Barb Cicholski, M.A., CCC-SLP
Research Interests / Training Areas:
- Childhood Language/Literacy Disorders
- Child Phonology Disorders
- Accent Modification
Professor Cicholski is a Speech-Language Pathologist currently serving as an SLP Clinical Supervisor at the M.D. Steer Audiology and Speech-Language Clinics. She received her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Science / Psychology and her M.A. in Speech Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh. For several years, she worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Pittsburgh area. Her experience includes working for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit serving the schools in the county surrounding Pittsburgh, working in a private speech and language clinic, and establishing a private practice.
Professor Cicholski holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and professional licensure from the state of Indiana. She is an active member of the Indiana Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA). Her primary expertise lies in identification, evaluation, and clinical management of speech and language disorders in school-aged children. In addition, Professor Cicholski co-supervises the clinic's Summer Intensive Phonology group program and the Accent Modification program.
Recent Publications and Presentations:
Kubat,A.M., Cicholski, B., and Linos, V. Challenges faced and lessons learned by an accented SLP. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; 2013 November; Chicago, IL.
Kubat, A.M., Cicholski, B. Meeting the Needs of International SLHS Graduate Students in the University Clinic. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; 2012 November; Atlanta, GA.
Cicholski, B.A., Kubat, A. M. Meeting the Needs of International Students in the University Clinic. Poster presented at the ASHA Convention 2011 November, San Diego, CA.
Cicholski, B.A., Subramanian, A., Dixon, M.V., Tyson, E. A Model for Group Supervision in a Summer Intensive Phonology Program. Poster presented at the ASHA Convention 2010 November, Philadephia, Pa.
Dixon, M.V., Cicholski, B.A. (2006, July). Kids and Teens CLUB: An activity based intervention for children with Asperger's Syndrome. Poster presented at the ASHA Schools Conference 2006, Phoenix, AZ.