Anna Vagin, Ph.D. is a licensed speech/language pathologist with over 30 years experience. In her private practice in Marin County, California, she provides individual sessions and social learning groups to children, young adults, and their families. She received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from University of California, Santa Barbara and her M.A. from the University of Redlands. In 1997, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and SFSU, writing her dissertation on Mother-Child Interaction in Children with Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate.
Her particular interest is using media to support social thinking in students with diagnoses such as ASD, ADHD, NVLD, Language Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Social Communication Disorder or Twice-Exceptional. She provides consultation to parents and schools, and is a frequent speaker in the U.S. and Canada on topics related to social cognition. She is the author of Movie Time Social Learning (2013) and YouCue Feelings: Online Video Viewing for Social Learning (2015).