Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty and Staff

General inquiries: (802) 656-3861 or csd@uvm.edu

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Eleanor M. Luse Clinic Scheduler and Receptionist

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Clinical Educator

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Clinical Professor

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Lecturer

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Lecturer

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Administrative Assistant

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Associate Professor and Interim Chair

  • Analysis of prefrontal cortical function as measured by functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) & fMRI
  • Task related processing load during discourse / complex communication
  • Stuttering behavior and cortical laterality in adults - pre and post treatment response
  • A comparison of discourse performance in brain injured and typical adults
  • Developing a brain computer interface for communication and environmental control in persons with severe motor impairments

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Assistant Professor

  • Language
  • Autism
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)

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Clinical Associate Professor, Eleanor M. Luse Clinic Director, Off-Campus Placement Coordinator

  • Speech sound disorders
  • Language and literacy

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Clinical Associate Professor, VT LEND Clinical Director and Associate Training Director

  • Training culturally responsive clinicians and future leaders
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Community and classroom-based communication programming for students with multiple disabilities
  • Supporting adults with developmental disabilities to become effective communicators

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Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Resonance disorders
  • Prosthetic appliances
  • Dysphagia
  • Accent modification and supervision

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Lecturer

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Professor

  • Treatments for preschool children who stutter
  • Temperament and recovery from stuttering in children and adults

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Associate Professor

  • Mother/child interaction strategies
  • Social cognition in ASD, ADHD, and oral and late-signing children with hearing loss
  • Child language development
  • Measurement of Theory of Mind
  • Efficacy of story-based interventions used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders
  • Visual attention to face stimuli in autism spectrum disorders

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Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Clinical supervision and education of students working with children and adults who stutter
  • Facilitation of Stuttering Support Groups for Vermonters of all ages who stutter
  • Implementation research on the effectiveness of the Lidcombe Program treatment in preschool-age children who stutter

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Lecturer

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Lecturer

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Lecturer

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Clinical Associate Professor

  • Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Parent training using the Hanen program
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
  • Feeding disorders in children with ASD

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Dean and Professor

  • Using social stories and comic strip conversation to improve the behavior, communication and perspective-taking of children with ASD
  • Parent training to support social communication in children with ASD
  • Facilitating the play and social interaction of preschool children with ASD and their typical peers
  • Assessing theory of mind in children with and without ASD

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Lecturer and Director, SLPA and SLP Prerequisites Programs

  • Language Development
  • Early Intervention
  • Child Development

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Administrative Assistant

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Lecturer

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Department Business Manager

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Professor, Chair

  • Speech sound development in typically-developing children and in children with disorders
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Motor speech, phonological, and literacy difficulties associated with neurodevelopmental syndromes, such as autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome, and 7q11.23 Duplication syndrome (which was just identified in 2004)

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Lecturer and Clinical Educator