Rhea Paul, PhD., CCC-SLP

Rhea Paul, PhD., CCC-SLP

Professor of Speech Language Pathology

  • Former Professor at Yale Child Study Center, Southern Connecticut State University and Portland State University
  • Affiliate, Haskins Laboratory
  • Editor, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 

Specialties

  • Autism
  • Preliteracy Development

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., Communication Disorders, 1981, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Ed.M., Reading and Learning Disabilities, 1975, Harvard University, Boston, MA
    • B.A., Sociology, 1971, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

    Certifications

    • Licensed (CT) and Certified (ASHA) Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Certified Elementary School Teacher and Reading Consultant

     

Teaching Responsibilities

    Child Language Development and Disorders, Autism

    • SLP 200/400 – Introduction to Communication Disorders
    • SLP 330/430 - The Development of Language
    • SLP 350/450 - Introduction to Clinical Methods and Observation
    • SLP 501 - Practicum Seminar
    • SLP 510 - Language Disorders from Birth to Five
    • SLP 600 - Autism, AAC, and Severe Disorders of Communication
    • SLP 610 - Special Topics in Communication Disorders
    • SLP 690 - SLP Capstone Experience

Research Interests & Grants

    Grants

    • 2015  A Comparison of Group and Individual Supervision Models in First Year Graduate Clinical Education in Speech-Language Pathology, Council of Academic Programs In Communication Sciences and Disorders.
    • 2012  Speech Prompts, Small Business Innovation Research, US Office of Education
    • 2008-2013  Yale Autism Center of Excellence, National Association of Mental Health

     

     Research Interests 

    • Language Development and Disorders
    • Autism
    • Preliteracy Development
    • Use of Technology to Address Communication Disorders

                                                                                                                                                          

     

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    Honors

    • 2015     Honors of the Association, Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • 2014     Honors of the Association, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

     

    Awards

    • 2010     Innovative Clinical Research Award, International Society for Autism Research
    • 1998     Faculty Scholar, Southern Connecticut State University
    • 1996     Editor's Award, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Mon. & Wed. 12:00-2:00pm; Fri. 3:00-5:00pm
  • Location:
    College of Health Professions
    Cambridge 2-E-08
    College of Health Professions
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