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College of Liberal Art & Sciences » Communication Sciences & Disorders » Faculty
Karen O'Leary MA CCC-SLP
Karen O'Leary MA CCC-SLP, Speech & Language Center Director, Instructor
Office#
102.33.1 Rackham Building
Research Area
Phone
(313) 577-6292
Fax
(313) 577-8885
Email
ksoleary@wayne.edu
WebSite
clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/ksoleary

Professional Interests:  Speech-Language Disorders in preschool children; Pre-literacy development in children with communication disorders.

Clinical Endeavors:  Ms. O'Leary currently supervises undergraduate and graduate students in speech-language pathology at WSU.  As with our other supervisors, she provides students with general clinical skills in assessment and treatment procedures for pediatric and adult speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.

Course Offerings:

  1. SLP 3900: Directed Study, Wayne State University
  2. SLP 5300: Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology, Wayne State University
  3. SLP 6460: Language and Phonological Disorders, Wayne State University
  4. SLP 7380: The Clinical Process, Wayne State University

Recent Publications and Presentations:

  1. Coles, D. & O'Leary, K.S.  (2000).  A comparison of standardized test performance in African-American preschoolers.  Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Washington, D.C.
  2. Vermeulen, L.E. & O'Leary, K.S.  (1999).  Home literacy experiences of preschoolers enrolled in head start.  Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: San Francisco, CA.
  3. O'Leary, K.S., Vermeulen, L.E., & Sbaschnig, K.V.  (1998).  Pre-literacy development in African-American preschoolers.  Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: San Antonio, TX.
  4. O'Leary, K.S., Sbaschnig, K.V., Williams, C.J., & Kastner, D.  (1997).  A profile of pre-literacy development in phonologically impaired preschoolers.  Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Boston, MA.

Memberships:
     American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
     Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA)

Education:
     B.A. in Speech-Language Pathology @ University of Michigan, USA
     M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology @ Wayne State University, USA

Communication Sciences & Disorders
207 Rackham Bldg 60 Farnsworth Street
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-3339
Fax: (313) 577-8885
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/csd
Email: csd@wayne.edu