Departments & Organizations
Child Study Center: Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience (CTDN) | Ventola Lab
Leah L. Booth, M.A., CCC-SLP, is an associate research scientist at the Child Study Center. She received her Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Maryland at College Park. As a speech-language pathologist, Leah has been designing and implementing visual supports for children with social disabilities for over fifteen years. Her areas of interest include evaluation; development of practical and measurable social and communication objectives; school consultation; family consultation; development of school programs; and teaching students, parents and teachers to employ visual strategies and technological tools as means to improved social and communication skills. In addition to providing assessment and treatment for preschool- through high school-aged students, Leah has extensive experience in working with families and serving as part of the Planning and Placement Team (PPT) to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP). Leah has been with the Developmental Disabilities Clinic since 2003, where she serves as a communication specialist for multi-disciplinary teams that provide diagnostic evaluations for children and young adults with a range of developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Education & Training
|MA||University of Maryland at College Park (1994)|
|Board Certification||American Speech-Languare-Hearing Association, Speech Language Pathology (2001, recertified: 2016)|