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SLPs, Educators, & Innovators
Lisa Luna DeCurtis, M.A., CCC-SLP has been working as a bilingual (English-Spanish)
speech-language pathologist (SLP) since 1992. She has worked in the New York City public
schools, the Tucson public schools, and opened her private practice in 2002 in the San Jose
Bay Area. She currently provides services in families' homes and early intervention centers
in the Morgan Hill area of the south bay.
Luna received her M.A. in Communication Disorders from San Diego State University
(SDSU) where she received a Professional Services Bilingual/ Multicultural Certificate, an
Early Childhood Multicultural SLP Specialization Certificate, and her Clinical-Rehabilitative
Services Credential in Language, Speech, and Hearing for providing services in the schools.
She has presented at the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA) state
conventions and the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) national
conventions, as well as at numerous local parent and professional workshops with Dawn
Ferrer. She was also invited to present at a Bilingual Symposium in Mexico in 2001. She
published her research on bilingual narrative assessment and semantics in Spanish with
Dr. Vera Gutierrez-Clellen of SDSU and has served on the board of CSHA's Diversity
Luna has owned a private practice for almost 10 years serving the San Jose Bay Area
through which she has focused on parent training, early intervention, and social
pragmatics, as well as helping parents and professionals foster bilingualism. She works
with an array of communication disorders, particularly Autism (ASD), apraxia, neurological
disorders, auditory processing disorders, language disorders and delays. She created and
coordinated numerous summer social camps called "Luna & the Luna Tykes" where she
collaborated with OTs, PTs, and ABA Specialists.
She is a cofounder of Morning2Moon Productions and a coauthor of the weblog, "Twilight
Talks" at www.morning2moon.org.
Lisa Luna DeCurtis