College of Health Professions


Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies

Faculty and Staff

Sharon Glennen, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Professor

Office:   Institute for Well-Being Room 423
Phone:   410-704- 3097
Fax:   410-704-2474
E-mail:   sglennen@towson.edu

Sharon Glennen, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Education and Certification

  • Ph.D. Communication Disorders, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Pa. Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. Speech Language Pathology, Purdue University
  • B.S. Audiology and Speech Sciences, Purdue University
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology
  • Licensed by the Maryland Board of Examiners

Teaching Interests

  • Language Disorders in Children
  • Technical Writing in Communication Disorders
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Professional Interests and Research

  • Language Development and Disorders in Internationally Adopted Children
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Recent Publications

  • Scott, K., Roberts, J., & Glennen, S. (2011). How well do children who are internationally adopted acquire language? A meta-analysis. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 54, 1-17 doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2010/10-0075)

  • Glennen, S. (2009). Speech and language guidelines for children adopted from abroad at older ages. Topics in Language Disorders, 29(1), 50-64.
  • Glennen, S. (Dec. 16, 2008). Speech and language "mythbusters" for internationally adopted children. The ASHA Leader, 10-13.
  • Glennen, S. (2007). International adoption speech and language mythbusters. Perspectives on Communication Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 14(3), 3-8.
  • Glennen, S. (2007). Speech and language in children adopted internationally at older ages. Perspectives on Communication Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 14(3), 17-20.
  • Glennen, S. (2007). Predicting language outcomes for internationally adopted children. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 50, 529-548.
  • Glennen, S. (2005). New arrivals: Speech and language assessment for internationally adopted infants and toddlers within the first months home. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26, 10-21.
  • Glennen, S., & Bright, B. (2005). Five years later: Language in school-age internationally adopted children. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26, 86-101.
  • Glennen, S., Rosinsky-Grunhut, A., & Tracy, R. (2005). Linguistic interference between L1 and L2 in internationally adopted children. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26, 64-75.
  • Glennen, S. (2002). Language development and delay in internationally adopted infants and toddlers: A review. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 11, 333-339 .
  • Glennen, S., & Masters, M. G. (2002). Typical and atypical language development in infants and toddlers adopted from Eastern Europe. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 11, 417-433 .

News/Interesting Tidbits

  • In 2006 Dr. Glennen was named a Fellow of the Maryland Speech Language Hearing Association.
  • Dr. Glennen was invited to present her international adoption research at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Conference in Atlanta Georgia, 2006.



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