Communication Sciences & Disorders Faculty
Elaine Rudel holds a CCC in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a Massachusetts Department of Public Health Certified Early Intervention Specialist.
As a Clinical Instructor, teacher and consultant, Rudel supervises graduate student clinicians participating in the Parent-Infant Program and in the Parent Support Group of the Thayer Lindsley Family-Centered Program for young children who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families. She also supervises graduate student clinicians participating in the Group Language Therapy Program and who work within the Robbins Speech, Language and Hearing Center. Areas of special interest include language acquisition, early intervention, children who are deaf or hard of hearing, Autism Spectrum Disorders and family-centered treatment approaches.
Office: Ubank 9th Fl.
See how CSD faculty, students, and alumni are shaping the fields of speech pathology, audiology, and health communication.
Katie O'Neil '09, '11
Katie O'Neil '09, '11 reveals why she chose speech pathology and how giving her students communication tools makes her feel. Watch now »
Grossman studies facial expression to aid people with autism
In her research, Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Ruth Grossman wants to address some of the communication problems that children with autism face as they interact with others at home and school.