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Amy Meredith, PhD, CCC-SLP

Chair and Professor
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences


PhD, University of Washington
Dissertation: The Relationship of Prosodic and Articulatory Errors Produced by Children with Developmental Apraxia of Speech
Master of Science, University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science, University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

SHS 377: Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production
SHS 378: Speech and Hearing Sciences
SHS 479: Neuroanatomy
SHS 480: Senior Seminar
SHS 557: Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders

Research Interests

Dr. Amy Meredith’s primary clinical and research interest is in children with motor speech disorders. She has published and presented her research on childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) at national and international conferences.

Currently, she is investigating phonological awareness and early reading skills of children with CAS. She is also looking at the role of visual feedback using electropalatography and real-time spectrography in treatment of children with persistent speech sound disorders, including CAS.

Additional Information

In 2012, Meredith received a Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award for the innovative strategies she uses to educate students, including those from diverse backgrounds, as well as for her dedication to provide services to children with disabilities and their families. Read the full award announcement in the WSU Spokane Campus Bulletin. Read more about WSU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award.

Meredith has given numerous workshops for practicing speech-language pathologists across the country on assessment and treatment of CAS. Prior to receiving her doctorate, she worked in the public schools, hospitals, and private practice settings as a speech-language pathologist.

Amy Meredith, PhD, CCC-SLP
Chair and Professor

Learn more about Camp Candoo, the summer camp for children 4-8 with childhood apraxia of speech and other severe speech disorders.