Anna Vanta, M.S., CF-SLP is a bilingual speech-language pathologist with extensive experience serving a variety of pediatric populations across Arizona and Maryland. She speaks both Tagalog and English and is proud to represent the less than 3% of speech-language pathologists that identify as Asian.
Anna completed her BA at James Madison University in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her MS in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of the District of Columbia. While at the University of the District of Columbia, Anna had the opportunity to work as a graduate research assistant for Dr. Sulare Telford-Rose and even co-authored a publication titled A Guide to Global Language Assessment: A Lifespan Approach.
Prior to becoming a speech-language pathologist, Anna worked as a speech-language pathology assistant, where she became passionate about a collaborative, play-based approach to therapy with her patients. She absolutely loves working with the early intervention population and elementary school-aged children. Anna is currently completing her clinical fellowship (CF) at Voz Speech Therapy where she will continue to serve a diverse population of bilingual children with various speech and language needs.
In summary, Anna has experience evaluating and treating individuals with:
Anna currently holds a professional license to practice in Washington, DC. She loves to travel, stay active, and hang out with her dog, Cooper (who is also training to become a certified therapy dog!).