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CINDY G ARROYO

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

HY WEINBERG CENTER
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Diplomas/Degrees

Doctor of Arts, Adelphi University (2005)
M.S., Adelphi University (1979)
B.A., Adelphi University (1978)

Recent Courses

Communications Systems For Individuals With Severe Disability
Doctoral Thesis Seminar
Oral Motor Function Of The Developmentally Delayed Child
The Speech,Language And Hearing Professions

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Alternative & Augmentative Communication
Feeding and Motor Speech Disorders in Young Children

Research Interests

Childhood apraxia of speech
Augmentative communication
Pediatric feeding disorders/intervention

Grants/Sponsored Research

Group Intervention for Pediatric Feeding Disorders, Faculty Development Grant, Adelphi University, $1,200, 2012 - 2013.

Federal Grant for Communication Sciences & Disorders Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab,
$264,000, 2009 - 2010.

Effect of alternative-augmentative communication by caregivers in Alzheimer disease (with Prof. R. Goldfarb), Faculty Development Grant, Adelphi University, $3,500, 1/1/08 - 3/30/09

Book Chapters

Arroyo, Cindy Geise (2014). AAC strategies for children with cerebral palsy. In Redstone, Fran (Eds.). Effective SLP interventions for children with cerebral palsy: NDT/traditional/eclectic. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Arroyo, Cindy Geise (2012). The Impact of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Technology. In Goldfarb, R.G. (Eds.). Translational Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: Essays in honor of Dr. Sadahand Singh. (pp. 307 - 311). CA: Plural Publishing.


Refereed Articles

Arroyo, C.G., Goldfarb, R. & Sands, E. (2012), Caregiver Training in an AAC Intervention for Severe Aphasia. Journal of Speech and Language Pathology - Applied Behavior Analysis, 5, 59 - 64.

Arroyo, Cindy Geise (2010), Feeding and Speech Development in a Childhood Case of Cystic Hygroma. Early Childhood Services, 4 (4), 229 - 243.

Arroyo, C.G., Goldfarb, R., Cahill, D. & Schoepflin, J. (2010), AAC Interventions : Case study of In-utero Stroke. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology : Applied Behavior Analysis, 5(1), 32 - 47.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Arroyo, C.G. (2013, November). Effective Integration of iPad Technology into Preschool classrooms and Speech-Language Interventions. Developmental Disabilities Institute, Huntington, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2013, November). Intervention Strategies for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing: A Problem-Solving Approach. Hudson Valley Speech and Hearing Association, Newburgh, NY.

Arroyo, C.G.& Davis, L.F. (2013, October). Oral Motor Intervention: Feeding and Beyond. Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2013, July). Strategies for developing feeding & oral-motor skills. 5p- Society National Conference, Melville, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2013, July). AAC Strategies for Language Development. 5p- Society National Conference, Melville, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2013, June). AAC Assessment and Intervention Strategies. Levittown Public Schools, Levittown, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2012, September). Intervention Strategies for Pediatric Feeding and Oral-Motor Concerns. Long Island Speech and Myofunctional Therapy Centers, Stonybrook, NY.

Arroyo, C.G., Litwack, J.A. (2012, March). New Directions in Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2010, May). Intervention Strategies for Pediatric Feeding and Oral-Motor Concerns. United Federation of Teachers, Speech Chapter, New York, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2009, August). Advanced Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: Challenging Case Studies. The Hagedorn Little Village School Seaford, NY.

Arroyo, C.G. (2007, November). "Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding : Problem Solving and Intervention Strategies". The Hagedorn Little Village School Seaford, NY.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Arroyo, C.G. (2012). AAC Strategies for a young child with Cri du chat syndrome: A case report. In International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Pittsburgh, PA.

Arroyo, C.G. (2012). Family-centered interventions for young children with feeding and swallowing disorders. In YAI (Young Adult Institute) International Conference. New York City.

Arroyo, C.G. (2011). Symbol Comprehension and AAC in a Young Child with Cri du chat syndrome. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Conference. San Diego, CA.

Arroyo, C.G., Goldfarb, R. & Sands, E. (2010). Caregiver AAC Training in Aphasia : A Case Study. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention. Philadelphia.

Arroyo, C.G. (2009). Feeding/Speech Development in a Childhood case of Cystic Hygroma. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Conference. New Orleans.

Arroyo, C.G. (2008). Early Intervention & AAC : Case Study of a child with aphonia. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Conference. Chicago.

Arroyo, C.G. (2007). Co-occurrence patterns in childhood apraxia of speech. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Conference. Boston.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Accardo, P., Battle, D., Borie, D., Doherty, J., Gravel, J., Hopkins, K., Larson, C., Platkin, S., Schwartz, R. and Wiley, M. (1999). Clinical Practice Guidelines for Children ages Birth-3years with Communication Disorders.

Honors and Accomplishments

Mimi Katzen Award for Clinical Excellence. Long Island Speech & Hearing Association, October 2012.

Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award for Service, Adelphi University, 2012.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education (ACE) November 2011, 2009, 2007

AAC Institute Award, ASHA Division 12 for presentation at ASHA (November 2005)

Community and Corporate Leadership

Volunteer - Adelphi University Breast Cancer Hotline 2007 - present