Ana-Maria Jaramillo, M.S., CCC-SLP is a board-certified bilingual pediatric integrative speech-language pathologist with extensive experience providing speech-language therapy to children ages birth to 18. She is the owner and founder of Voz Speech Therapy.
Her area of specialty is working with bilingual children in early intervention, ages one to six years old, for conditions such as:
She has practiced in public and private schools, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, pediatric hospitals, child development centers, and daycares, as well as private homes throughout Texas and the DC metropolitan region. Through her experience working in diverse and often challenging settings, she has developed a successful therapeutic model by directly collaborating with the most important individuals involved in a child’s development.
Ana-Maria is currently licensed by the Department of Health to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Texas. She graduated cum laude in 2013 with a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, and obtained her bachelor’s degree in child psychology and sociology from Saint Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Ana-Maria currently serves as an adjunct professor at New York University where she teaches a course on the assessment and intervention of multilingual learners with communication disorders. Additionally, she is a Doctoral candidate at Northwestern University. When she isn’t treating patients, Ana-Maria is actively speaking at local high schools and offering webinars on ways to diversify and combat racism in the field of speech-language pathology with her organization, DiverCity SLP.
Ana-Maria is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has been trained in; orofacial myofunctional therapy, tethered oral tissues specialty training (TOTS), prompts for restructuring oral muscular phonetic targets (PROMPT), Kaufman’s treatment progression for apraxia of speech, and picture exchange communication system (PECS).
She practices as an Epidemic Answers Certified Health Coach, working with families who have children with autism spectrum disorder , ADHD, allergies, asthma and other chronic conditions. Her mission is to educate families on the underlying imbalances of chronic childhood illnesses and provide strategies for an optimal lifestyle to promote health and healing. She has over 200 hours of continuing education and has volunteered for various nonprofits dedicated to helping low-income families and children with special needs access more resources in their community.
In her free time, she enjoys cheering on her beloved Colombian national soccer team, planning her next travel adventure, practicing yoga, and helping run her fiancé’s Tex-Mex taco business, La Tejana.