• Position: Assistant Professor and CDO academic advisor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address:  2168 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-1415
  • Email:  richa2sa@cmich.edu, to schedule an academic advising appointment, click here
  • CSD 439 Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
  • CSD 130 Normal Speech and Language Acquisition
  • CSD 525 Research Design in Communication Disorders

Degrees and Universities

B.S. Central Michigan University
M.A. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language Hearing Association


Krause, M., Byom, L., Meulenbroek, P., Richards, S., & O'Brien, K.  (2015).  Supporting the literacy skills of adolescents and young adults with TBI. Seminars in Speech and Language, 36, 60-73.

Krause, M., & Richards, S. (2014).  Prevalance of traumatic brain injury and access to services in an undergraduate population:  A pilot study.  Brain Injury, 28, 1301-1310.

Richards, S., Sturm, J. & Cali, K. (2012).  Writing instruction in elementary classrooms:  Making the connection to common core state standards.  Seminars in Speech and Language, 33(2), 130-145.


Richards, S. (2015). Characteristics, assessment, and treatment of writing difficulties in college students with language and/or learning disabilities. Topics in Language Disorders, 35, 329-344.


Research Areas

Assessment and treatment of language and literacy disorders in adolescents and adults.