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Angela Ayre, MS, CCC-SLP

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Instructor
Department: 
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Location: 
Shouse - 424

Angela Ayre '07, MS, CCC-SLP, is an Instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  She provides clinical education and supervision for first-year MS graduate students serving clients in the Speech Language and Literacy Center (SLLC). She has also served as a teaching assistant for Teaching Language and Literacy to English Language Learners and Teaching Narrative and Expository Literacy. 

Angela is a licensed speech-language pathologist and trained literacy specialist with over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings, including community-based adult literacy programs, outpatient hospital clinics, and private practices.  She has expertise in connections between spoken and written language development, bilingualism/multilingualism, and the diagnosis and treatment of developmental language disorders, dyslexia, and disorders of written expression. She specializes in engaging school-age children, teens, and adults in building language, literacy, and executive function skills and strategies for increased success at school and work. 


Education

BA, English and Psychology, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
MS, Speech Language Pathology, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Publications

Ayre, A., Haynes, C.W., Hook, P., & Macaruso, P. (2010). Predictors of English reading skills of Spanish-speaking English-language learners (SpELLs). Selected Proceedings of the Hispanic Linguistics Conference, Claudia Borgonovo et al., 298-311. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. https://www.lingref.com/cpp/hls/12/paper2425.pdf

Haynes, C.W., Ayre, A., Haynes, B., & Mahfoudhi, A. (2009). Reading and reading disabilities in Spanish and Spanish-English contexts.  In G. Reid (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia. Routledge.

Presentations

Ayre, A. & Messiqua, D. on behalf of the International Dyslexia Association- Massachusetts Branch (May, 2020). “Dyslexia and the Adult Learner,” professional development workshop presented at First Literacy, Inc.

Ayre, A. & Messiqua, D. on behalf of the International Dyslexia Association- Massachusetts Branch (June, 2021). “Dyslexia 101,” webinar.

Ayre, A., Haynes, C.W., Hook, P., & Macaruso, P. (October, 2008). “Predictors of English reading skills of Spanish-speaking English-language learners (SpELLs)” 12th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, Laval University.

Ayre, A., Haynes, C.W., Hook, P., & Macaruso, P. (November, 2007). “Predictors of English reading skills of Spanish-speaking English-language learners (SpELLs)” American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Boston.

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