Dr. Abdel Rahman Naqawa holds an M.A. in Speech and Language Pathology, an M.A. in Speech Pathology and Audiology, and a PhD. in Special Education. Dr. Abdel Rahman is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) with 18 years of experience in providing diagnostic and therapeutic services for children and adults in a variety of speech and language disorders. Dr. Abdel Rahman has many publications that are used in the diagnosis and treatment of speech and language and hearing disorders. Dr. Abdel Rahman is also a part time lecturer and provides specialized training for speech therapists and special education specialists in many ministries, specialized centers, and hospitals in the gulf region.
Ms. Asma Abul Qasim Rizvi graduated with a Bachelors in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas, USA and a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Texas in Denton, USA in 2009. She then completed her Clinical fellowship year under various mentors and received the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC- SLP) from the American Speech-Language -Hearing Association (ASHA). She has worked in the Denton school district in Texas USA as a Speech Language Pathologist serving typical children with speech and language delays to children in the life skills classrooms presenting with severe communication deficits due to various accompanying conditions. An opportunity to work with a non-profit in Jeddah Saudi Arabia brought her to the Middle East in 2011. She has worked for the past 5 years with children aged 3 years -15 years experiencing severe communication deficits. Ms. Rizvi is a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist holding multiple trainings and certifications in evidence based programs of Hanen, SCERTS, PECS and PROMPT.