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ANNA VAGIN, PHD

Speech and Language Pathologist & Founder of Social Learning Labs

Building Relationships Bit by Bit

"All actual life is encounter."

Martin Buber

ABOUT ME

ANNA VAGIN, PHD

-Over 25 years as licensed Speech and Language Pathologist

-B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

-M.A., University of Redlands

-Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley & SFSU

-Dissertation on Mother-Child Interaction in Children with Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate

-Author of Movie Time Social Learning (2013) and YouCue Feelings: Using Online Videos for Social Learning (2015)

-Awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2014 by the California Speech and Hearing Association, District 1, for Innovative Work in Autism

-Board Member, California Speech and Hearing Association


SERVICES I OFFER

With You Every Step of the Way

Group of Friends Going on Excursion

SOCIAL LEARNING GROUPS

Social learning groups are a powerful intervention tool. Children are carefully matched by ability level and interests. During the school year, groups meet weekly. In the summer, more intense social groups are often scheduled. Groups at all ages emphasize building social cognition skills.  Groups often have a secondary focus such as anxiety, depression, anger management or narrative language.

Studying on the Grass

YOUNG ADULT THERAPY

Young adults often face new social learning challenges in their rapidly changing lives. Whether transitioning to the new responsibilities of college life, coping with new stressors of finding and maintaining social relationships, or looking ahead to the job market, individual or group sessions can help.

Giving a Speech

SPEAKING & CONSULTATION

An engaging speaker, Dr. Vagin frequently presents across the US and Canada on topics related to social learning, facilitating conversation, and the use of online videos and gaming.

Child In Speech Therapy

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

For some individuals, individual therapy is an appropriate intervention plan. Often parents and siblings are included in sessions.

WORKPLACE SUPPORT

Social learning challenges don't stop at 21. Understanding the complexities of the work environment and knowing how to meet social expectations can be complicated. Company consultation for workplace support can take many forms.

MY BOOKS

VIDEOS

CONTACT ME

471 B Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA