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.
- BA, Speech and Hearing Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
- MS, Communication Disorders, Boston University
DLD, literacy, late talkers, early childhood education, autism, clinical education
Ms. Maxwell has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Ms. Maxwell's publications in her CV.
In addition, Ms. Maxwell regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
The Future of Graduation Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Faculty Development Institute, American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
Developing a Growth Mindset: Practical Strategies for Professionals at MA Genetic Counseling Conference.
Dynamic Vocabulary Instruction: Practical Strategies to Build Vocabulary PreK-5 at Pre-Conference American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Sponsored by Massachusetts Speech Language and Hearing Association.
Manifesting Your Mindset: A Guide to Implementing Growth Mindset within Graduate Education at the American Speech Language and Hearing Convention.