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Barbara Glazewski, Ed.D.

Dr. Glazewski, who serves as Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Speech Pathology, earned her Master's degree is Speech-Language Pathology from Douglass College and her Doctorate in Developmental Psychology from Rutgers University. During her early career, Dr. Glazewski served as a Staff Speech Pathologist at the Middlesex Rehabilitation Hospital, which later became the JFK Hospital Robert Wood Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Glazewski then returned to Douglass College as the Director and Clinical Supervisor of the Gatehouse Nursery: Rutgers University Preschool Program for Children with Language Delay. While there, she also taught courses in Language Development, language disorders in children, assessment procedures and clinical methods. During that time, she also held an appointment as a Speech-Language Pathologist for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Follow-Up Clinic at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick.

In 1988, Dr. Glazewski became the Research Speech-Language Pathologist in the Language Laboratory of Dr. Paula Tallal at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience of Rutgers University in Newark. While there, Dr. Glazewski participated in the development and clinical trials for Fast ForWord. In 1992, Dr. Glazewski joined the faculty at Kean University, where she currently teaches courses in Language Acquisition, Language Disorders in Children, Assessment Procedures, Advanced Research Seminar, Diagnostic Practicum as well as clinic supervision. In addition, Dr. Glazewski maintains a close affiliation with the Kean University Campus School for Children with Communication Disorders, serving as Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Service Delivery. Her research interests include symbolic/pretend play and early representational systems in toddlers and preschoolers. She has also been an active participant in the development of expanded speech and language service delivery models for school-aged children with communication disorders. In particular, Dr. Glazewski has developed and introduced a model for in-class, collaboratively planned speech-language services into the Elizabeth Public Schools. As part of that project, Dr. Glazewski not only provides speech therapy within the classroom curriculum, but also trains Kean graduate students to implement this exciting and efficient model of service delivery. Dr. Glazewski is a Past President of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association, currently serving as Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee as well as the Higher Education Committee. She is active in the School Affairs Committee, monitoring all school-related regulatory and legislative activity as it relates to school-aged children with communication difficulties. She has served as a consultant to the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs for many years. In 1997, she co-authored the Technical Assistance Document for implementing the speech-language portion of IDEA in New Jersey. In 1996, Dr. Glazewski was the President of ASHA's Council of State Association Presidents. She currently serves as an ASHA Legislative Councilor representing New Jersey, and was recently elected to the Executive Board of SPAN, New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network.

The Graduate Program can be found on the Kean University East Campus. Dr. Glazewski's office is in Room 106C in the School of Communiction Disorders and Deafness.

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