Gale Rice, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Professor/Dean, College of Education & Allied Health Professions

(314) 889-1430
Office: East Building 235a

Education:

  • PhD Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MA Speech-Language Pathology, Bradley University
  • BS Communication Disorders, Bradley University

Certification:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology as issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Selected Publications:

Accardo, P., Whitman, B. with Rice, G. (2011). Developmental Disabilities Terminology (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Paul Brookes.

Hubbard, BA, Rice, GB, Muzaffar, AR. (2010). Adenoid involvement in velopharyngeal closure in children with cleft palate. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery (18)4: 135-128.

Rice, G. and Lenihan, S. (2010). Fontbonne university: Collaboration in speech-language pathology and early intervention in deaf education. The Volta Review 110(2) 293-296.

Bedwinek, A. Kummer, A., Rice, G. and Grames, L. (2009). Current training and continuing education needs of school-based speech-language pathologists regarding children with cleft lip/palate. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, doi:10.1044/0161-1461.

Rice, G. & Lenihan, S. (2005). Early intervention in auditory/oral deaf education: Parent and professional perspectives. The Volta Review, 105(1) 73-96.

Rice, G. & Lenihan, S. (2005). Learning to work with children who are deaf. Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists 15 (33) 12-13.

Selected Presentations (since 2005):

March 2012

Improving Outcomes for Children Living in Poverty, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention 2012 Annual Meeting, (with S. Lenihan).

March 2012

Supporting Collaboration in Early Intervention, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention 2012 Annual Meeting, (with S. Lenihan).

Fall 2010

Preparing Collaborative Speech-Language Pathologists for Augmentative Communication and Cochlear Implants. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA. (with S. Lenihan)

Fall 2010

Frontotemporal Dementia in ALS: Considerations for AAC Placement. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA. (with C. Russell).

Fall 2010

The Importance of Narrative Discourse Development on Academic and Social Success. 31st Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss. Springfield, Massachusetts.

Summer 2010

Improving Outcomes for Children Living in Poverty. AG Bell 2010 Biennial Convention. Orlando, FA. (with S. Lenihan and J. Voss).

Summer 2010

Professional Preparation in Listening and Spoken Language. AG Bell 2010 Biennial Convention. Orlando, FA. Professional panel.

Spring 2010

Improving Outcomes for Children Living in Poverty. Early Detection of Hearing Impairment Conference. Chicago, IL. (with S. Lenihan and J. Voss).

Spring 2010

The Effect of Sphincter Pharyngoplasty Contractility on Speech Outcomes: An Update. Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Ft. Worth, TX. (with B. Hubbard and A. Muzaffar).

Spring 2010

Do Patients with Craniosynostosis have an Increased Incidence of Auditory Neuropathy as Newborns? Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Association. Ft. Worth, TX. (with B. Hubbard, J. Scheele, and A. Muzaffar).

Spring 2010

It’s Showtime! Fontbonne University’s AAC Theater Camp. Missouri Speech- Language-Hearing Association 2010 51st Annual Meeting and Convention. Osage Beach, MO. (with C. Russell and R. Lewis).

Spring 2010

Preparing Speech-Language Pathologists to Work in Urban Schools. Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2010 51st Annual Meeting and Convention. Osage Beach, MO (with J. Evans and Y. Tate).

Spring 2009

Adenoid Involvement in Velopharyngeal Closure in Children with Cleft Palate. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Scottsdale, AZ. ( with B. Hubbard And A. Muzaffar.

Spring 2009

Contractility of Sphincter Pharyngoplasty: Relevance to Speech Outcomes. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Scottsdale, AZ. (with B. Hubbard, E. Philpott, and A. Muzaffar.

Spring 2009

Supporting Family Literacy with Research-Based Strategies. 8th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Conference. Dallas, TX. (with S. Lenihan).

Spring 2009

Velocardiofacial Syndrome. 2nd Annual Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Columbia, MO

Spring 2009

Therapy Strategies for School-Aged Children with Cleft Lip/Palate. Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, MO.

Fall 2008

It’s Showtime! Fontbonne University’s Family Weekend Theater AAC Camp. Annual conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Chicago, IL. (with C Russell and R. Lewis).

Fall 2008

Preparing Speech-Language Pathologists to Work in Urban Schools: A Partnership. Annual conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.Chicago, IL (with J. Evans and Y. Tate).

Fall 2008

In-Home Augmentative Communication Services for Individuals who have ALS. Annual conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Chicago, IL. (with S. Gacki)

Fall 2008

An Analysis of Needs: The School Speech-Language Pathologist and the Child With Cleft Lip/Palate. Annual conference of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association. Chicago, IL. (with A. Bedwinek—first author and (L. Grames).

Summer 2008

Using Reading Miscue Analysis to Inform Instruction. Short Course at A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Biennial Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

Summer 2008

Augmentative Communication for Children with Dyspraxia and/or Dysarthria. Biennial Conference of the A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Milwaukee, WI.

Spring 2008

Strategies to Identify and Treat Velopharyngeal Insufficiency. Missouri Speech- Language-Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, MO (with A. Muzaffar).

Spring 2008

In-Home Services for Individuals who have ALS. Missouri Speech-Language- Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, MO (with S. Gacki).

Summer 2007

Neurobiological Correlates of the Language-Literacy Connection in Normal and Atypical Development—Panel member. A.G. Bell Talk for a Lifetime Summer Conference. Washington, D.C.

Spring 2007

Strategies to Identify and Treat Velopharyngeal Insufficiency. Missouri Speech- Language-Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, MO. (with A. Muzaffar).

Spring 2007

Children with Hearing Loss and Syndromes. National Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. (with S. Lenihan).

Summer 2006

Maximizing AACS: Combining Positive Behavioral Support with On-Going Language Assessment. International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Dusseldorf, Germany. (with M. Blunt).

Summer 2006

Speech Characteristics Associated with Syndromes. A.G. Bell Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Summer 2006

Assessment of Language-Based Reading Strategies. A.G. Bell Association. Pittsburgh, PA. (with S. Lenihan).

Spring 2006

Speech, Language & Learning Characteristics of Children with Syndromes: Prevention, Identification, and Remediation. Beyond NHS: Infant and Childhood Hearing in Science and Clinical Practice. Como Lake, Italy.

Spring 2006

Children with Syndromes on the Speech-Language Caseload. Missouri Speech, Language, Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

Spring 2005

Assessment of Language-Based Reading Strategies to Inform Instruction of School-Aged Children who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing. International Reading Association. San Antonio, TX. (with S. Lenihan).

Spring 2005

Children with Syndromes on the Speech-Language Caseload. Speech-Language Pathologists Serving Children with Hearing Loss. St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf. St. Louis, MO.

Spring 2005

A User’s Guide to Celft Palate and Craniofacial Teams. Missouri Speech- Language and Hearing Association. Lake of the Ozarks, MO. (with L..Grames)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • American Society for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies
  • International Reading Association
  • Whole Language Umbrella
  • National Council for Teachers of English
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • American Society for Curriculum Development
  • A.G.Bell
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