Dr. Ferdiliza Garcia on Therapy and Special Education

Dr. Ferdiliza Dandah Garcia is currently an assistant professor at Department of Speech Pathology at the University of the Philippines Manila (CAMP) and a Speech Pathology Clinical Training Coordinator at the UP Community Health and Development Program in San Juan, Batangas.

Don't miss her discussion on Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy at 2:00 - 2:30 PM with the topic "The Complementing Roles of Therapy and Special Education." Resource persons, Janel Anne S. Belarmino (OT) and Kristofferson G. Mendoza (PT), will also be present for your questions.

Her credentials include:

1999 - 2003 University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
Aurora Boulevard, Manila, Philippines
Doctor of Medicine

1994 - 1998 University of the Philippines
Padre Faura St.,Manila, Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology
Professional experience

2006 - present University of the Philippines-Manila Manila, Philippines
 Assistant Professor (Department of Speech Pathology)
 SP Clinical Training Coordinator, San Juan, Batangas- UP
Community Health and Development Program
 Clinical Supervisor, UPM Clinic for Therapy Services – Adolescent and Adult Section

Helping Hands Intervention Center Davao, Philippines
Speech and language Pathologist/Consultant

2006- 2007 Kid’s First Discovery Space
Muntinlupa, Philippines
Speech and language Pathologist/Consultant

2005 – 2007 Little C.A.M.P. Clinic Quezon City, Philippines
Speech and language Pathologist/Consultant

1998 Philippine Children’s Medical Center Manila, Philippines Speech Therapist I
Professional memberships
2009 Philippine Community Based Rehabilitation Network, member
Communication Therapy International
2006 Autism Society of the Philippines, member
1999 - present Philippine Association of Speech Pathologist
○ Certified Speech Pathologist
○ Vice-Chair (Present)
○ Chair, Committee on Membership (2006-2008)
○ OIC Chair, Committee on External Affairs (2006-2008)
Voluntary work or involvement in Civic /Non-government Organizations

2008 Volunteer, Victory Health Professionals/Missions
2007-2008 Consultant, Department of Health, Persons with Disabilities Health Program (Speech Impairment Group)
2007- present Operation Restore Hope Volunteer Speech Pathologist
2006 Operation Smile, Philippines, Volunteer speech pathologist
2006 Rehabilitation and Empowerment of Adults and Children with handicaps,
Resource speaker for Medical conditions affecting the geriatric population
2006 Therafree Movement, Volunteer Speech Pathologist/Physician
2005-2006 Council for Health and Development, Volunteer Physician
2005 Stimulation and Therapy Activity Center, Speech Pathology Consultant


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