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Our Faculty and Staff - Nancy E. Hall, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

(207) 581-2404Dr. Nancy Hall
nhall@maine.edu

Nancy E. Hall, Associate Professor, is recognized for her expertise in fluency disorders and undergraduate research. Her areas of research include examining the needs and concerns of families raising children with communication disorders, and the relationship between language and fluency in early language acquisition in both typically developing children and those with communication disorders. Currently, Dr. Hall serves as Associate Editor for Fluency for the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. She recently served as the Chair of the Fluency and Fluency Disorders Program Committee of the 2012 ASHA National Convention and was a member of the ASHA Joint Coordinating Committee on Evidence Based Practice. She is a past editor of Perspectives in Fluency and Fluency Disorders, the peer-reviewed publication of ASHA’s Special Interest Group in Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Dr. Hall was the founding Director of the University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research and served in that capacity for five years.

Education

  • Ph.D. (1992) Case Western Reserve University (Communication Sciences)
  • M.A. (1985) Case Western Reserve University (Communication Sciences)
  • B.A. (1982) College of Wooster (Speech, History minor)

Courses

Undergraduate

  • CSD 300: Clinical Observation in CSD
  • CSD 490 Senior Capstone: The Research Process

Graduate

  • CSD 583 Fluency Disorders
  • CSD 586 Counseling in CSD

Association Memberships

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Special Interest Divisions 4 (Fluency and Fluency Disorders),10 (Issues in Higher Education), and 16 (School-based Issues)
  • Maine Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • International Fluency Association

Selected Recent Publications

  • Hall, N.E., Caramihalis, K., Clifford, J., & Miller, E. (In press). Mothers with post partum depression and their infants: Are SLPs involved? Perspectives on Language Learning and Education.
  • Hall, N.E. (2016). The role of observation in clinical practice. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 43, 97-104.
  • Hall, N.E. & Martins, K. (2016). Parent concerns about raising a child who stutters. Proceedings of the International Fluency Association’s 8th World Congress, Lisbon, Portugal. International Fluency Association. http://www.theifa.org/pdf/IFA2015P010.pdf (Available to members only.)
  • Hall, N.E. & Caggiano, L. (2013). Needs and concerns of parents raising children who stutter: A developmental perspective. Proceedings of the International Fluency Associations’s 7th World Congress, Tours, France. International Fluency Association. http://www.theifa.org/pdf/WCFD2012_0096.pdf (Available to members only.)
  • Yaruss, J.S., Coleman, C.E., Quesal, R.W.+ (2012). Stuttering in school-age children: A comprehensive approach to treatment: Letter to the Editor, Language, Speech and Hearing in Schools, 43, 536-548. (+Multiple authors listed as co-signatories).
  • Bauman, J., Hall, N.E., Wagovich, S., Weber-Fox, C., & Bernstein Ratner, N. (2012). Past tense marking in the spontaneous speech of preschool children who do and do not stutter: A preliminary inverstigation. Journal of Fluency Disorders. Available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfludis.2012.04.003
  • Hall, N.E. (2011, March). Emergence of stuttering in children with language impairment during the course of language therapy. Perspectives on School-Based Issues, 12, 18-25.
  • Smith, A.B., Hall, N.E., Tan, X., & Farrell, K. (2011). Speech timing and pausing in children with specific language impairment. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 145-154.

Selected Recent Presentations

  • Hall, N.E., Caramihalis, K., Clifford, J., & Miller, E. (November, 2015). Mothers with post partum depression and their infants: Are SLPs involved? Presented to the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO. National
  • Pierce, M., O’Neil, S., Martins, K., & Hall, N.E. (November, 2015). Families raising children with disabilities: Concerns and advice. Presented to the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO. National
  • Beilby, J., Hall, N.E., Martins, K., & Brundage, S. (July, 2015). Perspectives of parents of children who stutter. Presented to the 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association, Lisbon, Portugal. International
  • Baumann, J., Hall, N.E., Wagovich, S.A., Weber-Fox, C., & Bernstein-Ratner, N. Comparison of DSS, IPSyn and MLU in preschool-age children who stutter. Presented to the 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association, Lisbon, Portugal. International
  • Hall, N.E. (November, 2014). Raising children who stutter: Parents’ concerns from a developmental perspective. Presented to the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL. National
  • Pelletier, A. & Hall, N.E. (November, 2014). The impact of speaking voice on gender identity among transgender and transsexual individuals: Considerations for the speech-language pathologist. Presented to the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL. National
  • Hall, N.E. & Caggiano, L. (July, 2012). Concerns of parents raising children who stutter: A developmental perspective. Presented to the 7th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association. Tours, France. International


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