Mrs. Therese Cooper has an M.A. in Communication Disorders from Whittier College. She is a clinically certified speech language pathologist and holds a California state license. Her professional experience includes working with children and adolescents at College Hospital of Cerritos, the brain injured population at Casa Colina Hospital in Pomona, various skilled nursing facilities and acute hospitals in Orange County, assisted living facilities, and private practice. She has extensive clinical experience with cognitive and language development, swallowing and neurological disorders, and dementia. In addition she has teaching and clinical supervision experience at California State University Fullerton and Chapman University. Mrs. Cooper has been a St. Juliana Parishioner since she joined the Youth Group while in high school. She has four children who have all attended St. Juliana, her oldest is a graduate of Servite High School, one daughter who is a graduate of Rosary High School, and a second daughter who is currently a senior there. Her youngest son will be graduating from St. Juliana this year. She is excited to build a comprehensive Speech Therapy program at St. Juliana which includes not only service to those children in need but will also accommodate classroom lessons for all grades.