Susan Naeve-Velguth, Ph.D., CCC-A

  • Position: Professor, ASL Division DirectorSusan_Naeve_Velguth_headshot
  • Program: Audiology, ASL
  • Campus Address: 2174 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-7292
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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., 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. Edc Aud.

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, 677-789 .

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.

English, K. & Naeve-Velguth, S. (2006). Audiologic Counseling Evaluation (ACE): Informing Parents of Their Child's Hearing Impairment.

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 American Sign Language Dictionary. Copyright Susan Naeve-Velguth and Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

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.K., Naeve-Velguth, S., Strupp, J.P., Strick, P.L., & Ugurbil, K. (2000). An fMRI study of the role of left posterior superior temporal gyrus in speech productions: implications for the explanation of conduction aphasia. Neuroscience Letters, 287(2), 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.

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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