Emilie Larrivee (she, her, hers) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH Institute of Health Professions. She also serves as the Coordinator of Clinical Services for the Julie Atwood Speech, Language, and Literacy Center.

Emilie is an ASHA-certified Speech and Language Pathologist, who also holds certification as a Speech and Language Pathologist through the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Emilie holds professional licensure as a Specialist Teacher in Speech Language and Hearing Disorders and was formerly licensed as an Administrator of Special Education, both through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Emilie is also currently a doctoral student at the IHP. She teaches graduate student clinicians in the interdisciplinary IMPACT Practice Center and within the greater Boston community. Emilie also teaches the elective course Special Topics: SLP in Schools.

Emilie specializes in pediatric speech, language, and literacy disorders. Her experience includes working with children and adults with a wide variety of developmental speech, language, and reading delays/disorders. Emilie has worked in various settings, including public schools, special education collaboratives, private practice, and pediatric outpatient clinics.

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Visual Arts, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
  • Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS), School Leadership in Special Education, American International College, Springfield, MA

Research Interests

  • Relationship between spoken and written language disorders
  • Integration of research and clinical practice
  • Language and literacy development in culturally and linguistically diverse children
  • Speech, language, and literacy screenings and assessments
  • School based services and special education law
  • Disproportionality in special education
  • Use of technology in assessment and treatment
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning


Worek, A., Halvorson, B., Young, I., Kelley-Nazzaro, P., Larrivee, E., Riotte, M., Gao, G., Zipse, L., & Gochyyev, P. (2022). Inter-rater reliability of a tool for evaluating anti-oppressive and oppressive themes in decodable texts. Poster presentation. New Orleans, LA.

Lambrecht-Smith, S., Haynes, C., Radville, K., Larrivee, E., Feller, M.J., Perrigo, C., & Gochyyev, P. (2022). Impact of Intensive Structured Writing Intervention for Children with Written and Expressive Language Disorders, Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, CA

Larrivee, E., Radville, K, & Christodoulou, J. (2021). Online Training for Teaching Assessment Skills to Graduate Student Clinicians: Benefits and Future Directions, ASHA Convention, San Diego, CA (Convention cancelled)

Larrivee, E., Radville, K, & Christodoulou, J. (2021). MGH IHP Research and Scholarship Day, Plenary Presentation, Online Trainings for Teaching Assessment Skills to Graduate Student Clinicians: Benefits and Future Directions. MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA.

Lambrecht-Smith, S., Haynes, C., Larrivee, E., Perrigo, C., & Laud, L. (2019). Efficacy of Short-Term Structured Intensive Writing Instruction for Students with Reading Disabilities: A Retrospective Study, ASHA Convention, Orlando, FL

Radville, K, Larrivee, E., Baron, L.S., Kelley-Nazzaro, P., & Christodoulou, J. Online Training Modules for Teaching Assessment Skills to Graduate Student Clinicians. (2022). Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_LSHSS-21-00068

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Awards and Honors

Partners in Excellence (PIE) Award for Outstanding Performance & Commitment to Excellence, 2019

Mass General Brigham