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Northwestern School of Communication

Sharon L. Veis

(she/her)
Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical work in the areas of infant feeding and early child language, and the neuromuscular population.

Area(s) of Expertise

Childhood Development, Swallowing Disorders
Sharon L. Veis

Sharon Veis has a wide range of clinical experience in the age spectrum, from birth to the elderly. Her specialized areas of interest include feeding challenges in the neonate and infancy, early speech and language development as well as communication and swallowing skills in the adult neuromuscular population.

Sharon has many years of experience working with other adult neurologic conditions (aphasia, dysphagia). She has presented at workshops and conferences over the years. Sharon also services as a clinical supervisor.

Education

  • MA Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
  • BS Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University

Publications

  • Veis, S., Logemann, J.A. & Colangelo, L. (2000). Effects of three techniques on maximum posterior movement of the tongue base. Dysphagia 15: 142-145.
  • Logemann, J.A., Veis, S. & Colangelo L. (1999). A screening procedure of oropharayngeal dysphagia. Dysphagia 14: 44-51.

Recent Awards and Honors

2001

  • National Award of Excellence for Technical Merit, Poster “Salivary Flow in Persons with ALS,” presented by the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association 2001 Leadership and Clinical Conference

1999

  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association