Susan S. Caspari

Instructor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office
222 Cornell Ave

Biography

Sue Caspari is an instructor and clinical supervisor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Prior to joining the Temple CSD faculty, Caspari worked as a speech-language pathologist with children and adults in a variety of settings including early intervention, private practice and inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, including the Mayo Clinic. Over the years, she has come to specialize her practice in the assessment and treatment of children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS). Her specific research interests and publications focus on the early identification and treatment of motor speech disorders, including CAS.

Caspari is an advisory board member of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America, an associate member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, and a member of ASHA’s Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Special Interest Division. She is also the owner of Caspari and Colleagues, LLC, a group of SLPs dedicated to providing consultation, evaluation and therapy services for children with CAS and other severe speech sound disorders; and the director of an intensive 5-week summer program for children with CAS.

Education

  • MA, Speech Language Pathology, Temple University
  • BA, Mass Communications, University of South Florida

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

CSCD 4496

Diagnosis and Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology

Undergraduate

CSCD 5522

Foundations and Management in Phonological Disorders

Graduate

CSCD 8187

Basic Practicum in Diagnostic Processes

Graduate

CSCD 8287

Basic Practicum in Therapy Processes

Graduate

CSCD 9387

Advanced Field Practicum in Speech Language Pathology - Child

Graduate

CSCD 9388

Capstone Field Practicum in Speech Language Pathology - Pediatric

Graduate

CSCD 9487

Advanced Field Practicum in Speech Language Pathology - Adult

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Overby, M.S., Caspari, S.S., & Schreiber, J. (2019). Volubility, Consonant Emergence, and Syllabic Structure in Infants and Toddlers Later Diagnosed With Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Speech Sound Disorder, and Typical Development: A Retrospective Video Analysis. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 62(6), pp. 1657-1675. United States. doi: 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-S-18-0046

  • Overby, M. & Caspari, S.S. (2015). Volubility, consonant, and syllable characteristics in infants and toddlers later diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech: A pilot study. J Commun Disord, 55, pp. 44-62. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2015.04.001

  • Caspari, S.S., Strand, E.A., Kotagal, S., & Bergqvist, C. (2008). Obstructive sleep apnea, seizures, and childhood apraxia of speech. Pediatr Neurol, 38(6), pp. 422-425. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2008.03.002