» Angela M. Mandas
Adjunct Faculty

College of Educational Studies
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Office Location:
Reeves Hall 218
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Education
California State University, Fullerton, Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders
Biography

Angela is currently Adjunct Faculty and the Fieldwork Clinical Coordinator in the CSD program. She teaches a course in Dysphagia and Voice Disorders for second year graduate students. She coordinates all 60 student practicums each semester in the community. She functions also as a Supervisor for graduate training at the practice called Precision Rehabilitation.  Angela received her Master of Arts degree at California State University, Fullerton in 1988. She was employed as the senior Speech Language Pathologist at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center for 19 years. She has extensive experience working in acute, intensive care, rehab, skilled nursing and outpatient settings. She worked closely with the Hospital Foundation department for raising money for the rehabilitation department and was responsible for developing the first AAC program called “Kevin’s Room for Technology” for inpatients and outpatients. Angela taught at CSU Long Beach and Dominguez Hills courses for undergraduate and graduate students. Angela sees clients both children and adults with neurological injuries at Precision Rehabilitation in Signal Hill in Long Beach. She is the past President of the California Speech and Hearing Association, a member of the Council of State Association Presidents and is active with the non profit called B.R.A.I.N. Brain Rehabilitation and Injury Network where she runs a weekly social meeting called F.B.I. Friends of Brain Injury.

Presentations:

University of the Pacific – Stockton (June 2012): Challenging Neurological Cases

B.R.A.I.N. Second Annual Think Tank – Long Beach (2012): Why F.B. I. is good for you?

Communication Sciences and Disorders National Convention (2012): A 21st Century Model for Practicum using Constructivism and Community.