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Felicidad Garcia

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Co-Director, Multilingual Research Group
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office

118 Weiss Hall
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Biography

Felicidad García, PhD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor of clinical instruction in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Temple University, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate coursework and supervises graduate clinicians providing treatment at the Temple University Speech Language & Hearing Center. Before coming to Temple University, Dr. García worked as a speech-language pathologist in schools and sub-acute rehabilitation centers, specializing in the assessment and treatment of children and adults from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. Dr. García co-directs the Multilingual Research Group with colleague, Dr. Jodi Reich. Her research interests include dual-language learning,  bidialectalism, using electroencephalographic (EEG) and behavioral techniques. She has a specific interest in determining the differences and similarities between “bilingual” and “bidialectal” language users, as it relates to normal language development and differential diagnosis of disorder in CLD groups.

Dr. García teaches the following courses at Temple University:

CSCD 3301 – Speech & Language Development
CSCD 2197 – Intro. to Communication Deviations & Disorders
CSCD 8824 – Assessment & Treatment in Diverse Populations

Education

  • PhD, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Columbia University
  • MS, Speech-Language Pathology, Columbia University
  • BA, English, Florida International University