Geri has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1989 and joined the team at Bilingual Interventions Outpatient Clinic in October 2014. Her experience is well rounded in adult and pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation, adult and pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation, Home Health Care provider, School-based settings including Head Start Program through the Albuquerque Public Schools and the Pre-school for the Blind and Visually Impaired, as well as in the Adult and Pediatric Acute Hospital settings. Her past 31 years of experience has been focused in area of Dysphagia in the pediatric and adult populations and Feeding Difficulties with infants through school age children. Geri has received advanced training in areas of Dysphagia and Feeding Difficulties. Her expertise includes administration of Videoflouroscopic Swallow Studies and interpretation using the MBSimp. She has also attended advanced courses in Feeding to include the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Approach to Feeding and Get Permission Approach to Pediatric Mealtime Challenges. She developed well established relationships with providers in the Medical, Early Intervention and School-based communities. Geri works collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams to include physicians, nurses, Occupational and Physical Therapists, nutritionists and behavioral counselors. She enjoys working with families from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and values collaboration as it is key to success in the home and community.