Charles Barasch, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lecturer in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Charles Barasch


Charles Barasch is a speech-language pathologist working with children from pre-school through high school. He is author of a book of poetry, Dreams of the Presidents. He currently teaches Linguistics for Clinicians at UVM and has taught Introduction to Linguistics and Research Methods in Communication Sciences. He has worked as a numismatist and "oldies" disc jockey, as well as a mathematics and physical education teacher. He has been Moderator of the Plainfield, Vermont, town meeting for over 30 years. His poems have been published in many literary and general-interest magazines, and he has created crossword puzzles that have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post.


B.A., Liberal Arts, 1972, Sarah Lawrence College; M.S., Communication Science and Disorders, 1998, University of Vermont.

Courses Taught:

Research Methods in Communication Science; Introduction to Linguistics; Linguistics for Clinicians; Beginning Linguistics

Publication Highlights:

Barasch, C. (2008). Dreams of the Presidents. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.
Barasch, C. (2006). DVD review of Transcending stuttering: the inside story. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 31, 156-157
Barasch, C., Guitar, B., McCauley, R., & Absher, R. (2000). Disfluency and time perception. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 43, 1429-1439
Ralls, K., Barasch, C., & Minkowski, K. (1975). Behavior of captive mouse deer, tragulus napu. Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie, 37, 356-378

Selected Professional Experience:

Speech-Language Pathologist, Cabot School, Cabot, VT, 2000 - present. Speech and language evaluation and treatment, in 1:1 and small group interactions and home visits, with pre-K to 12th grade students; Co-Director, Central Vermont Stuttering Group, Barre and Montpelier, 1999 - 2003. Planned and conducted group therapy sessions for elementary school children and their parents; Speech-Language Pathologist, Northfield Elementary School, Northfield, VT, 1998 - 2002. Speech and language evaluation and treatment, including use of augmentative communication, in 1:1 and small group interactions and home visits, with EEE children (ages 3-5).

Professional Affiliations:

American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA)
Vermont Speech, Language & Hearing Association (VSHA)