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About Us

Julie M. Pera, MA CCC-SLP

Practice Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist

Julie is a speech-language pathologist with over 20 years experience working with clients and their families in early intervention, educational and medical settings.

Education

Julie graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Nazareth College of Rochester in 1997, and a Master of Arts from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1999.  She completed her Clinical Fellowship in a public school setting.

Certifications

Julie holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).  She is licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and also holds an educator license through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.  She maintains the equivalent credentials in California.

Additional Training & Professional Affiliations

Julie has been recognized for her commitment to learning by ASHA, receiving the Association's Award for Continuing Education multiple times.  Her experience and ongoing training allow her to maintain an affiliation with Apraxia Kids for the identification and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). She has completed training in use of Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) systems, including Pragmatically Organized Dynamic Display (PODD) and several speech generation devices and applications. Julie completed the workshop for implementation of the Lidcombe Program for early intervention of stuttering.  She also has experience teaching and using Cued American English (also known as Cued Speech).

Julie Pera practice owner speech language pathologist head shot photographer Eddie Vargas
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