In This Installment of Access the Experts
Special Education & Communication Disorders Associate Professor Shari DeVeney, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, answers the question: “What's the best way to prepare for raising a child who will likely have a developmental disorder?”
An expert in communication disorders, Shari DeVeney, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a licensed and nationally-certified speech-language pathologist. Before earning her doctorate degree, she worked as a practicing clinician for 10 years primarily in early childhood and K-12 educational settings. Her research focus is in child language and speech sound production with the goal of advancing evidence-based assessments and interventions for young children with communication delays. She teaches coursework on pediatric language impairments and speech sound disorders. DeVeney has served as president of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association and provides educational and research-based talks about communication disorders for local, national, and international audiences. Her work can be found in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Topics in Language Disorders, and the International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology among other peer-reviewed publications.
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