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Diana Acevedo, M.S., CCC-SLP

Diana Acevedo, M.S. CCC-SLP is a bilingual Licensed Speech Language Pathologist who received her Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and her Master’s in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University. Ms. Acevedo has extensive experience working with a variety of speech, language and feeding disorders/delays in diverse settings. She has had the opportunity to work at the University of Chicago Hospital and Craniofacial Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago Cleft teams. She also serves as the team lead Speech Language Pathologist on the Craniofacial and Cleft Palate program at Duke University Hospital. Ms. Acevedo has had the opportunity to present in the areas of cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies, resonance disorders, velopharyngeal dysfunction, and feeding. She has had been invited to present at the following national and international conferences and events: American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA), Illinois Speech Hearing Association (ISHA), American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), the Mexico Congress for Cleft Palate in Puebla, Mexico, Speech Therapy Seminar in Ecuador, and at the South American Cleft Palate Congress in Salvador Brazil. Ms. Acevedo has also served as a Clinical Supervisor training graduate students from Teacher’s College at Columbia University and Nova University Speech Pathology Program. She leads the Social Pragmatic Program at Nova University Speech Pathology Clinic.  Ms. Acevedo is an active team member of the Craniofacial Team at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

As a graduate of the Intensive Social Thinking Clinical Training Program, Diana Acevedo, M.S. CCC-SLP implements the Social Thinking methodology when addressing concerns regarding pragmatic language and social communication/competencies that present in individual treatment.

At Pediatric Psychology Associates, she is a Group Facilitator for our SURF and PEERS group programs, provides individual therapy for social thinking, pragmatic/communication skills, and is also on our MDDC team. She works out of the Aventura and Weston location.