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Debra Schober-Peterson

Clinical Associate Professor    Director of Clinical Education; Director, Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic    

Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1988
M.A., University of Illinois, 1985
B.S., Illinois State University, 1982


Language development
Language disorders in toddlers and preschoolers
Phonological development
Articulation and phonological disorders
Clinical supervision


Debra Schober-Peterson is passionate about her work with young children who exhibit language or speech sound disorders. She teaches courses in the areas of Language Disorders in Young Children, Speech Sound Disorders, Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Methods. In addition, she serves as Director of Clinical Education for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. She also serves as Director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. She supervises graduate students in on-campus and off-campus practicum experiences. She has been involved in clinical education in the field of speech-language pathology for more than 20 years.