Anna Jewett is an ASHA certified pediatric speech-language pathologist who has experience working with children of all ages. As a developmental therapist, Anna considers the child’s needs across developmental domains to provide speech and language therapy that will best support the child’s overall development. She has extensive experience working with pediatric populations in a variety of settings, including schools, private clinics, and in-home settings.
Anna has been trained in a variety of respected treatment approaches, including Hanen, PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets), and Talk Tools. She incorporates DIR Floortime (Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship-Based) methodologies, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and follows respected clinicians in the field, such as Pam Marshalla. Anna actively seeks out continuing education to promote her professional development.
In her practice, Anna combines years of clinical experience with carefully chosen treatment approaches to best meet her client’s unique speech and language needs. Anna designs family-centered treatment plans to encourage carryover and generalization of skills in the home. She makes referrals as necessary, and seeks to treat the whole child through collaboration with other health professionals and families.
Anna is a member of the American Speech Language – Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) in Speech-Language Pathology (ASHA number: 12154296). She is licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the California Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispenser Board (CA License Number: SP 20698), as well as the New Mexico Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board (NM License Number: 5978). Anna received her master’s degree in communication disorders, specializing in speech-language pathology from California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Upon graduating from CSUN, she received the Ruth Harris Award for Clinical Excellence in Communication Disorders and Sciences, awarded for demonstration of both clinical and academic excellence. She was awarded “Employee of the Year” while working at a private speech and language clinic in Los Angeles, CA. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California.
Anna has participated in a number of continuing education trainings, including:
A Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy, Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, SLP
Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach, Lori Overland, MS CCC-SLP
Developing Oral-Motor and Feeding Skills in the Down Syndrome Population, Lori Overland, MS CCC-SLP
Everything You Need to Know about a Baby’s Mouth for Good Feeding, Speech, and Mouth Development, Diane Bahr
Building Better Readers through Early Collaborative Partnerships, Shari Robertson, SLP, Ph.D.
How to Achieve Sound and Word Production in Young Children who Refuse Participation, Pam Marshalla, SLP
The Power of Play, Cari Ebert, SLP
Introduction to PROMPT Technique, PROMPT Institute
Developing Carryover Techniques for Articulation and Phonological Therapy, Pam Marshalla, SLP
It Takes Two to Talk, The Hanen Centre
In her free time, Anna enjoys spending time with her family (including her 3 cats and 2 dogs), trying her hand at gardening, and painting with watercolors.