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The robust SpeechPathology.com course library is developed and overseen by an experienced team of speech-language pathologists and industry professionals.

Stacy L. Williams, PhD, CHSE

Stacy L. Williams


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Amy J. Hansen, MA, CCC-SLP

Amy Hansen


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Amy Natho, MS, CCC-SLP

Amy Natho


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Ann Kummer, PhD, CCCSLP

Ann Kummer


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Kathleen Poliski, PhD, CCCSLP

Kathleen Poliski

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Featured Presenters

SpeechPathology.com instructors and guest editors are skilled clinicians and industry leaders whose courses consistently receive top ratings from our members.

Presenter: Cathy Binger PhD, CCC-SLP

Cathy Binger, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor in the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at the University of New Mexico. She has published multiple research articles, book chapters, and books pertaining to supporting early language development for young children who require AAC. Dr. Binger teaches in the areas of language development, language disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) at the University of New Mexico and is currently a Principal Investigator for a multi-site clinical trial investigation funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIDCD).

Presenter: Denise Dougherty MA, SLP

Ms. Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA. She is the past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), received the Academy’s 2007 Honor Award for her achievements and 2014 AAPPSPA Award of Excellence. She served on the ASHA Health Care Economics Committee and is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. Denise is a co-editor of Private Practice Essentials: a Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists. Denise works as a legal consultant/expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia and negligence/malpractice.  She received her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders from Marywood University and a master’s degree in communication disorders from St. Louis University.

Presenter: Nancye C. Roussel Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Nancye Roussel is an associate professor and head of the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  She has 20+ years of experience in higher-education and is a practiced lecturer at workshops on voice, dysarthria and swallowing.  She is strong advocate of evidence-based practice and conducts a popular seminar each fall investigating the evidence for current treatments in voice and swallowing.

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