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Debra Schober-Peterson

Clinical Associate Professor    Director of Clinical Education; Director, Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic    
Education
Ph.D.,University of Illinois, 1988
M.A., University of Illinois, 1985
B.S., Illinois State University, 1982
Specializations
Language Development
Language Disorders in Young Children
Phonological development
Speech Sound Disorders
Clinical Supervision
Language development
Phonologic disorders
Biography

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.

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Heller, K. & Schober-Peterson, D. (2013) Characteristics of students with sensory, communication, and physical disabilities. In R. P. Colarusso & C. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special education for all teachers (Sixth Edition; pp. 215-270). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Schober-Peterson, D. (& O’Rourke( 2013, November). Personality Traits of SLPs, PTs, and RTs: How Similar Are We? Presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2013, September). Personality Traits of Students in SLP: What’s Typical? Presentation at the Presentation at the Southeastern University Clinical Educators Annual Conference, Panama City, FL.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2012, November). Supporting Students with Marginal Performance. Invited Short Course at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

O’Rourke, C. & Schober-Peterson, D. (2012, November). The “Big Five” Personality Traits: How Do SLPs Stack Up? Presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Schober-Peterson, D., & O’Rourke, C. (2011). Essential characteristics and attributes of speech language pathologists. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 21(2), 43-46.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2011). Treatment targets for children with speech sound disorders. Presentation at the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Athens, GA.

O’Rourke, C. & Schober-Peterson, (2011). From start to finish: A look at the admissions process. Presentation at the Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, St. Pete’s Beach, FL.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2011). Experiencing group therapy: Options before school internship.Presentation at the Southeastern University Clinical Educators Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL.

O’Rourke, C. & Schober-Peterson, (2011). Graduate school applications: Tips for success. Presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Deigo, CA.

O’Rourke, C. & Schober-Peterson, D. (2010). Easing the Transition to Graduate School. Poster session at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia PA.

Schober-Peterson, D. & O’Rourke, C. (2010). Essential Characteristics and Attributes of Speech-Language Pathologists. Poster session at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia PA.

Galloway, M., Edwards, L., Bartolozzi, M., & Schober-Peterson, D. (2010). Boost Your Brain Power: A Communication and Swallowing Wellness Program. Poster session at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia PA.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2010). Measures of Intelligibility and Severity: Importance in Phonologic Intervention. Seminar at the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Duluth, GA.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2010). Expectations for Professionalism in Internship Placements: A View From Georgia State University. Presentation at the Georgia Supervisory Network, Duluth, GA.

Schober-Peterson, D. (2010). Managing the Marginal Clinician. Presentation at the Georgia Supervisory Network, Atlanta, GA.

 
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