Professional Experience

Dora May Campbell

Speech Language Pathologist  MA CCC-SLP

Expertise in the Art and Science of Learning Disabilities



Employment History:
 
 
SLP/LLD Specialist
East Windsor CT Public Schools, East Windsor, MA

SLP
Learning Solutions for Learning Success, Northampton MA

SLP
Private Practice Longmeadow MA

SLP
Curtis Blake Day School, Springfield MA

SLP
West Springfield Public Schools MA

SLP/Classroom Teacher
Children’s Language Institute, Ludlow MA


My Specialized Experience Includes:

 

Articulation

Testing and therapy for students with moderate to severe expressive sound production disorders

 

Phonological Awareness

 Treatment in phonological awareness, a vital skill for reading development.

 

Expressive Language Development

Instruction in vocabulary, grammar, sentence formulation, and word retrieval strategies.

 

Narrative Development

Analysis of how a student produces oral and written stories, and provide therapy based on the student’s individual needs.  This skill develops oral expression and reading comprehension.

 

Expository Text Instruction

Specific instruction to teach students to identify and use six common expository writing styles:  descriptive, enumerative, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, and compare/contrast.  This enables students to understand and summarize their textbooks.




My Accomplishments:

  • Developed and taught the first phonological awareness classes used within a school for students with learning disabilities
  • Produced a set of lessons in word retrieval strategies for small group instruction, and trained a speech language assistant in the implementation of these lessons.
  • Contributed to two published instructional manuals from Mindwing Concepts:  The Story Grammar Marker and The ThemeMaker.
  • Provided normative data for the Test of Narrative Language by Gillam & Pearson.
  • Incorporated expository text instruction into science and social studies classrooms using teacher observation, consultation, and model lessons. 
  • Successfully mentored students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in Speech Language Pathology. 
  • Currently review professional books for the publication Advance for Speech Language Pathologists




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