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Communication Disorders

Faculty & Staff

Bower, Wendy

MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison
currently ABD in Reading Program, University at Albany

Instructor, Department Chair

Department: Communication Disorders
Office: HUM B4A
Phone: (845) 257-3452

Career History

She has been on the SUNY New Paltz faculty since 1996. Professor Bower has a variety of clinical experiences with infants, children, and adults with a wide range of disabilities.

Teaching Interests

Ms. Bower teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses including: Introduction to Communication Disorders, Language Development in Children, Disorders of Child Language, Dysphagia, Early Intervention, Pragmatics and Language/Literacy Development.

Research/Creative Activity

Her special interests are literacy, language development, early intervention, pragmatics and swallowing disorders.

Certificates & Licenses

NYS License in speech-langauge pathology

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

ASHA member