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About Ciara Leydon

Ciara Leydon is an Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in Sacred Heart University's College of Health Professionals. Leydon's Ph.D. in Speech Language Pathology is from Northwestern University. She also holds a M.A. in Speech Language Pathology from George Washington University and a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Before joining the SHU faculty, Leydon was Assistant Professor of Speech Communication Sciences & Disorders at Brooklyn College, as well as Associate Scientist in the Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Certification/Training:
-American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
-Connecticut license to practice Speech Language Pathology
-Lee Silverman Voice Treatment

Positions

August 2014 Present Associate Professor, Sacred Heart University Speech Language Pathology
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) 2008, 2011
  • Faculty Award for Scholarship Recognition - Article, 2015-2016
  • Tenure Award 2017

Courses

  • SLP 585 - Voice and Velopharyngeal
  • SLP 508 - Clinical Practicum
  • SLP 200/400 - Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • SLP 300/411 - Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Swallowing
  • SLP 585 - Dysphagia

Education

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2005 Ph.D. Speech Language Pathology, Northwestern University
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2000 M.A. Speech Language Pathology, George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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1997 B.A. Economics, Trinity College, Dublin
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Contact Information


Speech-Language Pathology 
Healthcare Education N278 
College of Health Professions 
203-365-4518

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Course syllabi (3)