Hala AlMaymoni

Bio: 
Hala Al-Maymoni,MSc. Speech Language Pathologist. Rehabilitation Department Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Hala Mohammed K. Al-Maymoni

Saudi Council ID: 11-R-A-0021123

E-mailhalmaymoni@ksu.edu.sa

 
Summary of Education and Qualifications:

  • School of Health Sciences, City University London  (London, UK)
  • Masters of Science in Human Communication with merit.
2014
 
  • Internship Program                                                                                                

-          Six-months, Speech-Language Pathology Internship at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (Riyadh, KSA)

-          Six-months, Audiology Internship at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital (Riyadh, KSA)

 

 
 
2010-2011
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University (Riyadh, KSA)               

 Bachelor degree in Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation Sciences, with second class honors.

2010
 

 

Work experience:

 
  • Teaching Assistant at King Saud University, College of Applied Medicine Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation, Speech and Hearing. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:
  • Lecturer for the following courses:
    • Level 9: Alternative Augmentative communication, RHS 467
    • Level 6: Clinical Procedures in Speech and Hearing, RHS 378
    • Level 4: Speech-Language Pathology II, RHS 374
    • Level 3: Speech-Language Pathology I, RHS 249
  • Teaching assistant for the following Courses:
    • Level 8: Speech-Language Pathology 4, RHS 462 under the supervision of Dr. Sabah Ahmed, MD. Communication.
    • Level 9: Orientation to Research Methodology, RHS 499 under the supervision of Prof. Khayria A. AL-Abduljawad. Professor of Audiology & Rehabilitation
    • Level 6: Human Growth & Development, RHS 345 under the supervision of Dr. Ravi S Shukla, Ph.D.
    • Level 6: Clinical Procedures in Speech & Language Pathology, RHS 378.

    Head of the following committees:

  • Social Serveices and Continuous Education Committee.
  • Mentorship organizer for the Rehabilitation Department.
  • Academic Advisor for gifted students program in the Speech and Hearing program.

Member of the following committees:

  • Internship committee.
  • Website development committee.
 
2011/Current
 
  • Collaborator as a Teaching Assistant at King Saud University, College of Applied Medicine Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation, Speech and Hearing.      
 
2011
 

 

  • Seminars Attendance, Presentations/Professional Contributions: 
  • Developing a manual to help teachers recognize children-with-needs and how to operate when such conditions occurs.

 

                Currently
  • Developing a workshop about Autism for preschool teachers with Mother of Faisal Autism Center  

                 Currently
  • Developing a journal club for the staff and students to keep up with new data and studies.
                  Currently
  •  Organizing speech and hearing screening trips to different kindergartens.

                 Currently
  • Attended the first Saudi Conference for Hearing and Speech organized by Saudi Speech Society of Speech and Hearing

                         2015
  • Participated in the Communication awareness day event organized by Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City.

                         2015
  • Participated in “Diaa, ضياء” disability awareness campaign in the King Faisal Specialist Hospital booth, the event was organized by the Children with Disabilities Association,

                          2015
  •  Organized and supervised the “I Communicate” campaign, done to raise awareness about speech and language pathology and audiology, the science, the therapists and their services   

                          2015
  • Developed, organized and supervised the biannual educational lecture about rehabilitation services (Speech pathology, Audiology, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy) that targets teachers and mothers titled “الندوة التعريفية عن خدمات التأهيل الصحي للمعلمات و الامهات”

2014

  •  Organizing and supervising the “Cancer is a Word not a Sentence”, campaign held to raise funds for the “Prevention Cancer for Children Committee”.    

2012

 

  Organizing “The Second Committee Scientific Gathering” at King Saud University.

                        2012
  • Organized and supervised the “Art and Color Therapy” open day at the Applied Medical Science College. 
                       2011
  • Organized an educational lecture titled “Deaf Cutler” that was presented by a deaf speaker.
                        2011
  • Attended King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Blom-Singer Training.

 

                        2011
 
 
  • Participated and attended the first Saudi International Audiology Conference. 

 

                          2011
  • Attended the First Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) Course held in the Middle East.
                         2011
 
 
  • Participated in the First Awareness Campaign, Communication Brightens your World, coordinated by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Student Club.  
 
                         2011
 
  • Presented an educative presentation by the name of  “The Clinical Assessment of Speech-Language and Swallowing Disorders” at the Day Care Center for Special-needs Children مركز الرعاية النهارية)).
                         2011
 
  • Participated and attended the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference and workshop.
 
                          2011
 
 
  • Attended the Speech Pathology Workshop during, the third Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Symposium at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.
                          2011
  • Participated in and attended the Third Conference of Voice and Swallowing Disorder and workshop, at King Khalid University Hospital.  
 
                         2011
 

 
Professional Experience:
 

  • Worked with patients, male and female, of all age groups, in both Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
  • Worked with patients of different communication and swallowing disorders, including patients with Hearing loss, Head and Neck Cancer, Cleft Lip and Palate, patients with different Neurogenic and Neurodegenerative Disorders, and patients with different Syndromes. 
  • Diagnosed and conducted therapy strategies for a number of problems related to voice, speech, language, and swallowing disorders
  • Member of the Saudi Society of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 
Skills:
  • Bilingual (native language Arabic, second language English) with excellent verbal and writing skills in both languages.
  • ​​Capable of research, quick Lerner, team player, and always looking to improve myself 
  • Capable of interacting effectively with the people to convey the information. 
  • ​Excellent skills at operating the office machines (computer, printer, copier, scanner, and phone).Skilled at operating the Internet, the Microsoft office Power Point, Word, and Excel. 

 

References:
Available upon request.