Gopika Shah is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with a Bachelor's Degree in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology from Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India. She graduated from State University of New York in Buffalo, with a Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders and Sciences degree. Gopika is Licensed in the state of New Jersey and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence accredited by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Gopika has over 7 years of experience in this field. Having worked in both India and the U.S.A she has served populations from various cultures and ethnicities. Her experience in India includes working in a hospital, an outpatient clinic, and schools for autism spectrum disorders and a school catering to children with Cerebral Palsy. After her Masters, Gopika gained experience in various educational and medical settings in New York state; These included acute inpatient care, an outpatient clinic, and a preschool. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol.
Currently, she is working as an SLP at a high school and a middle school in New Jersey. Being in an array of settings has allowed Gopika to gain proficiency in treating children and adults with Apraxia, Dysarthria, CAPD, Aphasias, Stuttering, Articulation Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has also successfully conducted group therapy programs for individuals with Parkinson's Disease (LSVT Program), and stuttering disorder as part of her Master’s program. Gopika is comfortable conversing in English, Hindi, Gujarati, and Marathi.