Ann Ratcliff, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address: 2169 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-7304
  • Email:
  • Courses: CDO 330 Language DevelopmentM
    CDO 704 Preschool Language Disorders CDO 711 Craniofacial Disorders
    CDO 735 Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Degrees and Universities

B.A., Communication Disorders University of Redlands 1972
M.S., Communication Disorders University of Redlands 1973
Ph.D., Communication Disorders University of Wisconsin-Madison 1987

Professional Organizations

Member, Michigan Cleft Palate Association, 1994-present
Member, Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 1993-present
Member, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 1973-present
Member, United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 1988-present
Member, International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 1983-present


Ratcliff, A., Coughlin, S., Lehman, M. (2002) Factors Influencing Speech Naturalness in AAC, Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

Research Areas

Augmentative and alternative communication (; pre-professional preparation issues; craniofacial disorders; child language development and disorders

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