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 first meeting of the University of Rhode Island Student Speech and Hearing Association (URISSLHA) chapter of national NSSLHA will be held on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:15PM in the Galanti Lounge (3rd floor of the library).
Barbara Culatta, Professor and Dean at Brigham Young University will be speaking on Thursday, October 17, from 7-9 pm. The talk will be held in CBLS 010 and the title will be “Playful Practice to Teach Language and Literacy Skills”. Graduate students are required to attend; all others are invited to attend.
Professor Irene Walsh, Trinity College, Dublin will present a talk titled, "Identifying the demographic and communication profiles of children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD" on Tuesday, October 29th from 7-9 p.m. in Swan Auditorium (Swan Hall). All graduate students in CMD are required to attend.
Here are our URISSLHA officers (Left to Right below): Mary Loveley, secretary; Kristen Troy, historian; Jaclyn Schiemer, president; Lexi Caruso, treasurer; and Kristy Wallace, vice-president. We thank our outgoing board members: Shannon Witter, Meredith Fitzgibbon, Heidee Pottker and Jess Lally for all of their hard work. Shannon and Meredith are graduating in May, Heidee will be a second-year graduate student, and Jess is heading off to graduate school! Look for information about our first fall 2014 meeting here on the CMD web site.