Nancy Scherer

Chair (FSC) & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Nancy J Scherer is the chair of the Department of Speech and Hearing Science and professor in the College of Health Solutions. Her research interests focus on the assessment of speech and language development of children with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial conditions, early intervention for children with cleft lip and/or palate,and service delivery models for early speech and language intervention. Her most recent project examines the efficacy of an early speech intervention for children with cleft palate in Brazil, with co-investigator Inge Trindade of the University of Sao Paulo. She was named a fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2014.

Education

  • Ph.D. Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington 1980
  • M.S. Communicative Disorders, University of  Wisconsin 1972
  • B.S. Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin 1971

Research Interests

 

Assessment of speech and language development of children with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial conditions; early intervention for children with cleft lip and/or palate; service delivery models for early speech and language intervention

 

Publications

Recent Publications

  • Scherer, N.J. and D’Antonio, L. (2014). Communicative Disorders Associated with Cleft Palate. In Losee and Kirshner  (Eds) Comprehensive Cleft Care-Second Edition, St Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing.
  • Scherer, N. J ., Boyce, S.,and Mar tin, G. (2013) Pre-linguistic children with cleft palate: Growth of gesture, vocalization, and word use , International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. , 7 pages, doi:10.3109/17549507.2013.794475.
  • Scherer, N. J. , Oravkinova, Z., and McBee,M. (2013) Longitudinal comparison of early speech and language milestones in children with cleft palate: A comparison of US and Slovak children, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, Vol 27, No. 6-7, 404-418.
  • Williams, A. L., Louw, B., Scherer, N. J., Bleile, K., Keske-Soares, M., and Trindade, I. (2013). Academic and clinical preparation in speech-languagepathologyand audiology: A global training consortium for US-Brazil students, Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 40, 40-49.
  • Scherer, N. J., and Louw, B. (2011). Early Communication: Assessment and Intervention Cleft Palate Speech: Assessment, Analysis and Intervention, In S. Howard&A.Lohmander(Eds) C left Palate Speech: Assess ment and Intervention,Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.
  • Scherer, N. J ., and Kaiser, A. (2010).EnhancedMilieuTeaching/Phonological Emphasis: Applicationfor Children with Cleft Lip and Palate. In L. Williams & R. McCauley (Eds) SpeechSoundDisordersinChildren, Brookes Publishing.

Research Activity

  • Scherer,Nancy*. Delivery of an early speech intervention for children with clefts in Brazil. HHS-NIH-NIDCD(9/16/2013 - 8/31/2016).

Courses

Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 592Research
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 493Honors Thesis
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 598Special Topics
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 572Lang Assess/Intervent Infants
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 792Research
SHS 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 592Research
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 493Honors Thesis
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 598Special Topics
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 493Honors Thesis
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 572Lang Assess/Intervent Infants
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 105Intro Human Comm Disorders
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 493Honors Thesis
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 598Special Topics
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 492Honors Directed Study
SHS 493Honors Thesis
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 498Pro-Seminar
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 572Lang Assess/Intervent Infants
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 598Special Topics
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 572Lang Assess/Intervent Infants
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 191First-Year Seminar
SHS 494Special Topics
SHS 499Individualized Instruction
SHS 590Reading and Conference
SHS 592Research
SHS 593Applied Project
SHS 595Continuing Registration
SHS 599Thesis
SHS 700Research Methods
SHS 790Reading and Conference
SHS 792Research
SHS 793Applied Project
SHS 795Continuing Registration
SHS 799Dissertation