Beth E. Davidoff, PhD, CCC-SLP

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION


bdavidoff@salus.edu

Beth-Headshot-JPEG-Beth-Davidoff.jpgEducation:

  • PhD, Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MS, Speech-Language Pathology, Columbia University Teachers College
  • MEd, Speech-Language Pathology, Columbia University Teachers College
  • BA, Honors in Linguistics, Brown University

Clinical Specialty:

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Early Intervention
  • Pediatric Language Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Caron, J., Light, L. Davidoff, B. E., & Drager, K. D. R. (2017). Comparison of the effects of mobile technology AAC apps on programming visual scene displays. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 33, 239-248. https://doi.org/10.1080/07434618.2017.1388836
  • Davidoff, B. E. (2017, January). AAC with energy – Earlier, The ASHA Leader, 22(1), 48-53. Invited article.

Selected Representative Presentations:

  • Davidoff, B. E. & Light, J. Spoken language imitation in autism: A language-learning strategy for beginning communicators. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). November 21-23, 2019. Orlando, Florida. Seminar accepted.
  • Davidoff, B. E. Visual scene displays for beginning communicators. William Paterson University AccessAbilities Conference. May 30, 2019. Two workshops.
  • Davidoff, B. E. & Light, J. Targeting vocabulary for beginning communicators with autism spectrum disorders. Annual Convention of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Boston, MA. Technical Clinical Session – November 15-17, 2018.
  • Davidoff, B. E. Maternal language input to minimally verbal children with ASD: What mothers talk about. William Paterson University Explorations. College of Science and Health, Faculty Presentation – April 17, 2018.
  • Davidoff, B. E. & Light, J. Earlier intervention for nonspeaking children with complex communication needs. Annual Convention of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Los Angeles, CA. FLASH (Technical) Session – November 17, 2018.
  • Davidoff, B. E. & Light, J. Mothers’ language input to young children with ASD and limited to no speech: Lexical characteristics. Annual Convention of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Los Angeles, CA. FLASH (Technical) Session – November 10, 2017.
  • Davidoff, B. E. AAC and early childhood: Comprehensive assessment of children’s communication. Annual Conference of the Ohio School Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition (OSSPEAC) Invited 3-hour presentation – October 9, 2017.
  • Davidoff, B. E. AAC and early childhood: Effective intervention strategies to promote language development, learning, and social interaction. Annual Conference of the Ohio School Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition (OSSPEAC) – October 10, 2017. Invited 3-hour presentation – October 10, 2017.


Professional Activities/Recognition/Awards:

  • ISAAC 2016, Emerging Research Travel Award Penn State Leadership Project, 2014-2016

Professional Certifications:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Hanen Certification: It Takes Two To Talk, More Than Words