José A. Ortiz, M.A., CCC-SLP

José A. Ortiz is a speech-language pathologist and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He currently services as the director of the LEAP preschool in the department of Hearing & Speech Sciences. José received his B.A. in Linguistics & Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2004, and his M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2007. As a clinician and clinical supervisor, he has devoted the majority of his practice to working with bilingual Spanish-English pediatric clients. He has previously served as a faculty member in the department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders at New York University, and as an adjunct faculty member at Hunter College of the City University of New York. He continues to be active in the local community, helping to facilitate educational workshops for caregivers of individuals with communication disorders and serving as an advocate for bilingual education.

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