Jennifer Smart

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Audiology

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Education

Ph.D.: James Madison University, 2006
B.A.: The University of Tennessee, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Auditory Processing Abilities of Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome
Efficacy of personal FM systems for children with auditory processing disorder (APD)
Test-retest reliability of APD assessments
Reported benefits and use of personal FM systems for children with APD
Communication options for people with Neurofibromatosis Type 2

Certification & Licensure

  • ASHA CCC-A
  • Maryland State Licensure in Audiology

Publications

  • Smart, J. L., Purdy, S.C., & Leman, K.R. (2012). Evaluation of (Central) Auditory Processingand Phonological/Phonemic Awareness in 6-Year-Old Children: A Pilot Study to Determine Test Efficiency and Inter-subject Reliability. Journal of Educational Audiology, 18, 6-15.
  • Korczak, P., Smart, J., Delgado, R., Strobel, T. M., & Bradford, C. (2012). Auditory Steady-State Responses. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 23, 146-170.
  • Fairgray, L., Purdy, S.C., & Smart, J.L. (2010). Effects of auditory-verbal therapy for school-aged children with hearing loss: An exploratory study. The Volta Review, 100 (3), 407-434.
  • Smart, J.L., Purdy, S.C., & Kelly, A.S. (2010) Personal FM systems and children with auditory processing disorder - successfully fitting this heterogeneous population. In In C. DeConde-Johnson, D.E. Lewis, H.E. Mulder, & L.M. Thibodeau (Eds.), Proceedings of ACCESS 2 Phonak’s 1st Virtual FM conference (pp. 38-44). Phonak Communications AG.
  • Purdy S.C., Smart, J. L., Baily, M., & Sharma, M. (2009), Do children with reading delay benefit from the use of personal FM systems in the classroom? International Journal of Audiology, 48(12), 843-852.
  • Kreisman, B., Smart, J. L., & John, A. (2014). Diagnostic Audiology. In J. Katz, L. Medwetsky, R. Burkhard, & L. Hood (eds.). Handbook of Clinical Audiology (7th ed.). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

Presentations

  • Smart, J. L. (2015, March). The Auditory Processing Disorder Assessment: For Detectives Only! Podium presentation at Audiology Now! The American Academy of Audiology Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • McDermott, E., Smart, J. L., Emanuel, D. C., & Kelly, A. (2014, March). Assessing Auditory Processing Abilities in Typically Developing School-Aged Children. Audiology Now! The American Academy of Audiology Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Smart, J. L. (2013). Communication Options in NF2. NF Forum, Nashville,Tennessee.
  • Kreisman, B., Ball, R., & Smart, J. (2013). Development and Evaluation of a Spanish-Language Bisyllabic Rhyme Test for Word Recognition Testing. Audiology Now! The American Academy of Audiology, Anaheim, California.
  • Smart, J. L., Niedermeyer, B., Robinson, C.G. & Kreisman, B.K. (2013). Do hearing aids improve quality of life for underprivileged adults? The 40th annual AAS Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Smart, J.L., Godlewicz, A., Nagle, S., & Long, D. (2013). Auditory Processing Abilities in Adults with High Functioning Autism. The 40th annual AAS Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Smart, J. L. (2012). Adapting to Hearing Loss: Strategies for Communication. NF Forum, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Smart, J.L. (2012). Communication Options for Patients with NF2. NF and Schwannomatosis Patient and Family Education Day. The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, April 14, 2012.
  • Dau, L., Smart, J. L., Emanuel, D., & Kelly, A. S. (2012). Effects of Maturation on a Behavioral Test Battery of Auditory Processing. Audiology Now! The American Academy of Audiology, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Smart, J. L., Purdy, S.C., & Kelly, A.S. (2009). Evaluation of Speech Processing in Noise and FM Benefit in Children with Auditory Processing Disorder Using Cortical Evoked Potentials and Behavioral Measures. XXI Biennial Symposium of the International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.