National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities (NJC)

Contact Information for Member Organizations of the NJC

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AAIDD Representative
Mary Ann Romski, PhD
Department of Communication
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4000
Atlanta, GA 30203-4000
Phone: 404-413-5101 (office)
Phone: 404-413-5666 (lab)
E-mail: [email protected]

AOTA Representatives
Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Therapeutic Services and Design
371 Fall Run Lane
Winchester, VA 22602
Phone: 540-877-1694
E-mail: [email protected]

Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP
Loudoun County Public Schools
43711 Partlow Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: 571-252-2111
Fax: 703-771-6631
E-mail: [email protected]

APTA Representatives
Lorraine Sylvester, PT, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Health
1200 N. Stonewall Avenue, Room 1133
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1215
Phone: 405-271-2131, ext. 47119
E-mail: [email protected]

Mari Therrien, PT, DSc, PCS
Physical Therapist
Strawberry Fields, Inc.
3054 Enterprise Dr.
State College, PA 16801
Phone: 814-234-6023
E-mail: [email protected]

ASHA Representatives
Bill T. Ogletree, PhD (Committee Chair)
Professor and Head
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Western Carolina University
3971 Little Savannah Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828-227-3379
E-mail: [email protected]

Amy S. Goldman, CCC-SLP
Co-Executive Director, Institute on Disabilities
Associate Professor, Psychology, Organization, and Leadership Studies, College of Education
Temple University
Student Center - Suite 411 S
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-3862
E-mail: [email protected]

ASHA Staff/Ex Officio
Diane Paul, PhD
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #350
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-296-5688
Fax: 301-296-8579
E-mail: [email protected]

Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) Representative
Beth Mineo, PhD
Director, Center for Disabilities Studies
Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road, Room 123
Newark, Delaware 19716
Phone: 302-831-1589
E-mail: [email protected]

DCDD (CEC) Representative
Susan Bruce, PhD
Boston College
120 Campion Hall
140 Commonwealth Ave.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3813
Phone: 617-552-4239
E-mail: [email protected]

TASH Representatives
Ellin Siegel, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Special Education Department
318 Barkley Memorial Center
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-9867
Fax: 402-472-7697
E-mail: [email protected]

Karen Erickson, PhD
The Center for Literacy & Disability Studies University of North Carolina
321 S. Columbia Drive
Bondurant Hall, Suite 1100, CB 7335
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-966-8828
Fax: 919-843-3250
E-mail: [email protected]

USSAAC Representative
Rose A. Sevcik, PhD
Department of Psychology
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5010
Atlanta, GA 30302-5010
Phone: 404-413-6296
E-mail: [email protected]