Susan P. Paul M.A., CCC/SLP, DTTC, founder and owner of Communiverse™, is a speech-language pathologist with over 35 years of experience working with both adults and children. She is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania, is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and received her teaching certificate from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Maryland and Temple University and received her BA (1983) and MA (1985) from Temple University in Philadelphia. Susan is also DTTC trained.
Susan gained clinical expertise and management experience in a variety of settings including early intervention programs, school programs, clinics, as well as in acute care, sub-acute and rehabilitation hospital settings. Since 1995, Susan has devoted herself to helping families affected by a variety of communication difficulties in her private group therapy practice. Susan is most passionate about working with those affected by autism spectrum disorders and Asperger Syndrome as she married her extensive experience of traumatic brain injury/stroke with her love and understanding of human nature.
Mrs. Paul has presented several workshops and seminars to both professionals and laypeople on a multitude of topics including but not limited to: autism, social communication, early language development, learning differences, social learning, apraxia and literacy development. Friendly Neighbors, a cable television program produced by LaSalle University, featured Susan in her capacity as an expert in the field of autism. Susan Paul prides herself in fostering effective communication techniques by utilizing a team approach while drawing upon individuals’ strengths in naturalistic, functional contexts. She is now certified in The Speech-EZ® Apraxia Program.
Susan and her husband are the proud parents of three exceptional sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law and two dogs. She is active in her local community and is a volunteer at her synagogue. Besides enjoying her work and family, Susan enjoys singing and running. Additionally, Susan currently serves on the Board of the Office of Children and Youth in Montgomery County, SuperKids of Montgomery County and Specialists of Schools.