Barbara Ann Johnson-Root, PhD, CCC-SLP
Barbara Ann Johnson-Root, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a professor of speech-language pathology at Ithaca College, and has taught and supervised students in higher education for more than 30 years. She presently teaches in the areas of diagnosis and appraisal, language disorders in children, clinical phonology, perspectives on deafness, and facilitating spoken-language learning in deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Dr. Johnson-Root is the author of Language Disorders in Children: An Introductory Clinical Perspective. She has published articles in areas such as facilitating spoken language in deaf speakers and family-centered clinical practice. Dr. Johnson-Root's recent national and international presentations have addressed topics including Kabuki syndrome, using technology to enhance learning in higher-education classrooms, empowering students with math anxiety to learn the math skills needed for professional practice, as well as an innovative approach to introducing new graduate students to diagnostic practicum.