Dora is a retired school-based SLP who worked in the RI Public Schools for 28 years. She retired from the West Warwick School Department and currently works as the RISHA Office Manager. Dora’s duties include coordinating the membership database, website, Facebook Page, conference, RISHA correspondence and meeting minutes.
You may contact Dora at Doraclay1@verizon.net.
ASHA Representatives and Advisory Councilors
Sheryl C. Amaral, MBA MS CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist for the Cumberland School Department. She currently serves on the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Board of Ethics. Ms. Amaral is a past-president of RISHA. Since 2005 she has served on numerous Committees and boards for ASHA. Ms. Amaral recently completed her term on the Editorial Board for SIG 13 Swallowing & Swallowing Disorders. In 2010 & 2011 Ms. Amaral served as National Topic Chair for Swallowing & Swallowing Disorders for the ASHA Convention. Ms. Amaral co-authored the ASHA Professional Performance Review Instrument (PPRP). Ms. Amaral participated in the ASHA Salary Supplement Project as a “focused initiative state” during her service with RISHA. Ms. Amaral is a co-author of “Addressing feeding disorders in children on the autism spectrum in school- based settings: Physiological and behavioral issues”; Language Speech & Hearing Services in the Schools; (April, 2008). She can be contacted on her personal email at email@example.com.