Valerie N. Pitaluga, MS, CCC-SLP

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Val Pitaluga, MS, CCC-SLP, is a bilingual and bicultural speech-language pathologist whose personal experiences as an immigrant and English language learner have fueled her passion for working with, and advocating for, the Hispanic population and delivering best practice for bilingual children and their families.

In addition to being the SMART Group Speech Co-Coordinator and a STAR Group therapist, Val has also developed the Professional and Adulthood Readiness Training Program and a quarterly Support Group for Hispanic Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Dr. Avery Vaughn Fund for Excellence in Communication Science and Disorders Award Recipient, Florida State University, 2014
  • Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2015 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 10/06/2014

Graduate School Florida State University Date Completed: 08/02/2014
Undergraduate School New York University Date Completed: 05/16/2012