Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Heidi Verticchio

Clinic Director
Director of Advisement
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • IDS 122.Sec 010 First Year Learning In Communities Seminar
  • CSD 299.Sec 014 Independent Honor Study
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Cultural Diversity in Communication Disorders
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Stress Management of College Students
  • MS Speech Language Pathology - 1996
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: The Ability for Persons with Aphasia to Learn Iconic Encoding
  • BS Audiology - 1994
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Beck, A., Verticchio, H., Seeman, S., Milliken, E., & Schaab, H. (2017). A mindfulness practice for CSD undergraduate and SLP graduate students: Effects on stress, self-compassion and perfectionism. American Journal Speech-Language Pathology, 26, 893-907. doi: 10.1044/2017_AJSLP-16-0172
  • Beck, A.R., Seeman, S., & Verticchio, H., & Rice, J. (2015). Yoga as a technique to reduce stress experienced by CSD graduate students. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders,42,1-15.
  • Beck, A. R., & Verticchio, H. (2014). Counseling and mindfulness practice with graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders,42, 133-148.
  • Beck, A. R., & Verticchio, H. (2014). Facilitating speech-language pathology graduate students’ ability to manage stress: A pilot study. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders,41, 24-39.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Excellence Award for Outstanding Administrative Professional Staff Member
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011