From the Chair
The Department offers both baccalaureate and masters degree programs. The B.A. program in Speech Pathology and Audiology provides students with fundamental knowledge related to normal and abnormal speech and language and basic communication processes within the context of a liberal arts education.
The M.A. program in Speech-Language Pathology prepares students for professional careers as speech-language pathologists. Graduates of the M.A. program meet the academic and clinical education standards established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED) for the License in Speech-Language Pathology. The graduate program in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College is directed by Dr. Liat Seiger-Gardner and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Under new leadership in the Department, we will continue to provide students with strong pre-professional preparation and clinical and theoretical education in the communication sciences. As Chair, I am committed to our students’ personal and professional development and, with the support of my faculty, will emphasize to our students the importance of maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical principles in both their professional and personal lives.
Lynn Rosenberg, Deputy Chair
Diana Almodovar-Salinas is a full time Lecturer and Speech-Llanguage Pathologist in the Department of Speech-Language & Hearing Sciences. She specializes in early childhood language disorders and language disorders in school-aged children. She has worked as speech-language pathologist and consultant in a variety of settings including early intervention, head start programs, special education schools, home-based care and private practice. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology from Lehman College, and her M.A. from Queen’s College. She has a Master of Philosophy degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she is currently completing her doctorate. Her current research examines phonological processing during lexical access in children with Specific Language Impairment. She currently supervises graduate student clinicians in the adult and child clinics and teaches courses on the undergraduate and graduate level. Beginning June 2013, she will be the undergraduate adviser.
Dr. Goral was granted a Fellowship Leave for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. She was awarded a Fulbright scholar grant for the Spring 2014.
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News and Events
HOLIDAY PARTY on DECEMBER 9 at 6:30PM
We are excited to announced that the Speech Language and Hearing club is organizing a holiday party and toy drive on Monday December 9, 2013 at 6:30pm in the Faculty Dining Room.
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by replying "ATTENDING" to MARY.BOYLAN@lehman.cuny.edu. We welcome walk-ins as well.
Dr. Levey has written her second book, Introduction to Language Development (Plural Publications).
About our Students
Graduate Students in the M.S. Program in Speech-Language Pathology discuss their clinical education, the discipline of speech-language pathology, and their future professional plans...
Last modified: Dec 5, 2013