KAY McNEAL

EDUCATION

1986                      M.S.                       Purdue University                            Speech Language Pathology

1984                      B.S.                        Purdue University                            Audiology & Speech Sciences

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1/09 - Present   Clinical Program Director & Lecturer, Department of Communication Sciences,

                        Case Western Reserve University

 

1/09- Present      Independent Contractor, Speech Language Pathologist, Cleveland Hearing

                          and Speech Center

 

8/97 – 12/08      Joint Position with the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center and

                         Department of Communication Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

                         Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center

                         Coordinator of Clinical Education, Case Western Reserve University

 

11/91 – 12/93    Clinical Coordinator of Speech Language Pathology, Department of Speech and

                         Hearing, Cleveland State University, Cleveland OH

 

11/90 – 11/91    Pediatric Services Coordinator, Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center,

                        Cleveland, OH

 

 3/87 – 11/90     Speech Language Pathologist, Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center,

                         Cleveland, OH

 

3/87 – 11/91      Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Communication Sciences,

                         Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH

 

6/86 – 3/87        Clinical Fellow, Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, Cleveland OH

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

McNeal, K.  Use of a Learner Outcome Format in Clinical Extern Placements:  Developing a System to Increase Supervision Efficiency.  Speech Pathology Online, December 2003.

 

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

November 2009:  Telehealth: Improving Children’s Access to Services in Urban Environments. Poster session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans,, LA

(with Whitford).

 

November 2009:  The Effects of Counseling Training on Supervision Style. Poster session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA (with Nisenboum)

 

November 2008;  Telehealth:  Improving Children’s Access to Services in Urban Environments.  Poster session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL (with Whitford).

 

November 2007; The Effects of Counseling Training on Supervision Style.  Poster session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

 

March 2007; Counseling Toward Effective Clinical Supervision.  Mini-seminar/Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech Language and Hearing Association.  Columbus, OH (with Nisenboum).

 

November 2006; Interactive Virtual Reality Simulation Technology for Communication Disorders.  Seminar/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Miami, FL (with S. Williams).

 

November 2004; Developing a System to Increase Supervision Efficiency.  Poster Session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

 

August 2003; Research and Treatment of Stuttering Across Cultures:  Future Directions.  International Fluency Association Fourth World Congress, Montreal, Canada (with Betancourt, Hall, Leahy, Roberts, Robinson, Tsao, and Watson).

 

November 1994; Comparing Language in a Normal and a Congenitally Acallosal Twin.  Poster Session/Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA (with Heyer, Gross, Crynick)

 

October 1993; Adult Communication/Interpersonal Strategies: Developing Effective Programming.  Annual State Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ohio

 

November 1989; Haloperidol Effects on Expressive Language in a Personality Disordered Child.  Poster Session/Annual Convention of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, St. Louis MO

 

GRANTS

 

July 2008; McNeal, K., Ballish, F., Whitford, B.  “Communication Kiosks”; Continuation of a telehealth program to provide speech language and hearing services for underserved urban Cleveland families at community health centers.  Grant awarded: $47,314 by St. Luke’s Foundation.

 

 

 

May 2007; McNeal, K., Ballish F., Whitford, B., Burnett, M.  “Communication Kiosks”; A pilot telehealth program to provide speech language and hearing services for underserved urban Cleveland families at community health centers.  Grant awarded:   $33,136 by St. Luke’s Foundation.

 

January 2007; McNeal, K., Ballish, F., Whitford, B.  “Communication Kiosks”; A pilot telehealth program to provide speech language and hearing services for underserved urban Cleveland families at community health centers.  Grant awarded: $10,000 by Hershey Foundation.

 

Spring 2006; McNeal, K. & Williams, S.  E-Health Summer Training Initiative. Not Funded.

 

SELECTED CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

April 2010;  Annual Meeting of the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Austin, TX.

 

November 2009; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. New Orleans, LA

 

November 2008; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.  Chicago, IL.

 

November 2007; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.  Boston, MA.

 

April 2006; Annual Meeting of the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Destin, FL.

 

November 2006; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.  Miami, FL.

 

November 2005; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association,

San Diego, CA.

 

April 2005; Annual Meeting of the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

December 2004; Working with Children who Stutter, Cleveland, OH.

 

November 2004; Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

 

April 2004; Annual Meeting of the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

August 2003; Teaching Counseling to Speech and Hearing Students—Refresher Course, Boston, MA.

 

May 2001; Supervisory Issues: Legal and Ethical Aspects, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

February 2001; Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Training and Certification, Cleveland OH.

 

August 2000;  Teaching Counseling to Speech & Hearing Students: An Intensive Workshop, Boston, MA.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Interuniversity Council of Speech-Language Pathology Supervisors

ASHA SID 4 Fluency and Fluency Disorders

ASHA SID 10 Issues in Higher Education

SID 4 Task Force on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

Advisory Board, SpeechPathology.com (2006-07)

Peer Reviewer, SpeechPathology.com

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology

ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) June 2002

Ohio State Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology License

LSVT certified