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Classroom Acoustics Content Development


Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject matter experts who were involved in the development of the Classroom Acoustics page:

  • Marcus Adrian, AIA
  • Susan J. Brannen, AuD, CCC-A
  • Samantha Gustafson, AuD, PhD, CCC-A
  • Sandra B. King, AuD, CCC-A
  • Peggy B. Nelson, PhD, CCC-A
  • Cynthia McCormick Richburg, PhD, CCC-A
  • Kenneth P. Roy, PhD
  • Joseph J. Smaldino, PhD, CCC-A
  • Donna F. Smiley, PhD, CCC-A
  • Elizabeth Walker, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Working Group on Acoustics in Educational Settings whose efforts were foundational to the development of this content. Members of the working group were Karen L. Anderson, Susan J. Brannen (vice president for professional practices in audiology, 2001-2003), Carl C. Crandell (co-chair), Peggy B. Nelson, Anne Seltz, Joseph Smaldino (co-chair), and Evelyn J. Williams (ex officio).

 Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for this Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.). Classroom Acoustics (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from

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