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Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Ph.D., CCC-SLP


Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Associate Professor in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Her expertise is in typical and disordered speech sound acquisition in children from birth to 6, with emphasis on motor-based treatment approaches for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and multilingual populations. She has worked clinically with children who have CAS for the past 14 years and is currently conducting research on the efficacy of integral stimulation therapy in children with CAS. Dr. Gildersleeve-Neumann has presented her research findings at national and international conferences. She has also conducted training workshops on CAS for over 6 years, including a presentation on CAS at the ASHA 2006 Schools Conference and on bilingual CAS at the 2008 Bilingual Therapies Conference. She was a member of the recent ASHA ad hoc committee on CAS that completed a position statement and technical report for ASHA spring 2007.