Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1988
M.A., University of Illinois, 1985
B.S., Illinois State University, 1982
Language disorders in toddlers and preschoolers
Articulation and phonological disorders
Debra Schober-Peterson is passionate about her work with young children who exhibit language or speech sound disorders and is dedicated to providing students in speech-language pathology with the best academic and clinical experiences possible. She teaches courses in the areas of language disorders in young children, speech sound disorders and diagnostic methods. In addition, Schober-Peterson serves as director of clinical education for the communication sciences and disorders program and director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. She also coordinates the program’s part-time clinical internships and full-time medical placements. She has been involved in clinical education in the field of speech-language pathology for more than 30 years.