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Associate Professor


  • BS – Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1995 – Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • MS – Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1997 – Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • MEd -- Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2000 – Reading Education
  • PhD – University of Pittsburgh, 2008 – Communication Science and Disorders

Teaching Areas

EDUC 242: Pre-Student Teaching I
SPLP 275: Language Science
SPLP 406: Articulation and Language Disorders
SPLP 630: Language Disorders of Children
SPLP 671: Advanced Clinical Practicum

Professional Interests

Child language development and disorders
Syntactic development
Bilingual language development
Sentence and discourse-level comprehension

Professional Certifications

Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Pennsylvania State Licensure in Speech Pathology
Pennsylvania Teaching Certificates in Speech/Hearing and Reading Education

Selected Publications and Presentations:

  • Brady, J.L. (2009). Inter-sentential Influences on Predicted Verb Subcategorization. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller: Saarbrücken Germany
  • Brady, J.L. (2009). Syntactic priming: A mechanism for learning. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association: New Orleans, LA.
  • Brady, J.L. (2008). Examining Inter-sentential influences on predicted verb subcategorization. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American-Speech Language Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Brady, J.L. (2005). A new method for elicited complex sentence structures.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the South Western Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association.
  • Brady, J.L. (2004). Eliciting complex sentence structures: Evidence from a New Technique. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Conference on Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Lessons for Success, Miami, FL.  
  • Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services Department
  • Davis Hall, Room 203
    570 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1087
  • Phone: 724-357-2450
  • Fax: 724-357-7716
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.