CURRICULUM VITA
Frances Ruth Jackson Freeman, Ph.D., C.C.C.

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

DOB : Oct. 29, 1939
Place of Birth : Coushatta, LA., USA
Citizenship : U.S.A.
Marital Status : Married 52 yrs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Home:
8881 Crestview Dr.
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 335-2907
(318) 347-8318-Cell
Francesfreeman7@me.com

Office:
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd. MP 26
(972) 883-4549
(972) 883-45465 (Fax)
(972) 883-4566 (AA)
Frances.freeman@utdallas.edu

EDUCATION

Date Degree Institution
1977 Ph.D. in Speech & Hearing Sciences City University of New York Graduate Center, NY, NY
1966 M.S. in Special Education Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA
1962 -1972 30 (24 Grad. & 6 U.G.) credits earned at several universities, & not included in BS or MS University of Texas at Arlington, LA. Tech, Francis T. Nichols U., N.S.U., L.S.U., N.Y.U., N.Y.I.T.
1961 B.S. in Speech, minor in English Northwestern State U. of LA
1957 High School Diploma (Valedictorian) Logansport High School, Logansport, LA

EXPERIENCE

YEARS TITLE--POSITION EMPLOYER--LOCATION
2009-present Assistant Vice President for Faculty Diversity (1/2 time) University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX
1976-present Consultant - Speech Research, Grant writing & review; Curriculum development & review; Forensic speech/voice analyses; non-fiction writing.. Clients NIH, Schools, Charity Institutions, Universities, U.S. Gov., Law Enforcement, Attorneys, free-lance writers.
2004-2007 Adjunct-Instructor University of North Texas Denton, TX
2000-2004 Local Pastor ,LA Conference,
United Methodist Church
Bethel United Methodist Church, Logansport, LA.
1996-2002 Professor, Communication Sciences Stephen F. Austin State U.
1992-1996 Speech-Language Pathologist Research Scientist, & Clinical Professor Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas
1985-1991 Research Scientist University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Comm. Dis.
1980-1985 Associate Professor promoted from Assistant Professor University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Comm. Dis.
1979-1980 Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1978-1979 Speech-Language Pathologist Glenbard Schools, Glen Ellen, IL
1972-1978 Research Associate (started as Research Assistant and advanced) Haskins Laboratories, affiliate of Yale U., New Haven, CN
1974-1977 Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences Adelphi University, Garden City, Long Island, N.Y.
1964-1972 Speech-Language Pathologist, Diagnostician, Coordinator of Parish Services Caddo Parish Schools, Shreveport, LA -Among 1st teachers to integrate schools.
1967-1970 Supervisor of Student Teachers Northwestern St. U. of LA
1967-1970 Speech-Language Pathologist Louisiana Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation
1963-1964 Speech-Language Pathologist
Established the Program
Duncanville ISD, Duncanville, TX
1962-1963 English Teacher (9th grade) Duncanville ISD, Duncanville, TX
1960-1961 Debate & Forensics Coach
(won state recognition)
St. Mary’s High School, Natchitoches, LA
1958 Producer, Announcer, Talk show host,  Engineer KDET Radio Station, Center, TX
(1 of less than 100 Women broadcasters in Texas)
1955-1957 Reporter, Copy Editor Interstate Progress & Mansfield Enterprise, in Mansfield, LA
(My Editor left to work forNY Times)and later NBC News)

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

Referred Journal Publications (in reverse chronology, including most recent submission)
Stager, S., Freeman, F. J., Braun, A. Characteristics of Fluency and Speech in Familial Stuttering: Studies of Two Large Families. Submitted to the Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research (Aug., 2011).
Watson, B.C., Freeman, F.J., Devous, M., Chapman, S., Finitzo, T., & Pool, K. Linguistic performance and regional cerebral blood flow deficits in persons who stutter. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 37: 1221-1228 (1994)
Pool, K,. Devous, M., Watson, B., Finitzo, T., & Freeman, F. J., Reply to Fox, Lancaster, and Ingham. Letters to the Editor. Archives of Neurology, 50: 1289-1291 (1993)
Stager, S. & Freeman, F. J. Representing laryngeal reaction time performance. Journal of Voice, 6: 2-10 (1992)
Watson, B., Pool, K., Devous, M., Freeman, F.J., Finitzo, T. Brain blood flow related to acoustic laryngeal reaction time in adult stutterers. Journal of Speech & Hearing Research, 35: 555-561 (1992)
Schaefer, S., Roark, R., Freeman, F.J., Watson, B., Butsch, R., Kondraske, G., Pohl, J., Multichannel electromyographic observations in spasmodic dysphonic patients and normal control subjects. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology, 101: 67-75 (1992)
Pool, K, Freeman, F.J., Finitzo, T., Hayashi, M., Chapman, S., Devous, M., Close, L., Kondraske, G., Mendelsohn, D., Schaefer, S., & Watson, B. Heterogeneity in spasmodic dysphonia: Neurologic and voice findings. Archives of Neurology, 48: 509-512 (1991)
Pool, K., Devous, M., Freeman, F.J., Watson, B., & Finitzo, T. Regional cerebral blood flow in developmental stutterers. Archives of Neurology, 48: 305-309 (1991)
Watson, B., Freeman, F.J., & Dembowski, J. Respiratory-laryngeal coupling and complexity effects on acoustic laryngeal reaction time in normal speakers. Journal of Voice, 3: 18-28 (1991)
Watson, B., Freeman, F.J., Chapman, S., Miller, S., Finitzo, T., Pool, K., & Devous, M. Linguistic performance deficits in stutterers: Relation to laryngeal reaction times profiles. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 16: 85-100 (1991)
Watson, B., Freeman, F.J., Pool, K., Finitzo, T., Chapman, S., Mendelsohn, D., Devous, M., Schaefer, S., Close, L., & Kondraske, G. Laryngeal reaction profiles in spasmodic dysphonia: Relationship to cortical electrophysiologic abnormality. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 34: 269-278 (1991)
Watson, B., Schaefer, S., Freeman, F.J., Dembowski, J., Kondraske, G., Roark, R. Laryngeal electromyographic activity in adductor and abductor spasmodic dysphonia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research ,34: 473-482 (1991)
Finitzo, T., Freeman, F.J., Pool, K., Devous, M., and Watson, B. Whether and wherefore: a response to Aronson and Lagerlund. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 34: 806-811 (1991)
Devous, M., Pool, K., Finitzo, T., Freeman, F.J., Schaefer, S., Watson, B., Kondraske, G., & Chapman, S. Evidence for cortical dysfunction in spasmodic dsyphonia: Regional cerebral blood flow and quantitative electrophysiology. Brain and Language, 35: 331-344 (1990)
Finitzo, T., & Freeman, F.J., Spasmodic dysphonia, whether and where: Results of seven years of research. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32: 511-544 (1989)
Schaefer, S., Watson, B., Freeman, F.J., Pool, K., Finitzo, T. Vocal tract electromyographic abnormalities in spasmodic dysphonia: A preliminary report. Transactions of the American Laryngological Association, 108: 187-190 (1987)
Freeman, F.J., Schaefer, S., Finitzo, T. & Cannito, M. Episodic reactive dysphonia: a case study. Journal of Communication Disorders, 20: 259-263 (1987)
Finitzo, T., Pool, K., Freeman, F.J., Cannito, M., Schaefer, S., Ross, E., Spasmodic dysphonia subsequent to head trauma. Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head, Neck Surgery, 113: 1107-1110 (1987)
Finitzo, T., Freeman, F.J., Gerling, I.J., Dobson, L., and Schaefer, S. Auditory brainstem response abnormalities in patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia. Journal of Otolaryngology, 3: 26-30 (1982)
Rosenfield, D. & Freeman, F.J. Stuttering onset after laryngectomy. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 8: 265-267 (1983)
Schaefer, S., Finitzo, T., Gerling, I., and Freeman, F.J. Brainstem conduction abnormalities in spasmodic dysphonia. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology, 92: 59-63 (1983)
Clutter, M. & Freeman, F.J. The six blind men revisited. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 9: 89-92 (1984)
Feldman, M., Nixon, I., Finitzo, I., & Freeman, F.J. Abnormal para-sympathetic vagal function in patients with spasmodic dysphonia. Annals of Internal Medicine 491-495 (1984)
Freeman, F.J., Cannito, M., & Finitzo, T. Getting to know spasmodic dysphonic patients. Tejas: Journal of Texas Speech & Hearing Association, 10: 14-19 (1985) reprinted and distributed for 10 years by the National Association for Spasmodic Dysphonia
Schaefer, S., Freeman, F.J., Finitzo, T., Close, L., Cannito, M., Ross, E., Reisch, J. & Maravilla, K. Magnetic resonance imaging findings and correlations in spasmodic dysphonia. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology, 94: 595-601 (1985)
Meyers, S. & Freeman, F.J., Interruptions as a variable in stuttering and disfluency. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28: 428-435. (1985)
Meyers, S. & Freeman, F.J. Mother and child speech rates as a variable in stuttering and disfluency. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28: 436-444. (1985)
Meyers, S. & Freeman, F.J. Are mothers of stutterers different? An investigation of social communicative interaction. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 10: 193-209 (1985)
Freeman, F.J. & Rosenfield, D. “Source” in dysfluency. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 7: 295-297 (1982)
Freeman, F.J. Phonation in stuttering: a review of current research. Journal of Fluency Disorders (1979)
Freeman, F.J., Sands, E., & Harris, K. Temporal coordination of phonation and articulation in a case of apraxia: A voice onset time study. Brain and Language, 6: 106-111 (1978)
Sands, E., Freeman, F.J., & Harris, K. Progressive changes in articulatory pattern in verbal apraxia: A longitudinal case study. Brain and Language, 6: 97-105 (1978)
Raphael, L., Dorman, M., Freeman, F.J. & Tobin, C., Vowel and nasal durations as cues to voicing in word-final stop consonants: Spectrographic and perceptual studies. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 18: 389-400 (1978)
Borden, G., Dorman, M., Freeman, F.J., & Raphael, L. Electromyographic changes with delayed auditory feedback of speech. Journal of Phonetics, 5: 1-8 (1978)
Freeman, F.J. & Ushijima, T. Laryngeal muscle activity during stuttering. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 21: 538-561 (1978) Considered a classic article. Identified in 1983 as the most frequently cited research article on stuttering over the past 3 years.

BOOK CHAPTERS AND PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

Watson, B.C. & Freeman, F.J. Contributions of Brain Imaging. in R.F. Curlee and G.M. Seigel (eds.) Nature and Treatment of Stuttering: New Directions, 2nd Edition. Needham, MA: Allyn & Bacon. (1997)

Watson, B.C. & Freeman, F.J. Neurophysiologic and Behavioral Evidence for a Fluency-Generating System. in H.F.M. Peters and W. Huistijn (Eds.) Speech Motor Production and Fluency Disorders. Amsterdam: Elsevier. (1997)
Watson, B.C. & Freeman, F.J. Neurophysiologic and Behavioral Evidence for a Fluency-Generating System. in H.F.M. Peters and W. Huistijn (Eds.) Speech Motor Production and Fluency Disorders. Amsterdam: Elsevier. (1997)
Freeman, F. J. Fluency, Disfluency, Dysfluency, Non-fluency, Stuttering: Integrating Theories. In F. Bell-Berti & L. Raphael (eds.) Studies in Speech Production: A Festschrift for Katherine Safford Harris. In the series Modern Acoustics and Signal Processing. American Institute of Physics. Pgs. 399-413 (1995)
Finitzo, T., Pool, K., Freeman, F.J., Devous, M., & Watson, B. Cortical function in developmental stutterers. In H. Peters, W. Hulstijn & W. Starkweather (Eds.) Speech Moor Control and Stuttering. Pgs. 251-262. Amsterdam: Elsevier (1991)
Freeman, F.J. Developmental Disorders of Articulation, Chapter in Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition (1989)
Freeman, F.J. Stuttering and Cluttering. Chapter in Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition (1989)
Chapman, S., Watson, B., Finitzo, T., Pool, K., Freeman, F.J., Schaefer, S. Multifocal Cortical Dysarthria in Spasmodic Dysphonia. Chapter 14: Proceedings of Clinical Dysarthria Conference. Pgs.228-241 (1989)
Schaefer, S. & Freeman, F.J. Spasmodic Dysphonia. Chapter in Neurologic Disorders in Otolaryngology, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, 20: 161-178 (1987).
Pool, K., Freeman, F.J. & Finitzo, T. Brain electrical activity mapping: Applications to vocal motor control disorders. Chapter in H. Peters & W. Hulstijn (Eds.) Speech Motor Dynamics in Stuttering. Springer Press (1987)
Freeman, F.J., Cannito, M., & Finitzo, T. Classification of spasmodic dysphonia by perceptual-acoustic-visual means. Chapter in L. Gates (Ed.) Spasmodic Dysphonia: State of the Art. The Voice foundation of America, New York. Pgs. 5-18 (1985)
Freeman, F.J., Finitzo, T., Gerling, L., & Schaefer, S. Brainstem conduction abnormalities in spasmodic dysphonia. Chapter in D. Bless and J. Abbs (Eds.) Vocal Fold Physiology. College Hill Press (1983)
Freeman, F. J. Stuttering. Chapter 27 in N. Lass, J. Northern, D. Yoder, & L. McReynolds (Eds.) Speech, Language and Hearing, Vol. 2 (1982)
Freeman, F.J. Prosody in perception, production, and pathology. Chapter 16 in N. Lass, J. Northern, D. Yoder, & L. McReynolds (Eds.) Speech, Language and Hearing, Vol. 2 (1982)
Freeman, F.J. & Schaefer, S. Diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders. In Lawrence (Ed.) Proceedings of the Eleventh Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice. The Voice Foundation of America, New York (1982)
Freeman, F.J. & Schaefer, S. Theory and Research in Voice Disorders. In d. Lawrence, (Ed.) Proceedings of the Eleventh Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice. The Voice Foundation of America, New York (1982)
Dorman, M., Freeman, F.J. & Borden, G. The effect of delayed auditory feedback on phonation: An electromyographic investigation. In The Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of Phonetics Sciences, Leeds, England (Aug. 1975)
Freeman, F.J., Ushijima, T., Dorman, M., and Borden, G. Dysfluency and phonation: An investigation of laryngeal activity accompanying the moment of stuttering. In The Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Leeds, England (1975)
Freeman, F.J. Fluency and phonation. Chapter in M. Webster and L. Furst (Eds.) Vocal Tract Dynamics and Dysfluency. New York Speech and Hearing Institute (1974)

PRESENTATIONS(Selected Sample)

Major Presentations Recent Presentations Older Presentations Earlier Presentations

Major Presentations

Opening the Mind: Windows to the Brain in Vocal Motor Control. Technical session of the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Jan. 1989. Abstract published in Science, Nov., 1988. Co-presenters: T. Finitzo, B. Watson, K. Pool, G. Kondraske, S. Chapman, & M. Devous. Presentation sponsored by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Assoc. Press reports include: Feb. 17, Journal of the American Medical Association, and March 16, New York Times. Television coverage on Good Morning America and CNN Health Watch.

Recent Developments in Research on Stuttering. Technical session of the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Jan., 1980. Abstract published in Science Vol. 206 #4420, Nov. 16, 1979. Co-presenters C. Ludlow, M. Adams, E. Conture, & W. Kidd. Sponsored by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association. ASHA does not sponsor a presentation every year. Only a very few scientists have been asked to represent our field more than once at this prestigious conference.
Windows to the CNS in Vocal Motor Control Disorders. A Scientific Exhibit at the Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language & Hearing Assoc. Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, Nov., 1987. (Awarded 1st Place for Scientific merit.)
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The Syndrome of Spasmodic Dysphonia. A Scientific Exhibit at the Annual Conference of the Amer. Speech-Lang. & Hearing Assoc. Annual Conf., Cincinnati, OH, Nov., 1983. (Awarded 1st Place for Scientific merit and 2nd Place for excellence of presentation)
Spasmodic Dysphonia: Techniques & Approaches in Successful Voice Therapy. Short Course presented with S. Shulman and M. Hayashi at the ASHA annual conference, St. Louis, MO, Nov., 1989. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1989.
Applications of Acoustic Analysis to clinical Problems in Speech-Language Pathology. Short course presented with L. Raphael and E. Sands at the ASHA annual conference, San Francisco, CA, 1978. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1978.
Spasmodic Dysphonia: Research and Treatment. Invited principal speaker, Canadian Speech/Language Hearing Association, Toronto, May 12, 1989. Abstract published.
Laryngeal correlates of stuttering: Electromyographic and fiberoptic studies. Invited paper presented at the New York Academy of Sciences. Section of Linguistics, 1975.

Recent Presentations

Freeman, F. J. and Stager, S. Familial Cluttering . Paper presented at the First World Conference on Cluttering. Katarino, Bulgaria May 12-14, 2007.

Stager, S., Freeman, F. J., Conture, E., Guitar, B., Gurrister, T., Ramig, P. & Watson, B. C., Phenotyping for Linkage Studies of Families with Stuttering.  Paper presented at 3rd World Congress of Fluency Disorders, Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 2000.

Stager, S., Freeman, F. J., Stauffer, D., Gurrister, T., Leppert, M., & Braun, A., Familial Patterns in Speech and Fluency. Paper presented at 3rd World Congress of Fluency Disorders, Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 2000.
Stager, S. & Freeman, F. J., Effects of Delayed Auditory Feedback on Monologue Production.  Paper presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, November, 1999.
Stager, S. V., Freeman, F. J., Stauffer, D., Gurrister, T., Leppert, M., & Braun, A., Variable expression of speech characteristics in families with stuttering.  Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, November, 1998.
Stager, S. V., Bloch, M., Trattner, K., Freeman, F. J. & Braun, A., Relationships between anxiety and fluency under medications.  Paper presented at Second World Congress on Fluency Disorders, San Francisco, CA, August, 1997.
Freeman, F. J. Approaches to management of stuttering in public schools. Invited presentation to the East Texas Speech-Language and Hearing Assoc., Tyler, TX, Oct. 1996.
Stager, S. V., Trattner, K., & Freeman, F. J., Relationships between anxiety and fluency in selected speaking situations.  Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Seattle, WA, November, 1996.
Watson, B.C. and Freeman, F.J. Neurophysiologic and Behavioral Evidence for a Fluency-Generating System. 3rd International conference on Fluency. Nijmegen, Amsterdam, June. 1995.
Freeman, F. J. A Perspective on the Critical Issues in Understanding Spasmodic Dysphonia. Invited presentation at the National Spasmodic dysphonia Assoc. Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, April 29, 1995.
Friel-Patti, S. & Freeman, F.J. Auditory Procession Dysfunction: Symptom or disorder? Invited presentation at the Central Auditory Processing consensus conference, Albuquerque, 1994.
Freeman, F.J. Technologic Advances in the Treatment of Stuttering. Invited seminar presented to the Dallas Association of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists. Oct. 15, 1994.

Older Presentations

Sleeping in Procrustes’ Bed: Quandaries with auditory processing disorders. Miniseminar presented with S. Friel-Patti & T. Finitzo at the ASHA Annual conf., Anaheim, CA, Nov. 1993, abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1993.

Neurologic Findings and Models of Spasmodic Dysphonia and Stuttering. Invited presentation at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine & Hospital, March 27, 1991.
Voice Therapy Techniques: Facts and Fallacies. Miniseminar presented with J. Casper, E. Stone & J. Lavorato at the ASHA annual conference, Seattle WA, Nov., 1990, abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1990.
Quantitative EEG Spectra & Auditory evoked potentials in adult stutterers. Presented with Pool, Clark, and Finitzo at the ASHA annual conference, Seattle, WA, Nov., 1990. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1990.
Acoustic LRT related to brain blood flow in stutterers. Presented with Watson and others at the ASHA annual conference, Seattle WA. Nov., 1990. Abstract published ASHA, Oct. 1990.
It’s all in your head? The neurology of stuttering. Miniseminar presented with D. Rosenfield and K. Pool at the ASHA annual conference, St. Louis, MO., Nov., 1989. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct. 1989.
Studies of Speech Production: An historical perspective. Miniseminar presented with F. Bell-Berti, L. Raphael, and G. Borden at the ASHA annual conference, St. Louis, MO, Nov., 1989. abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1989.
Stuttering Treatment New Directions. Invited Short Course, presented at the California Speech-Language and Hearing Assoc. annual conference, Spring, 1988. Abstract published.
Gestural Analysis of Stuttering. Double miniseries at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, MA, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
Spastic (spasmodic) dysphonia update: Are we nearing a consensus? Miniseminar presented with Fritzell, Izdebski, & Ludlow at the ASHA annual conference, New Orleans, Nov., 1987. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1987.

Relationship between CNS abnormality and LRT profiles in spasmodic dysphonia. Paper presented with B. Watson, and others, at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
Task effects on acoustic laryngeal reaction time in normal speakers. Paper presented with B. Watson, and others, at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
Multifocal cortical dysfunction in spasmodic dysphonia. Paper presented with S. Chapman, and others, at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
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Laryngeal Reaction Time (LRT) profiles of adult stutterers: Behavioral and neural imaging correlates. Paper presented with S. Chapman and others, at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
Subcortical spasmodic dysphonia: Three cases of lacunar disease. Paper presented with T. Finitzo, and others, at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1988.
Voice Therapy Techniques: Facts and Fallacies. Miniseminar at the ASHA annual conference, Boston, Nov., 1988. Four presenters. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1988.

Earlier Presentations

Studies of apraxic speech production. Paper presented with E. Sands and K. Harris at the annual conference of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, RI, May, 1978. Abstract published JASA, 1978.

Disruption of temporal integration in apraxic speech production. Paper presented with Gray & Sands at the ASHA annual conference, Houston, TX, Nov., 1976. Abstract published, ASHA, Oct., 1976.
Perceptual and acoustic analysis of progressive changes in articulatory patterns in verbal apraxia. Paper presented with E. Sands at the 14th annual conference of the Academy of Aphasia, Miami, FL, 1976.
Articulation in aphasia: A longitudinal case report. Paper presented with E. Sands at the annual conference of the New York Speech-Language & Hearing Assoc., 1975.
Vowel and nasal durations as perceptual cues to voicing in word-final stop consonants. Paper presented with M. Dorman, L. Raphael, & C. Tobin at the 8th International Congress on Acoustics, London 1974. Published in Haskins Laboratories Status Report on Speech Research, Vols. 37/38. 1974.
Identification of synthetic vowel sounds in two dialect regions. Paper presented with E. Fenton, E. Ashkenazi, and K. Harris at the ASHA annual conference, Detroit, MI, Nov., 1973. Abstract published ASHA, Oct., 1973.
A case study of visual agnosia acquired in childhood. Invited paper presented to the public school speech therapy section of the LA Teacher’s Assoc., Baton Rouge, LA, 1970.
A comparative study of congenital & acquired aphasia with implications for therapy. Invited paper, presented to the Texas-Louisiana Assoc. for Physical and Mental Rehabilitation, Longview, TX, 1968.

GRANTS

Dates

Institutions

Grant Titles or Objectives

Aug.,1988-July,1991 To Southwestern Medical School from National Institute of Deafness and Comm. DisordersRO1-NS24769-01A1.$600,000. S. Schaefer PI

Vocal Tract Neuromotor Activity in Spasmodic Dysphonia - (Stuttering was included in later years, but the grant title was never changed.)

Jan.,1983-Jan., 1990

To UTD/Callier from National Institutes of Neurologic Communicative Dis. and Stroke. RO1-NS18276-05 $2,000,000; PI -- F. Freeman & T. Finitzo.

Phonatory and Neural Correlates of Spasmodic Dysphonia

1971-1978

Program Project GrantsTo Haskins Laboratories from National Institute of Dental Research. K. Harris PI

Successive grants focused on acoustic and electromyographic studies of Speech Production. Last years, included specific funding for my stuttering studies.

1967-1969

To Caddo Parish Schools,
Shreveport, LA, from U.S. Dept. of Ed. through LA Dept. of Ed. F. Freeman PI

An experimental program in professional speech and voice improvement for teachers.

1967-1969

To Caddo Parish Schools,
Shreveport, LA, from U.S. Dept. of Ed. through LA Dept. of Ed. Freeman PI

An experimental program in speech and language development for moderately mentally retarded children.

1967-1969

To Caddo Parish Schools,
Shreveport, LA, from U.S. Dept. of Ed. through LA Dept. of Ed. Freeman PI

An experimental program for speech and language development for economically deprived children.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association

**License to Practice Speech-Language Pathology by the Texas State Committee of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. NOTE I dropped my license when I left Texas.


COURSES TAUGHT

Course

Level

Institution(s)

Public Speaking UG Adelphi University
Speech Science UG & Grad. Adelphi U.; Northwestern U.; U. Texas at Dallas; Stephen F. Austin State University, University of North Texas
Anatomy & Physiology of Speech UG & Grad. Adelphi U.; N. U.; U.T.D.; S.F.A., U.N.T.
Phonetics UG Adelphi, N. U.; U.T.D.
Acoustic Phonetics Grad. Adelphi U.; U.T.D., U.N.T.
Instrumentation for Speech Research Grad. Adelphi U.; Northwestern U.; (taught as a lab class at S.F.A.)
Medical Aspects & Instrumentation Grad./ Ph.D U.T.D.
Research Methods Grad. Adelphi U.; Northwestern U.
Advanced Management of Fluency Disorders Grad./ Ph.D. U.T.D.; (as an independent study at S.F.A.)
Voice Disorders Grad. Adelphi U.; U.T.D.; S.F.A.
Advanced Management of Voice Disorders Grad./ Ph.D. U.T.D.
Articulation Disorders UG & Grad. U.T.D.
Neurogenic Communication Disorders Grad. Adelphi U.; S.F.A.
Cleft Palate Grad. S.F.A.
Laryngectomy Grad. U.T.D.; S.F.A.
Clinical Supervision Grad. Adelphi U.; U.T.D.; S.F.A.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Adjunct Academic Appointments
Southwestern Medical School, Dept. of Neurology 1984-1994
Southwestern Med. Sch., Dept. of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology 1982-1993

Editorial Consultant and/or Reviewer
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research
Journal of Fluency Disorders
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Brain and Language
Journal of Phonetics

Grant Review Panel Service
National Institute for Neurologic Communicative Disorders & Stroke
National Institute for Deafness and other Communication Disorders
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation

American Speech-Language & Hearing Association Special Interest Divisions
SID 02 Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech & Language Disorders
SID 03 Voice and Voice Disorders
SID 04 Fluency and Fluency Disorders
SID 05 Speech Science and Orafacial Disorders

ASHA Service

Service in other professional organizations

Patient Support Groups
National Stuttering Association I organized the first support group for stuttering in Dallas. This group became a model and a force in development of the national support group known first as the NSP and now as the NSA.
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association -- I organized the Dallas support group for SD, one of the first in the nation. I worked with the organizers of the predecessor of the NSDA, and with the NSDA.
Toastmaster’s International Club for individuals with Comm. Disorders Supported and worked for the creation of this organization.

SOCIAL-SOCIETAL CONTRIBUTIONS

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT and SCHOOL INTEGRATION Worked in the Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport, Louisiana, in the 1960s. Was among the first teachers to ccross racial barriers to integrate the public schools of Louisiana.

WOMANS RIGHTS MOVEMENT -- Worked in the Women’s Rights Movement in New York City in the 1970s. Worked for the Equal Rights Amendment.

EQUAL RIGHTS FOR THE HANDICAPPED Worked for legislation guaranteeing equal educational opportunities for handicapped children. Helped write PL94-142 (first national legislation for handicapped children). Worked for equal employment rights for the handicapped. Testified in court and before legislative committees

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL, ACADEMIC, AND EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL

Country

Date

Sponsor/ Purpose

Bulgaria May, 2007 1st World Conference on Cluttering
Denmark & Scandinavia Aug., 2000 3rd World Congress of Fluency Disorders
Israel & West Bank Jan., 1999 Course of Study Abroad for Methodist Ministers Millsaps College, Jackson, MI
Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Netherlands Feb., - May, 1991 In support of Operation Desert Storm
Canada 1989 Invitation of Canadian Speech-Lang. & Hearing Assoc.
Netherlands & Germany Feb., 1987 Invitation of University of Nijmegen
Netherlands & Germany Feb. March, 1986 Invitation of University of Nijmegen
Japan & Thailand 1980 Bell Laboratories and U. of Tokyo School of Medicine, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology
Japan 1979 Bell Laboratories and U. of Tokyo School of Medicine, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology
England, Scotland, & Wales 1975 8th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, U. of Leeds

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