Lesley Maxwell, MS, CCC-SLP
- Associate Chair
- Associate Professor
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
Lesley Maxwell, MS, CCC-SLP, is Associate Chair and Associate Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the Institute.
She is a specialist in pediatric speech-language pathology and clinical education with interests in the areas of interprofessional education, leadership development, early childhood disorders of communication, autism, school-age language learning disabilities, phonological disorders, and language and literacy instruction in regular education classrooms.
In addition to her administrative duties, Maxwell teaches courses on the topics of language disorders and intervention in pediatric communication disorders, and mentors students and faculty in the IMPACT Practice Center's Speech, Language and Literacy Center.
Ms. Maxwell is a consultant and professional development provider at the state and national levels in areas of clinical education, language and literacy, and communication disorders in children.
DLD, literacy, late talkers, early childhood education, autism, clinical education
Maxwell, L. (2021). The Future of Graduation Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Faculty Development Institute. American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Virtual. October.
Maxwell, L. (2021). Developing a Growth Mindset: Practical Strategies for Professionals. MA Genetic Counseling Conference. Virtual. October.
Maxwell, L. (2018). Dynamic Vocabulary Instruction: Practical Strategies to Build Vocabulary PreK-5. Pre-Conference American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Sponsored by Massachusetts Speech Language and Hearing Association, Boston, MA. November
Creighton, R.; Cox, K., Ridener, E., Stie, K., Zaghlula, N., Maxwell, L., (2018). Manifesting Your Mindset: A Guide to Implementing Growth Mindset within Graduate Education, Presentation to the American Speech Language and Hearing Convention, Boston, MA. November
Young, Indigo M.; Halvorson-Bourgeois, Bonnie; Maxwell, Lesley; Nicholas, Marjorie; and Riotte, Mary (2021) "Anti-Oppressive Practice: An Integral Component of a Graduate Curriculum," Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders: Vol. 5: Iss. 3, Article 4. DOI: https://doi.org/10.30707/TLCSD5.3.1649037688.643095
Mackey, J; Nicholas, M.; Maxwell, L. (2016). Student Learning in a Faculty-Student Practice Clinic. In, M. J. Bradshaw and A. J. Lowenstein (Eds.), Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, 6th Edition, Boston; Jones and Bartlett
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Mentorship Program: Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
Mass General Brigham
This award honors a distinguished Institute faculty member who has excelled in meeting the excellence in teaching criteria and is recognized by students, faculty colleagues, and other members of the community. It is given to a faculty member who best exemplifies creativity in teaching, is receptive to evaluation, is responsive to the individual learning needs of students, is a mentor to students and faculty alike, and is recognized and respected by professional colleagues.