Where am I?

Laura M. O'Hara, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor


  • BS Speech-Language Pathology, Fontbonne University
  • MS Speech-Language Pathology, Fontbonne University
  • PhD Education Studies, Saint Louis University

Research Area/Scholarly Interest:

  • Emergent Literacy
  • Early Childhood Language Development
  • School-Age Language Development
  • Articulation & Phonology Disorders
  • Transdisciplinary Assessment & Intervention

Professional Organizations:

  • American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Missouri Speech-Language Hearing Association (MSHA)


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology as issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • State of Illinois Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
  • State of Missouri Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
  • IL Teacher Certification (Type 10-Special Teaching, Preschool to Age 21)

Courses Taught:

  • CDS302 Articulation & Phonology Disorders
  • CDS496 Senior Seminar
  • CDS534 Speech Sound Disorders
  • CDS532 Early Childhood Language
  • CDS/EDU524 Language of the School-Aged Child
  • CDS/EDU566 Language and Literacy in Children “At-Risk”
  • Clinical Supervisor

Contact information:

Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Email: LO’Hara@fontbonne.edu
Phone: (314) 719-3673
Office: East 206