervised the Speech Sounds Disorders Track at The George Washington University’s Speech and Hearing Center. She is recognized for advanced training and clinical expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) by CASANA and is level- 2 PROMPT trained. While working at GWU, she developed the Childhood Apraxia and Motor Planning (CHAMP) Camp in 2012 to provide opportunities for intensive speech therapy, as well as, to supplement the clinical education of future SLPs regarding best practice for CAS. With the success of CHAMP, GWU's speech and hearing clinic has been able to offer services to children with CAS regionally, nationally, and internationally. She has presented about CHAMP both nationally (at the ASHA convention and the National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech), in addition to, internationally at the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics’ World Congress in 2016.


 

Education

M.S., Education

B.S., Linguistics

CERTIFICATIONS & CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • State Licensure: District of Columbia
  • Recognized for Advanced Training and Clinical Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) by Apraxia Kids
  • Level 2 PROMPT trained
  • LSVT Loud Certified - adults and pediatrics
  • Talk Yoga trained
  • Compton P-ESL Certification
  • NYS/DOH Neurobehavioral Resource Project Apprenticeship Program (2004-2005): Apprenticed under Mark Ylvisaker, PhD and Melissa Capo, M.S., CCC-SLP to certify as an Intensive Behavior Programming director under the NYS/DOH TBI Medicaid Waiver.

Scholarly Presentations

NYS Brain Injury Association Podium Presentation (2006): Project-Oriented Intervention for Individuals with Brain Injury

Toronto Brain Injury Network Podium Presentation (2008): Collaborative Group Therapy for children with acquired brain injury

Childhood Apraxia of Speech National Conference (July 2013): Presentation: CHAMP Camp – A Model of Intensive Speech Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention (November 2013): Poster presentation: CHAMP Camp: A Model of Intensive Speech Therapy for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Childhood Apraxia of Speech National Conference (July 2015): Presentation: Intensive Models of Speech Therapy for CAS 

Childhood Apraxia of Speech National Conference (July 2015): Presentation: Using Movement to Enhance Speech Therapy

World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics & Phoniatrics (August 2016): Panel Presentation - An Evidence Based Approach to Intensive Speech Therapy

Classes Taught

Clinical Practicum Seminar: Speech Sound Disorders

SPHR 2136: Phonetics