Welcome new Specialist: Kimberly Sanzo, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Kimberly Sanzo is a speech-language pathologist and the founder of Language First, an organization that aims to educate and raise awareness about ASL/English bilingualism and the importance of a strong first language foundation for Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children. She is committed to educating parents and professionals on the neurological effects of a late or incomplete first language acquisition. She received her BA in Psychology and in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Vermont in 2010 and her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Gallaudet University in 2012. She has given presentations on a variety of topics related to bilingualism, language acquisition, and language deprivation in Deaf children, and she is dedicated to changing the way that SLPs understand and work with DHH children.
Alicia received her graduate degree from George Washington University in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2011. She co-owns a private practice in Ashburn, Virginia. Alicia specializes in pragmatic language, executive function, and childhood language disorders. She enjoys working with children and adults of all ages. When not working, Alicia enjoys a good mystery book, cooking, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and dogs.