Jill Brady, PhD, CCC-SLP

  • Associate Professor

    Education

    • BS — Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1995 — Speech Pathology and Audiology
    • MS — Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1997 — Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • MEd — Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2000 — Reading Education
    • PhD — University of Pittsburgh, 2008 — Communication Science and Disorders

    Teaching Areas

    Undergraduate:

    SPLP 122: Clinical Phonology
    SPLP 275: Language Science
    SPLP 310: Observation in Communication Disorders I
    SPLP 406: Clinical Management of Articulation and Language Disorders
    SPLP 410: Observation in Communication Disorders II
    SPLP 481: Speech and Language Services for the English Language Learner

    Graduate:

    SPLP 610: Pediatric Language Disorders I
    SPLP 611: Pediatric Language Disorders II
    SPLP 661: Advanced Clinical Practicum
    SPLP 661: Staffing

    Professional Interests

    Child language development and disorders
    Syntactic development
    Bilingual language development
    Sentence and discourse-level comprehension

    Professional Certifications

    Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language Hearing Association
    Pennsylvania State Licensure in Speech Pathology
    Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Speech/Hearing 
    Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Reading Education
    Trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)
    Trained in Visual Phonics

    Selected Publications and Presentations

    Publications

    Brady, J. L. (2009).  Inter-sentential influences on predicted verb subcategorization. Saarbrucken, Germany:  VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.

    Fossett, T. R. D., McNeil, M. R., Doyle, P. J., Rubinsky, H., Nixon, S., Hula, W., & Brady, J. (2004).  Assessing the validity of multiple-choice questions for RAPP story comprehension.  Aphasiology, 18(5-7), 493-519.    

    Brady, J.L.  (2000). Speech pathologists and reading specialists: A special working relationship. PSHA Keystater, 20(1), 16-17.

    National Presentations

    Brady, J. (2019). Do You Get It? Teaching Humor to Speakers of English as a Second Language. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Orlando, FL.

    Brady, J. (2018). Interpreters as Team Members in the Assessment Process. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Boston, MA.

    Brady, J. (2016). Phonological considerations for individuals who are learning English as a second language. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Philadelphia, PA.

    Brady, J. (2016). The use of experiential learning to teach students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Philadelphia, PA.

    Brady, J. & Price, L. (2016). Incorporating language sample analysis into clinical decision- making. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Philadelphia, PA.

    Brady, J. & Potash, J. (2015). The use of mock staffing to teach clinical skills at the undergraduate level. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Denver, CO.

    Brady, J. & Irwin, A. (2014). International adoption: L2 English language acquisition in three Amharic-speaking children. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American- Speech Language Hearing Association: Orlando, FL.

    Brady, J. & Stein, K. (2012). The role of literacy bags in a university clinic. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Atlanta, GA.

    Brady, J., Oda, T., Nuske, K. & Kurasawa, I. (2012).  Environmental factors and L2 acquisition: The case of Japanese adolescents. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association

    Brady, J. (2012). Working with English Language Learners: The use of syntactic priming. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association

    Brady, J. (2011). Addressing syntax in adult ELL clients: A syntactic priming approach.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: San Diego, CA.

    Brady, J. & Oda, T. (2010). Cross-linguistic interference in English Language Learners from various Japanese L1 backgrounds. Poster presented at the annual conference of the    American-Speech Language Hearing Association: Philadelphia, PA.

    Brady, J. (2009). Syntactic priming: A mechanism for learning? Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: New Orleans, LA.

    Brady, J. (2008).  Examining Inter-sentential influences on predicted verb subcategorization. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

    State Presentations

    Brady, J. (2019). Assessing Children who are English Language Learners. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lancaster, PA.

    Brady, J. (2019). Working with Interpreters during Assessment. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lancaster, PA.

    Brady, J. & Stein, K. (2017). Closing the generation gap between new clinicians and their clients. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Harrisburg, PA.

    Brady, J. & Price, L. (2017). Analyzing language samples from speakers of non-mainstream English dialects. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Harrisburg, PA.

    Brady, J. & Price, L. (2016). The use of language sample data in clinical decision-making. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Pittsburgh, PA.

    Brady, J. (2016). Addressing phonology with English as a second language learners. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Pittsburgh, PA.

    Brady, J. & Potash, J. (2016). Teaching clinical problem solving using mock staffings. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Pittsburgh, PA.

    Brady, J. & Nuske, T.  (2016). Writing skills in two groups of Japanese students. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Pittsburgh, PA.

    Brady, J. (2015).  Working with English language learners: Implementing findings from current research.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Harrisburg, PA.

    Brady, J. & Stein, K. (2015). Using literacy bags to promote language outcomes. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Harrisburg, PA.

    Stein, D., Irzinski, C., Beale, B., Matter, S., Juhnke, K., Kudlawiec, S., Brady, J. & Stein, K. (2015). Case studies in executive dysfunction following a single stroke. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association: Harrisburg, PA.

    Brady, J., Irwin, A., Merle, L., & Mansfield, K. (2014). Patterns of second language acquisition in three Amharic-English bilingual children. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Brady, J., Farnan, M., Irwin, A., Fisher, K., Grafton, C., Eppley, S., & Kearns, S. (2013). Second Language Acquisition in Three Amharic-English Bilingual Children. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association, Harrisburg, PA.

    Brady, J. (2013).  Working with English Language Learners from Various L1 Backgrounds. Webinar presented for the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association.

    Local Presentations

    Brady J. (2016). Using SALT software for language sample analysis. Indiana-Armstrong Intermediate Unit #28, Indiana, PA

    Brady, J. (2015). Using SALT software for language sample analysis. Appalachian Intermediate Unit #8, Loretto, PA.