Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
I received my Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy at Caribbean University in Puerto Rico. I have been working with children and adolescents of special needs for over 6 years. My clinical experience includes work in early intervention, public schools and private clinics. I have worked with children with Autism throughout my years of internship and clinical career. I am also bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. In my spare time I enjoy visiting new places, learning new things and spending time with my son.
Alara Sabuncuyan, M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Alara received her Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Pathology and Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas, and her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from The George Washington University. She initially interned at a school district in Alexandria, Virginia with special needs students, then was at a private practice in Frederick, Maryland for her clinical fellowship, and lastly in pediatric home health in Dallas, Texas before coming to WINGS. She has certifications in LSVT Loud and is PROMPT trained. She is also multilingual and is fluent in Turkish and English and proficient in Armenian. In her spare time, she likes to play with her dog Banksy, do arts and crafts, and do Pilates.
Eric Yee, M.S., OTR/L
Eric completed both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. His experience volunteering at various special needs camps and observing his little cousin’s therapy sessions were pivotal in his journey and interest working with children with special needs. Since then, Eric has worked as an OT at a private pediatric clinic, where he provided early intervention services and play therapy to children of various ages. He has also provided private therapy, worked as an ABA therapist, and taught martial arts to children and adults.
Angeline Fernandes, OTR/L
I have been in the Bay Area for the past 12 years and have been working in school-based settings since then. I got my master’s degree in Mumbai, India in Advanced OT in Developmental Disabilities. I have a sensory integration certification from USC. My clinical experience includes work in early intervention home-based setting, pediatric clinic, and public schools. I enjoy my roles of clinical manager for the school-based OT team at the therapy organization I work at, and of a fieldwork educator for OT students, because I love mentoring. I am currently pursuing Post-Professional Doctor of OT degree (OTD) at Boston University. When I’m not working, I enjoy tending to my flower garden patch, playing the piano, taking walks with my son and helping out at church.