Marion Leaman, MS, CCC/SLP
Degrees and Certifications
- Bachelor of Arts, Mount Holyoke College; Double Major, French Literature and Economics
- Master of Science, Boston University, Speech Language Pathology
- Doctorate: Teachers College, Columbia University, ABD (All but Dissertation), expected May 2019
- Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech Language Hearing Association (1993)
- Connecticut State License Speech Language Pathology
- Lee Silverman Voice Treatment
- Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy
- Compton Pronouncing English as a Second Language
- Adult Language Disorders course at Teachers College
- Neurogenic Communication Disorders at Columbia University
- Cognitive Disorders and Neuromotor Disorders at Sacred Heart University
- Guest Lecturer: Transgender Voice and Communication, Teachers College, Columbia University
Research Interests and Grants
Research interest is in development of reliable tools to measure unstructured conversation in people with aphasia and development of discourse-based interventions for people with aphasia.
Awards and Fellowships
- Student Scholar, 12th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference for "Communicative success in people with fluent aphasia during conversations with three partners", Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. September 2017.
- National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders, Research Symposium Scholarship at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference for "Communicative successfulness in people with mild to moderate aphasia in conversation with familiar and unfamiliar partners" at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 2017.