Zahra Qureshi, MS, CCC-SLP
Zahra is a certified Speech Language Pathologist who earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Troy University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Alabama, and a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Alabama. She is certified nationally through the American Speech Language Association (ASHA) as well as holding her Georgia State License.
While attending the University of South Alabama, Zahra conducted a systematic review which she presented at the Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama (“Effect of bottle feeding modality on preterm infant feeding performance: A systematic review”). This experience allowed her to gain insight on working with preterm infants and families.
Zahra is certified in the Beckman Oral Motor Evaluation and Treatment Protocol to assist with articulation, oral motor, and feeding concerns. Zahra is passionate about collaborating with AAC (alternative augmentation devices) such as Tobii Dynavox, LAMP PRC, Nova Chat, etc. She has also attended conferences such as “Putting Pieces into a Puzzle” for autism and the Talk Tools for Apraxia workshop.
Zahra has experience working with children with developmental language delays; receptive, expressive and pragmatic language delays secondary to Autism Spectrum Disorder; articulation disorders; Childhood Apraxia of Speech; Down syndrome; Cerebral Palsy; and the Medically Fragile population.
When she is not working, Zahra enjoys exploring the city, and spending time with her friends, and family.