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Megan S. Overby, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Speech-Language Pathology

421 Fisher hall
Phone: 412.396.2524

Education:

Ph.D., The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., The University of Iowa
B.A., Denison University
Research Area

Child phonology

Links between speech-language and literacy

Phonetics

School-based issues

Childhood apraxia of speech

Presentations

Hill, N., Romanyshyn, K., DiEnno, M., Sommer, C., Caspari, S., & Overby, M. (2015, November). Comparing early (birth-two years) vocalizations in three children: CAS, SSD, and typically developing. Poster presentation at the 2015 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Denver, CO

Overby, M., Van Zelst, A., & Velleman, S. (2015, July). Hot topics in childhood apraxia of speech treatment. Paper presentation at the 2015 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, San Antonio, TX

Overby, M. (2015, July). Speech development (birth to age 2) in children later diagnosed with CAS. Paper presentation at the 2015 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, San Antonio, TX

Overby, M. (2015, March). Culturally responsive instruction for literacy. Paper presented at the 2015 Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Harrisburg, PA

Overby, M. (2014, July). Clinical guidelines for assessing and treating CAS. Paper presentation at the 2014 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Nashville, TN

Overby, M. (2014, April). Getting started conducting research in the everyday work world. New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Saratoga, NY

Overby, M. & Caspari, S. (2013, November). Phonological development of children with CAS: Birth to 24 months. Paper presentation at the 2013 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL

Willer, A., Overby, M. & Masterson, J. (2013, November). Effects of poor kindergarten speech sound skills on spelling in third grade. Poster presentation at the 2013 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL

Overby, M., & Caspari, S. (2013, July). Observed early characteristics of CAS via video research. Paper presentation at the 2013 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Denver, CO

Caspari, S., Kaufman, N, & Overby, M. (2013, July). Video problem solving for professionals. National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Denver, CO

Capece, S., & Overby, M. (2012, November). Early speech characteristics of childhood apraxia: Replication study. Poster presentation at the 2012 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA

Caspari, S. & Overby, M. (2012, November). Early speech characteristics of childhood apraxia: Replication study. 2012 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Overby, M. S. & Caspari, S. (2012, November). Early phonetic and phonological characteristics of childhood apraxia of speech. 2012 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Overby, M. S. (2012, July). Identifying early characteristics of childhoold apraxia of speech. National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Danvers, Massachusetts.

Kalbfell, L. & Overby, M. (2011, November). Panamania SLP's perspectives of the diagnosis and treatment of childhod apraxia of speech. 2011 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, California.

Nieto, J., Rose, N., & Overby, M. (2011, November). A RAD approach to assessment of childhood apraxia of speech. 2011 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, California.

Overby, M. S. (2011). How SLPs can suport parents of children with CAS. National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, San Diego, California.

Overby, M. S. (2011, July). A framework for assessing the probability and severity of CAS. National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, San Diego, California.

Overby, M. S. (2011, July). How SLPs can suport parents of children with CAS. National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, San Diego, California.

DelVecchio, N., Klein, J., & Overby, M. (2010, November). Speech-language pathologist counseling effectiveness for parents of children with cleft lip and/or palate. 2010 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Eschler, C., Klein, J., & Overby, M. (2010, November). Ankyloglossia: Current beliefs and practice patterns of speech-language pathologists. 2010 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Carroll, K. & Overby, M. (2010, April). Social and emotional needs of parents of children with CAS. 2010 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Saratoga, New York.

Chandler, A., Hoffman, B., & Overby, M. (2009, November). Speech and language skills of an infant with 48,XXXY. 2009 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Overby, M. S., Hoffman, B., & Chandler, A. (2009, November). A team approach to assessing CAS on a continunuum. 2009 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Overby, M. S., Hoffman, B., Kelleher-Assael, K., Galbreth, E., Capeci, W., Chandler, A., (2009, May). A clinical EBP perspective on childhood apraxia of speech. 2009 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Saratoga, New York.

Overby, M. S. & Bernthal, J. (2008, November). A study of speech sound perception and phonological spelling in children with SSD. 2008 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Overby, M. S., Williams, L., & Bernthal, J. (2008, November). Comparison of two treatment conditions for young children. 2008 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Overby, M. S. (2008, April). Risk factors for spelling difficulty in children with speech sound disorders. 2007 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Saratoga, New York.

Overby, M. S. & Bernthal, J. (2007, June). Correlates of Phonological spelling, speech production, and speech identification. 2007 International Child Phonology Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Rice, A., Mallory, M., Eanes, J., Williams, L., Overby, M., Bernthal, J., (2007, November). Traditional versus computer-based intervention for the treatment of SSDs. 2007 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts.November). Traditional versus computer-based intervention for the treatment of SSDs. 2007 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts.

Overby, M. S. (2007, April). Clinical issues in assessment and teatment of speech sound disorders. 2007 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Saratoga, New York.

Overby, M. S., Carrell, T., & Bernthal, J. (2006, November). Teachers' perceptions of students with SSDs: A quantitative & qualitative analysis. 2006 American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Miami, Florida.

Overby, M. S., Carrell, T., & Bernthal, J. (2006, September). Expectations of children with speech sound disorders. 2006 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association State Convention, Kearney, Nebraska

Overby, M. S., Carrell, T., & Bernthal, J. (2006, June). The effects of intelligibility on teachrs' perceptions of students' academic, social, and behavioral competence. 2006 International Child Phonology Conference, Edmonton, Canada-Alberta.

Overby, M. S., Trainin, G., Smit, A., Bernthal, J., & Nelson, R. (2005, November). The importance of pre-literacy articulation competence to later literacy skills. 2005 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, California.

Overby, M. S., Trainin, G., Smit, A., Bernthal, J., & Nelson, R. (2005, September). Pre-literacy articulation. 2005 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Kearney, Nebraska.

Overby, M. S. & Trainin, G. (2005, June). Early articulation competence and phonological decoding and encoding. 2005 Society for the Scientific Study of Reading International Conference, Toronto, Canada-Ontario.

Overby, M. S., Trainin, G., Smit, A., Bernthal, J., & Nelson, R. (2005, June). The importance of pre-literacy articulation competence to later literacy skills. 2005 International Child Phonology Conference, Fort Worth, Texas.

Publications

Overby, M., Masterson, J., & Preston, J. (2015). Preliteracy speech sound production skill and linguistic characteristics of Grade 3 spellings: A study using the Templin Archive. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58, 1654-1669, doi:10.1044/2015_JSLHR-S-14-0276.

Overby, M., Caspari, S. (2015).  Volubility, consonant, and syllable characteristics in infants and toddlers later diagonosed with childhood aprazia of speech: A pilot study.  Journal of Communication Disorders, doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2015.04.001

Overby, M. & Bernthal, J. E. (2015). The role of counseling in speech sound disorders, Children's Speech Sound Disorders (2nd Ed). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 133-136.

Overby, M. S., Trainin, G., Smit, A., Bernthal, J., & Nelson, R. (2012). Preliteracy speech sound skills and later literacy outcomes: A studing using the Tamplin Archive. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 43 (1), 97-115.

Overby, M. S. & Bernthal, J. (2009). The Teacher-Researcher Shortage: Possible Future Directions, Children's Speech Sound Disorders 2nd Edition. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Overby, M. S. (2008). Speech-Sound Disorders and Spelling Ability. Advance Magazine for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 18 (32), 6-9, 46.

Overby, M. S., Carrell, T., & Bernthal, J. (2007). Teachers' perceptions of children with speech sound disorders; A quantitive and qualitative analysis. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 38 (4), 327-341.