Nikita Pangarkar, M.A., CCC-SLP
Nikita Pangarkar is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist with a passion for helping children with language related learning difficulties. Moving from country to country as she was growing up gave her firsthand experience of the beauty and challenges related to learning language. She later discovered her love for working with the pediatric population while teaching struggling 2nd and 3rd grade students in low-income public schools in San Antonio, Texas. From there, she pursued a unique educational track to help children succeed in their academic pursuits.
Nikita holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Educational Linguistics with a minor in Spanish from Trinity University as well as a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a Bilingual/Multicultural Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin. She has cumulative experience treating children with a variety of speech, language and learning concerns in both clinical and school settings.
In addition, she has specialized training in following methods:
Lindamood-Bell, Biliteracy Squared, Neuhaus, and Wilson.
Her continuing education includes:
Bilingual language development
Emotions and Learning
Attention and Long-term Memory
Nikita strives to integrate multiple methods in order to provide specialized treatment for each student's unique needs. She is constantly seeking out new research-based approaches to optimize student's strengths and facilitate their learning processes.
In her free time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, and spending time with nature. You may also see her volunteering or performing in community arts events.