Nancy E. Hall, PhD, CCC-SLP

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

Nancy E. Hall, Professor, is recognized for her expertise in fluency disorders. 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. Dr. Hall was also the founding Director of the University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research and served in that capacity for five years.

Education

  • PhD (1992) Case Western Reserve University
  • MA (1985) Case Western Reserve University
  • BA (1982) College of Wooster

Courses

  • CSD 300: Clinical Observation in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • CSD 490: Senior Capstone: The Research Process
  • CSD 583: Fluency Disorders
  • CSD 586: Counseling in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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 Publications

  • Hall, N.E. (2018). Clinical Observation in Communication Sciences and Disorders. San Diego: Plural Publishing Inc.
  • Hall, N.E. (2016). Maternal postpartum depression and communication development in infants: Is there a role for the speech-language pathologist? Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 1 (SIG 1), 175-181.
  • Hall, N.E. (2016). The role of observation in clinical practice. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences 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.
  • 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.
  • Yaruss, J.S., Coleman, C.E., Quesal, R.W. et al. (2012). Stuttering in school-age children: A comprehensive approach to treatment: Letter to the Editor. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 43, 536-548.
  • Bauman, J., Hall, N.E., Wagovich, S.A., Weber-Fox, C.M., & Ratner, N.B. (2012). Past tense marking in the spontaneous speech of preschool children who do and do not stutter. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 314-324.
  • Hall, N.E. (2011). 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 Presentations

  • Pierce, M., Philippone, M., Hamm, J., & Hall, N.E. (2017, November). Early speech and language development: A resource for parents. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Hall, N.E., Caramihalis, K., Clifford, J., & Miller, E. (2015, November). Mothers with post partum depression and their infants: Are SLPs involved? Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • Pierce, M., O’Neil, S., Martins, K., & Hall, N.E. (2015, November). Families raising children with disabilities: Concerns and advice. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • Beilby, J., Hall, N.E., Martins, K., & Brundage, S. (2015, July). Perspectives of parents of children who stutter. 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Baumann, J., Hall, N.E., Wagovich, S.A., Weber-Fox, C., & Ratner, N. (2015, July). Comparison of DSS, IPSyn and MLU in preschool-age children who stutter. 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Hall, N.E. (2014, November). Raising children who stutter: Parents’ concerns from a developmental perspective. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Pelletier, A. & Hall, N.E. (2014, November). The impact of speaking voice on gender identity among transgender and transsexual individuals: Considerations for the speech-language pathologist. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Hall, N.E. & Caggiano, L. (2012, July). Concerns of parents raising children who stutter: A developmental perspective. 7th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, International Fluency Association. Tours, France.