Judith L. Page, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Judith L. Page is an Associate Professor in the Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders within the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. She joined the faculty in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1980 and currently serves as Director of the Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.
Dr. Page received her B.S. in 1971 from the University of Minnesota, her M.A. in 1972 from the University of Illinois, and her Ph.D. in Audiology & Speech Sciences in 1981 from Purdue University. She holds Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Assistive Technology Provider (ATP) credential from the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America.
Scholarly / Research Interests
Dr. Page’s primary areas of interest are communication intervention strategies for persons with severe disabilities and augmentative and alternative communication systems. Other research interests include early intervention, factors influencing acquisition of manual signs and gestural systems by non-speaking children, and early literacy development.
Dr. Page teaches both undergraduate and masters courses in the Communication Sciences & Disorders program, including CD 520:Manual Communication, CD 647: Language Disorders in Developmentally Young, CD 701: Research Methods in Communication Disorders; and CD 659: Clinical Rotation in Communication Disorders (Student Teaching). She also teaches and mentors doctoral students in formal courses, such as RHB 770: Surviving & Thriving in the Academic Culture and CD 747: Advanced Language Development & Disorders, and in a variety of apprenticeships and independent studies.
Dr. Page has been an active member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the United States Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication. She is a past president of KSHA, a Fellow of ASHA, and is currently chair-elect of ASHA’s Council on Academic Accreditation.
Dr. Page is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a recipient of the Honors of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and a past nominee for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation’s DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement.