Tricia has worked as a Speech/Language Pathologist at the Hearing and Speech Center since receiving her B.A. from the University of the Pacific and M.A. from San Diego State University in Communicative Disorders. Tricia enjoys working with a diverse population of children who experience difficulty with articulation, apraxia and language disorders. She has a particular interest in the diagnostic process and assessing children with language processing disorders. Tricia brings to her work over 35 years of experience in Speech and Language Pathology. Over the course of her career, she has made countless presentations in the field of communicative disorders. Tricia has also worked with the Child Development Center of CPMC from its inception to the present, at various Headstart centers and with the Preschools for All program. She has special memories of children being able to clearly articulate a favorite word for the first time and the happiness of parents who can understand and converse with their child. Tricia enjoys the process of supporting each child to achieve the highest communication skills.