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Sarah Schellinger

Title:Asst Prof/CSD Prog Dir
Office:Pacelli Hall
Phone:773-298-3566
Email:schellinger@sxu.edu
Department: Comm. Sci. & Disorders

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Research Interests

  • Public knowledge about traumatic brain injury
  • Public attitudes towards individuals with communication impairments
  • Provision of client, family and public education
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Use of scaling measures for assessment

Certification/Licensure

  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist - State of Illinois
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence

Clinical Interests

  • Assessment and treatment of neurogenic communication disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Management of speech and swallowing in individuals with artificial airways

Courses Taught

  • CSDI 204: Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • CSDI 301: Speech Sound Development and Disorders
  • CSDI 309: Neuroscience of Communication
  • CSDIG 501: Clinical Problem Solving: Management
  • CSDIG 521: Acquired Disorders of Speech
  • CSDIG 522: Acquired Disorders of Language
  • CSDIG 525: Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders
  • CSDIG 513: Advanced Practicum: Medical
  • CSDIG 514: Practicum in Prevention

 


Recent Publications

O'Brien, K. H., Schellinger, S.K., Hwang, B. L., & LaPlaca, M.C. (2019). A comparison of student and parent knowledge and perceived confidence about brain injury and concussion. Topics in Language Disorders, 39(3), 313-334.

Schellinger, S.K., Kennedy, M. R. T., & Munson, B. (2018). Public perceptions of traumatic brain injury: Knowledge, attitudes, and the impact of education, Brain Injury, 32(11), 1377-1385.

O'Brien, K., Schellinger, S.K., & Kennedy, M.R.T. (2018). Self-regulation strategies used by students with brain injury while transitioning to college. NeuroRehabilitation, 42(3), 365-375.

Munson, B., Schellinger, S.K., & Edwards, J.E. (2017). Bias in the perception of phonetic detail in children's speech: A comparison of categorical and continuous rating scales. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31(1), 56-79.

Schellinger, S.K., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. E. (2017). Gradient Perception of Children's Productions of /s/ and /θ/: A Comparative Study of Rating Methods. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31(1), 80-103.

Munson, B., Schellinger S. K., & Kari Urberg Carlson (2012). Measuring speech-sound learning using visual analog scaling. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education. 19, 19-30. (Non-refereed)

Selected Professional Presentations

Kelly, C., Carroll-Alfano, M., & Schellinger, S.K. (2019, February). Information sources and caregiver knowledge about aphasia. Poster presented at the 2019 Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL.

Chung, H. & Schellinger, S.K. (2018, November). Assessment practices for children from bi/multilingual backgrounds in Louisiana: A survey study. Poster presented at the 2018 ASHA Convention, Boston, MA.

Tamulonis, L. & Schellinger, S.K. (2018, February). Effect of Glottal Fry Use in Female Speech-Language Pathology Student Clinicians on Client Perceptions of Clinician Competence. Poster presented at the 2018 Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL.

Kennedy, M. R. T., O'Brien, K.O., & Schellinger, S.K. (2017, November). Supporting College Students with Concussion: Two Clinical Cases. Poster presented at the 2017 Conference of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA.

Fox, B., Schellinger, S.K., & Carrol-Alfano, M. (2017, February). The effect of education on parental perceptions of pediatric concussion. Poster presented at the 2017 Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL.

O'Brien, K., Schellinger, S. K., & Kennedy, M. R. T. (2017, January). Self-regulated learning after traumatic brain injury (TBI): Outcomes from an intervention program for college students. Talk presented at the 2017 International Cognitive-Communication Disorders Conference, Orange, CA.

Schellinger, S.K., Tong, B., & Carroll-Alfano, M. (2016, November). Speech-language pathologists' understanding of pediatric mTBI: Knowledge, legal issues, and management roles. Poster presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Schellinger, S. K. (2016, October). Supporting transition-age students with traumatic brain injury. Talk presented at the Fall Meeting of the South Cook County Speech, Hearing, and Language Association, Oak Lawn, IL.

Schellinger, S.K., & Kennedy, M. R. T. (2015, November). Public perceptions of traumatic brain injury: Knowledge, attitudes, and the impact of education. Talk presented at the 2015 ASHA Convention, Denver, CO.

O'Brien, K., Schellinger, S. K., & Kennedy, M. R. T. (2015, November). Development of a coding schema of self-regulated learning in students with traumatic brain injury. Talk presented at the 2015 ASHA Convention, Denver, CO.

Kruase, M. O., & Schellinger, S.K. (2015, November). Self-reported bike helmet use: A state fair sample. Talk presented at the 2015 ASHA Convention, Denver, CO.

Schellinger, S. K., & Finestack, L. H. (2014, November). Conducting communication science research studies at the state fair. Poster presented at the 2014 ASHA Convention, Miami, FL.

Schellinger, S. K., & O'Brien, K. (2014, September). Acquired brain injury: Brain function and mechanics of injury. Talk presented at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance 2014 Staff Training Series, Roseville, MN.

O'Brien, K., Kennedy, M. R. T., & Schellinger, S. K. (2013, November). Tracking self-regulation goals using goal-attainment scaling for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Talk presented at the 2013 ASHA Convention, Chicago, IL.