Ms. Arya S Kumar

Speech Therapist

Profile

Ms. Arya S Kumar is a Speech and Language Pathologist with 4 years of clinical experience. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (ASLP) from Marthoma College of Special Education, Kerala University of Health Science, India in 2016. She completed her Master’s in ASLP from Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India in 2018.

Ms. Arya has published a dissertation on ‘A Study to Assess Awareness and Attitudes of Teachers towards Primary School Children with Stuttering’ in 2016. She was ardent academically and acquired the 3rd Rank in BASLP, Kerala University of Health Science.

Ms. Arya amassed a wealth of knowledge by working in several premier institutions in India. During her professional tenure, she was exposed to patients with speech and language communication disorders at Kasturba Medical College & Hospital, India; and adult neurological communication disorders & swallowing disorders at UMC Hospital & NIMHANS. She also had the privilege to work in Malabar Cancer Centre, India with head and neck cancer patients. In addition, she also worked at K. A. Suffia Autism Center for Children with Autism and Developmental Disorders, Dr. Noushad ENT Hospital and Research Center and Madras ENT Research Foundation College.

Ms. Arya is academically oriented and keeps abreast of recent developments in her field of specialization by attending conferences, seminars, and workshops. She participated in the 50th Annual ISHACON, Seminar on ALD and Rehabilitation, 3rd International Conference on Audiological Sciences and National Seminar on Speech Audiometry at Manipal Audicon-III.

Qualifications

BASLP
MASLP

Languages Spoken

English
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Kannada

Expertise

Speech Sound Disorders (Articulatory problems)
Stuttering Learning Disability (Reading & Writing problems)
Intellectual Disability
Hyperactivity & Inattention
Speech and Language development delays
Autism (Sensory issues, social interaction, Language delay)
Voice disorders (Puberphonia, vocal abuse & misuse)
Cleft lip and palate (Speech & feeding difficulties)
Swallowing disorders
AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)