Staff Bio

Andrea Valentin-Hickey, Speech Language Pathologist

Andrea moved to Arizona from Puerto Rico in 2013 to further her career as a Speech Pathologist. She received her masters degree in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University with a focus on multilingual/multicultural studies and is a bilingual Spanish/English therapist. Andrea had had experience primarily working with toddlers, school-age children and teenagers. She is passionate about interdisciplinary collaboration and helping families feel like the agents of change they are within their children's lives. She is continually increasing her knowledge in areas of interest such as bilingualism, feeding/swallowing, AAC, literacy and early intervention. 

 

In her free time, Andrea loves to go salsa dancing, find kittens on the street to pet, explore coffee shops and paint with watercolors

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