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Faculty and Staff

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Jean C. Krause, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Kathleen Sills, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Instructor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Amanda David, B.A., CI/CT

Staff Interpreter & Coordinator, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Members

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Monica Barnes, B.A., is currently a graduate student in the Audiology program at USF. She completed the Cued Speech course in Spring 2009 and served as a teaching assistant the following year. She has volunteered her time in various ways for the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF and plans on having an active role in workshops this upcoming year. Monica is currently completing her residency and plans to achieve national certification as an Instructor of Cued Speech by Spring 2014.

Barnes photo Patricia Blake-Rahter
Patricia Blake-Rahter, Ph.D., CCC-A, is a licensed and ASHA certified audiologist and holds Florida Teaching Certification for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Until her retirement in 2011, she worked as a clinical instructor and supervised the Aural Rehabilitation Practicum for the graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program at USF. In this position, Dr. Blake-Rahter incorporated Cued Speech in the clinical services provided to the deaf and hard-of-hearing clients served through the Speech Language Hearing Center at the University of South Florida. She has been actively involved in the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF since its inception in 2007.

Jennifer Gavin
Jennifer Gavin is a senior at USF who will be graduating with her Bachelor's degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing with a minor in ASL. She plans to go to graduate school to obtain a Master's in Speech Language Pathology. She completed the Cued Speech course in Spring 2012 and often helps with workshops. She plans pursue national certification as a Instructor of Cued Speech next spring.

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Norma Jimenez is a graduate of the University of South Florida, with a B.A. in Psychology. She is currently working on a second Bachelor's degree in Language, Speech and Hearing. Norma intends on applying to graduate school to obtain a Doctorate in Audiology. She completed the Cued Speech course last spring and will be helping with the course next semester.

Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is a senior at USF who will be graduating with a degree in Language, Speech, and Hearing in Spring 2011. She plans to go to graduate school to obtain a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed the Cued Speech course in Spring 2010 and participated in the Cue Buddy program at the USF Speech clinic the following summer.

Stephanie McAnly
Stephanie McAnly, M.S., is certified by the National Cued Speech Association as an Instructor of Cued Speech. She recently graduated from the master's degree Speech-Language Pathology program at USF and is currently completing her Clinical Fellowship with a private practice, serving children with a variety of disabilities. She has been an active member of the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF. Through this organization, she has helped teach a number of students, parents and professionals in the Tampa area about Cued Speech and how to cue.

Lacy Melton
Lacy Melton is a senior at USF who will be graduating in May with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She plans to attend graduate school to pursue a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Lacy completed the Cued Speech course in Spring 2010 and stays involved with Cued Speech by participating in the Cue Club at USF and as a Cue Buddy in the clinic. Lacy plans to pursue national certification as a Instructor of Cued Speech in the near future.

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Danielle Milanese, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist at the Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center in Lakeland, Florida. A graduate of the Sign Language Interpreting program at University of South Florida, she recently received her Master's degree from the University of Central Florida. She is certified by the National Cued Speech Association as an Instructor of Cued Speech and has worked as a Cued Speech Transliterator and a Sign Language Interpreter. Through Cued Speech Initiative @ USF, she has helped to educate the community about Cued Speech through co-teaching weekend workshops at USF, and other locations in the state of Florida.

Rachel Petrey
Rachel Petrey, B.A., is a recent graduate of USF in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. She has been involved with the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF since May 2009, working as a Cue Buddy, Workshop Assistant, and Workshop Instructor. She is currently working in the Tampa area, and plans to become certified by the National Cued Speech Association as an Instructor of Cued Speech in the near future.

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Angela Pizon-Moore, M.S., CCC-SLP, graduated from the Speech-Language Pathology program at the University of South Florida. She completed the Cued Speech course in the Spring of 2008. She is certified as an Instructor of Cued Speech by the National Cued Speech Association and is a member of the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF. Currently, she is a School-Based SLP serving elementary students with a variety of disabilities, such as Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Language Impairment, Speech Impairment, Specific Learning Disabled, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Jane Smart, M.S., CCC-SLP, is certified as an Instructor of Cued Speech by the National Cued Speech Association and is a member of the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF. She enjoys teaching and cueing with children, parents, students and professionals. Jane is a Speech-Language Pathologist, and has worked with children in school, home health and private practice settings. She is currently a Ph.D. student in USF's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a research focus on speech perception and language acquisition in children with hearing loss.

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Tabatha McCallum, Au.D., is is a member of the Cued Speech Initiative @ USF. She completed the Intro to Cued Speech Course in 2008 and hopes to further improve her Cued Speech ability while assisting the Cued Speech Initiative in furthering the popularity and success of Cued Speech. A recent graduate from the Doctor of Audiology program in USF's Communication Sciences and Disorders department, she is currently a clinical audiologist in Ocala, FL.

Friends and Associates

People

Charles I. Berlin, PhD - Professor of Audiology, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Veronica Laughlin, MS, CCC-SLP - Lecturer, Department of Speech Language & Hearing Sciences, Dar Al-Hekma College

Nancy Muscato, AuD, CCC-A - Clinical Instructor (Audiology), Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Groups and Organizations

"Help Deaf Kids Talk" - Greater Tampa Sertoma Club

Lily the Love Frog

Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center