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Faculty Profile

Maureen Costello-Yacono, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Community Clinics

costellom3@lasalle.edu

215.951.1888

St. Benilde Tower 2022

Maureen Costello-Yacono joined La Salle’s Speech-Language-Hearing Science Program in 2010 as the Clinic Director of the St. Francis Clinic for Adults and the St. Blase Clinic for Children. Currently, she is completing her doctoral work in the areas of aphasia and conversational discourse at Seton Hall University.

Education

M. S. in Speech-Language Pathology, La Salle University 
B. S. in Health Sciences, Duquesne University

 

Certifications and Licenses

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology—American Speech-Language-Hearing Association    
Pennsylvania License to practice Speech-Language Pathology 
New Jersey License to practice Speech-Language Pathology

 

Teaching

SLH 501: Introduction to Clinical Practicum
SLH 516: Clinical Practicum and Procedures
SLH 616: Advanced Clinical Practicum and Procedures
SLH 202: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism

 

Presentations

Copy and Recall Therapy for Phonological Dysgraphia. Poster Presentation at the Academy of Aphasia Meeting, October 2012, San Francisco, California.

Oral Reading and Writing in Conduction Aphasia. Poster Presentation at the International Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics Conference, July 2012, Cork, Ireland.

Using a Semantic Feature Analysis (SFA) Treatment to Improve Conversational Discourse and Working Memory in Fluent Aphasia: A Pilot Study. Poster Presentation at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, May 2012, Lake Tahoe, California.

Semantic Feature Analysis for Working Memory and Aphasic Conversation. Poster Presentation at the 2011 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, November 2011, San Diego, California.