Susan Naeve-Velguth
  • Position: Professor, ASL Division Director
  • Program: Audiology, ASL 
  • Campus Address: 2174 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: (989) 774-7292 (V)
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  • Courses:
    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
    CDO 754 Pediatric Audiology
    CDO 763 Aud Rehab Considerations in Education
    CDO 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 Research, 35, 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 Research, 35, 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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