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Amanda Worek, MS, CCC-SLP/L

Amanda Worek, MS, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Phone: 
(617) 724-6313
Office Location: 
Shouse - 423

Amanda Worek teaches graduate student clinicians in the interdisciplinary IMPACT Practice Center and co-teaches CD760-S: Seminar for Spoken Language Disorders Practicum.

Amanda is an ASHA-certified Speech Language Pathologist and is a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 18: Telepractice. She maintains state Speech Language Pathology licensure in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Amanda also holds an Educational Specialist I: Speech Language Pathology certificate in Pennsylvania.

Amanda specializes in telepractice and integrating technology into practice.  Her experience includes working with individuals across the lifespan in outpatient, school, acute care, skilled nursing and home health environments. She has also worked in psychology, psycholinguistics, and communication disorders research at the University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, and MGH IHP.


Education

BS, Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
MS, Speech-Language Pathology, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Publications

Yacovone, A., Shafto, C. L., Worek, A., & Snedeker, J. (under review) Word vs. world knowledge: A developmental shift from bottom-up lexical cues to top-down plausibility. Manuscript submitted to Cognitive Psychology

Presentations

Worek, A. & Gaglini, S. (2020). Facilitator effectiveness in pediatric speech-language pathology telepractice: Observations from a graduate pilot program. Annual American Speech-Language Hearing Association Conference. (conference canceled)

Plummer, L., Knab, M., Riotte, M., Baldwin, J., Worek, A., Pittman, R., Hildebrand, M., Mack, A., & Cruz, A. (2020). Leading an interprofessional practice pivot: From onsite to online in a hot minute. National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education NEXUS Summit.

Matthews, A., Fairman, A., Worek, A., Sindelar, A., & Friel, S. (2020). Outcomes among student-clinicians after participation in LEGO® club: A service-learning pilot program. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(1).

Matthews, A., Fairman, A., Ojeda, A., & Worek, A. (2020). LEGO toys as a therapeutic medium for multifaceted skill development. Annual AOTA Conference & Expo: Virtual Conference Series.

Curriculum Vitae