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Faculty Bios - Patricia Yacobacci

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    Dr. Patricia Yacobacci
    Associate Professor
    Curriculum Vitae

    Phone: 201-200-3116
    Office: Professional Studies Building 350

    Specializations: Language/Speech Development and Disorders (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Clinical Competence Certification: CCC-SLP), Cognitive Processing 


    Ph.D., Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation, Syracuse University (1978)
    M.E.D., Education of the Deaf, Smith College (1970)
    B.S., Speech Pathology & Audiology, University of Georgia (1969)

    Awards and Honors

    2001, New York University, Research Grant
    The effects of music therapy on language and suprasegmental production in children with cochlear implants. Presentation made at ASHA, Atlanta, GA.

    1992-1993, NIH Funded Post Doctoral Studies
    Interdisciplinary Research (Rehabilitation Based NYU Med School)

    1991, Externship in Speech-Language Pathology
    Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center

    1990, New York University, University Wide Curriculum Development Grant
    Graduate training for speech-language pathologist: hearing impaired.


    2000-2006, American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Site Visitor
    Data verification for program accreditation.

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    Yacobacci, P. (2015). Articulation and Fluency in Early Childhood. Presentation in Oxford, England. Working on submission for publication.

    Presentation at American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, 2012: Speech-Language Services in Nepal.

    Presentation at American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, 2010: The State of Education and Speech-Language Services in Tabago, West Indies. 

    Sarno, Cardoso, & Yacobacci. (2008). Document being reviewed (dysarthria).

    Yacobacci, P. (2000). “Lessons Learned from the Past.” Translated into Greek and Published by University of Patras.