SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING SCIENCE

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING SCIENCE

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Jennifer Kleinow, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Science

kleinow@lasalle.edu

215.951.1232

St. Benilde Tower 2208

Dr. Jennifer Kleinow’s research interests focus on various topics in speech motor control (how the brain coordinates and executes the movements required for fluent speech) in both typical and disordered speakers. Her current laboratory projects include measuring the effects of speech therapy devices on speech production, examining new techniques for the measurement and recording of human speech, and documenting the relationship between cognitive linguistic processing and speech motor control. She welcomes both undergraduate and graduate students to participate in these projects. She is a clinical supervisor for graduate students in both pediatric and adult settings and has developed an interest in service-learning models of clinical education. 

Areas of Expertise

Speech motor control
Fluency and fluency disorders

 

Education

Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University 
B.A., University of Michigan

 

Certifications

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 
Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology (Pennsylvania)

 

Teaching

SLH 100    Introduction to Language and Communication
SLH 211    Acoustic Bases of Speech and Hearing
SLH 306    Neurological Bases of Communication and Behavior
SLH 503    Articulation and Phonological Disorders in Children
SLH 506    Neurological Bases of Communication and Behavior: Graduate 
SLH 512    Language Disorders in Young Children
SLH 516    Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
SLH 616    Advanced Clinical Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology
SLH 635    Integrative Capstone in Communication Disorders

 

Publications

Arnstein, D. Lakey, B., Compton, R. J.& Kleinow, J. (2011). Preverbal Error-Monitoring in Stutterers and Fluent Speakers. Brain and Language, 116, 105-115.

Anthony, S., Kleinow, J., & Bobiak, J. (2009). Narrative Ability Under Noisy Conditions in Children With Low-Normal Auditory Processing Skills, Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorder, 36, 5-13.

Kleinow, J., & Smith, A. (2006). Potential interactions among linguistic, autonomic, and motor factors in speech. Developmental Psychobiology, 48, 275-287.

Kleinow, J., Smith, A., & Ramig, L. O. (2001). Speech stability in IPD: Effects and rate and loudness manipulations. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 44, 1041-1051.

Kleinow, J., & Smith, A. (2000). Influence of length and syntactic complexity on the speech motor stability of the fluent speech of adults who stutter. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 43, 548-559.

Smith, A., & Kleinow, J. (2000). Kinematic correlates of speaking rate changes in stuttering and normally fluent adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 43, 521-536. 

Books

Stedman's medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. (Illustrated 7th ed.). (2012). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Consultant for speech-language-pathology.

Recent Presentations

Steinmeyer, N. & Kleinow, J. (2012, November). Imitation therapy in young children with autism. Poster presented at the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Solomon, M., DelMastro, O., Kleinow, J., Korytkowska, M. (2012, November). Speech patterns after video models. Poster presented at the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Newcomb, R., Pace, E., Heenan, M., & Kleinow, J. (2011, November). Interactions between error-monitoring & speech motor control in AWS. Poster presented at the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Kleinow, J. (2011, July). Minding your Ps and Qs: Error-monitoring and speech motor control. Paper presented at the National Stuttering Association Applied Research Symposium: Mapping a Plan for the Future. Ft. Worth, TX.

Dormer, P., Valerio, A., Lyall, J., & Kleinow, J. (2010, November). Error-monitoring and speech motor control.  Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA), Philadelphia, PA.

Maas, E., Smith, A., Hancock, A.  & Kleinow, J. (2010, November). Error-monitoring and speech motor control.  Short course presented at the meeting of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA), Philadelphia, PA.

Honors, Awards

June, 2012      

International Lasallian University Leadership Program, Rome, Italy

June, 2009      

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE)

April, 2000     

Purdue University Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Teaching