Where am I?

Lynne Shields, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies in SLP

Education:

  • PhD Washington University-St. Louis, Communication Sciences
  • MA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Speech Pathology
  • BS University of Illinois-Urbana, Speech & Hearing Science

Professional Organizations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • ASHA Special Interest Group 4: Fluency & Fluency Disorders
  • International Fluency Association
  • International Cluttering Association
  • Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Research Areas/Scholarly Interests:

  • Fluency Disorders
  • Counseling
  • Language Disorders

Recent Publications/Conference Presentations:

Publications:

Shields, L. W. (2010). Book review: Clinical decision making in fluency disorders 3rd Ed., by Walter H. Manning. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 35, 146-150.

Shields, L.W. & Kuster, J.M. (2003). Finding good resources for treating school-age children who stutter. Seminars in Speech & Language, 24, 7-12.

Presentations:

Brush, P., & Shields, L. (2007). Is your language therapy functional? Presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Osage Beach, MO.

Caggiano, L., Shannon, B., Short, S., & Shields, L. (2005). One Day Workshop Support Children Who Stutter & Their Families. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego CA.

Shields, L. (2010). Clinical Nugget: Celebrating the "I did it" moments. 13th annual International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference available at: The Stuttering Homepage, October 1-22.

Shields, L. (2011). Clinical Nugget: Doing surveys with children. 14th annual International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference available at: The Stuttering Homepage, October 1-22.

Shields, L., (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011). Office hours: The professor is in. Participated as one of a group of fluency specialists in a Q&A format for International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference, available at:The Stuttering Homepage, October 1-22.

Shields, L. W. (2010). Treating cluttered speech: A case study. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Osage Beach, MO, April 16-18, 2010.

Shields, L. W. (2010) Treating cluttered speech in a child with autism: Case study. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, November 20, Philadelphia, PA.

Shields, L. (2008). Working Together to Make Therapy Work: Getting Others in on the Act. Presented for International Stuttering Awareness Day Online Conference, available at The Stuttering Homepage, October 1-22.

Shields, L.W., Working with children who stutter in a school setting. Three-hour workshop for Windsor, Missouri school district, November 9, 2008.

Shields, L. (2009). Writing functional goals for school-age fluency clients. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Osage Beach, MO, March 6-8.

Shields, L., & Brush, P. (2010). Teaching strategies to older children with language disorders. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Osage Beach, MO, April 16-18, 2010.

Shields, L. W. & Short, S. (2005). Everything you always wanted to know about stuttering: Ask the experts. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Osage Beach, MO.

Shields, L. W. & Short, S. (2006). Let's talk about fluency: Q & A Session. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Osage Beach, MO.

Short, S., & Shields, L. (2007). Incorporating support in the treatment of stuttering. Presented at the annual convention of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Osage Beach, MO.

Courses Taught:

  • CDS220 Phonetics
  • CDS311 Introduction to Language Disorders
  • CDS552 Counseling Issues in Communication Disorders
  • CDS526 Seminar in Fluency Disorders
  • CDS570-01 Comprehensive Graduate Seminar in Communication Disorders
  • CDS570-02 Comprehensive Graduate Seminar in Communication Disorders

Contact information:

Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Email: lshields@fontbonne.edu
Phone: 314-889-1464