Roberta Singer is a Adjunct Assistant Professor in audiology employed by the State of RI Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals (MHRH); her office is located in the URI Department of Communicative Disorders. She earned her Bachelor's degree at the University of Rochester and her Master's degree at the University of Rhode Island.
An ASHA certified, RI State licensed audiologist, Ms. Singer has extensive experience providing hearing services to the difficult-to-test population and the developmentally delayed, as well as providing amplification services to the general population. At URI she utilizes her expert knowledge of the latest developments in audiological diagnostic testing and hearing aid services in her work supervising graduate student technicians. She also directs the Healthy Hearing program at the RI Special Olympics.
The local chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, URISSLHA, will hold a meeting on Monday, October 27th at 7:15 in the Galanti Lounge of the main library (3rd floor). All students with interests in a career in speech-language pathology or audiology are encouraged to attend.
Amber D. Franklin, Assistant Professor at Miami University (Ohio), will be giving a talk titled, "Pronunciation Proficiency in Adult English Language Learners: What do we measure and how do we measure it?" on Thursday, October 23rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in CBLS 100. All students and faculty are invited to attend. Attendance is mandatory for graduate students in CMD.