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SMITH, MARY BETH

FIXED-TERM FACULTY

Biography

MaryBeth Smith is a fixed-term faculty member (Lecturer III), clinical supervisor and the Director of the Summer Speech-Language Specialty Clinics in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University. She has over 30 years of pediatric clinical experience with specialty interests in autism spectrum disorders, speech sound disorders, and family partnerships. MaryBeth received CMU’s 2020-21 Excellence in Teaching Award.

More About MARY BETH SMITH

  • Smith, M.B.1, Bates, A.M.1, & Tuttle, M.D (2021, November) Clinical Diagnosis of Autism with a University-Based Approved Autism Center. Presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
  • Peart, A., Tuttle, M.D., Bates, A.M. & Smith, M.B. (2021, January) Conducting High-Quality Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations: How to Support Your School Team. Presentation at the Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education Conference, Lansing, MI.
  • Smith, M.B.1, Bates, A.M.1, & Tuttle, M.D (2021, September) Making Meaning of Diagnostic Reports: How Assessment of Autism Can Inform a BCBA’s Practice. Presentation at the Michigan Autism Council Annual Meeting, virtual conference.
  • Smith, M.B.1, Bates, A.M.1, & Tuttle, M.D (2020, March) Clinical Diagnosis of Autism within a University-Based Approved Autism Evaluation Center Presentation at the Michigan Speech language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, virtual conference.
  • Smith, M.B., McEnroe, S.E., Affoo, R.H. (2019, March) Articulatory Accuracy and Caregiver Perception of Intelligibility: Is there a Relationship? Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, East Lansing, MI.
  • Smith, M.B., Packan, C. (2019, March) Use of the Intelligibility in Context Scale as an Outcome Measure of Speech and Language Intervention in Young Children: A Comparison Between Cohorts Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, East Lansing, MI.
  • Smith, M.B., McEnroe, S.E., Richards, K, Affoo, R.H. (2018, March). Intelligibility in Context as a Functional Outcome Measure for Children with Speech Sound Disorders. Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Smith, M.B., Kontio, M. (2017, March) Improving Parent Perceptions Through Family and Clinical Partnership. Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Troy, MI.
  • Smith, M.B., Forgrave, A. (2016, March). The Importance of a Multifaceted Treatment Approach with a Client with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Walker, S.E., Smith,,M.B. (2015, March) Transitioning From Face-to Face Therapy to Telepractice: A Model for Beginning Provision of Aural Rehabilitation Therapy via Telepractice in a University Clinical Setting Poster presented at the Michigan Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Lansing, MI.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Michigan State University, 1988
  • BA, Audiology and Speech Sciences, Michigan State University, 1987
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Michigan Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Holder, Speech-Language Pathology, State of Michigan

Courses Taught

  • CSD 130:  Normal Speech and Language Acquisition
  • CSD 338:  Introduction to Speech Sound Disorders
  • CSD 551:  Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Clinical Focus