Susan Naeve Velguth‚Äč

  • Position: Professor, ASL Division Director
  • Program: Audiology, ASL 
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 2174
  • Phone: 989-774-7292
  • Email:


  • ASL 101: (H) American Sign Language, Level I
  • ASL 102: (H) American Sign Language, Level II
  • ASL 510: American Sign Language Linguistics
  • ASL 594: ASL in Elementary Education
  • AUD 754: Pediatric Audiology
  • AUD 763: Aud Rehab Considerations in Education
  • AUD 853: Psychosocial Aspects of Hearing Loss 

Degrees and Universities:

B.S., University of Minnesota 1986
M.A., University of Minnesota 1989
Ph.D., University of Minnesota 1995

Professional Organizations:

Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
Member, American Academy of Audiology


Naeve-Velguth, S., Christensen, S. & Woods, S. (2013). Simulated Patients in Audiology Education: Student Reports. J Amer Acad Aud.

Sabo, R., Shingles, R., Lopes, J., Toner, J., Naeve-Velguth, S., & Woods, S. (2012). Using Online Instruments to Assess Learning Styles of Health Professions Students: A Pilot Study. nternet J of Allied Health Sci and Practice, 10 (2).

Schafer, E., McCormick Richburg, C., John, A., Anderson, K., Naeve-Velguth, S. & Updike, C. (2010). Journal of Educational Audiology: Ten years in review. J Educ Aud, 16, 4-19.

Naeve-Velguth, S. (2009). Children with hearing loss: Developing listening and talking, birth to six (Book review). Int J of Aud, 48, 402.

Naeve-Velguth, S., Miller, T. & Kujawa, S. (2009). Effect of MicroMLxS DPAI and SwitchSettings on FM- and Muted-FM Transparency for Six Designated Programmable Audio Input (DPAI) Hearing Instruments. J Educ Aud. 15, 53-62.

English, K., Naeve-Velguth, S., Rall, E., Uyehara-Isono, J, & Pitman, A. (2007). Development of an instrument to evaluate audiologic counseling skills. J Amer Acad Aud. 18, 677-689.

Naeve-Velguth, S., Locke, M., Stewart, M., & Lehman, M. (2006). Comparison of Lecture and Computer-Based Methods for Hearing Conservation Instruction: Implications for Secondary Education. J Educ Aud. 13, 18-26.

Naeve-Velguth S., Griffin, M., & Lehman, M. (2005). Child Distress and the Use of a Teddy Bear Model During Preschool Audiologic Screenings J Educ Aud. 12, 5-13.

Naeve-Velguth, S. (2004). Phonak eSchoool Desk: How to Use FM.

Naeve-Velguth, S. & Spencer, R. (2003). The Reverse Look-Up ASL Dictionary (multimedia computer application). Copyright 2003 Susan Naeve-Velguth & CMU.

Naeve-Velguth S., Hariprasad, D., & Lehman, M. (2003). FM professional inservices: A comparison of lecture and problem-based instructional formats. J Educ Aud, 11, 1-9.

Hickok, G., Erhard, P., Kassubek, J., Helms-Tillery, A., Naeve-Velguth, S., Strupp, J., Strick, P., Ugurbil, K. (2000). An fMRI study of the role of left posterior superior temporal gyrus in speech production: Implications for the explanation of conduction aphasia. Neurosci Letters, 28, 156-160.

Naeve Velguth, S. & Heintzelman, A. (2000). Counseling families with children with hearing loss: Infants and toddlers. ASHA Special Interest Division 9, 10(1), 10-16.

Naeve Velguth, S. (1995). Prelinguistic gestures in a deaf and a hearing infant. Dis. Ab.Int'l.

Naeve, S. L., Siegel, G. M., & Clay, J. L. (1992). Modifications in sign under conditions of impeded visibility. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research35, 1272-1280.

Siegel, G. M., Clay, J. L., & Naeve, S. L. (1992). The effects of auditory and visual interference on speech and sign. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research35, 1358-1362.

Naeve, S.L., Margolis, R.H., Levine, S.C., & Fournier, E.M. (1992). Effect of middle-ear air pressure on evoked otoacoustic emissions. J. Acous. Soc. Amer., 91, 2091-2095.

Research Areas:

Early identification and intervention for children with hearing loss; effects of childhood hearing loss on speech and language development; American Sign Language linguistics; Deaf Culture.

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