Dr. Lissa Power deFur, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Lissa Power deFur, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Interim Dean, College of Education and Human Services
SHLS Director
Professor
Hull 137
(434) 395-2369
powerdefurea@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Power-deFur has worked as a speech-language pathologist in early intervention, school, and rehabilitation settings. Her clinical expertise is in the areas of communication for persons with hearing loss, speech sound disorders, and language disorders in children.


Dr. Kendall L. Lee, Ed.D.
Dr. Kendall L. Lee, Ed.D.

Assistant Director, SHLS
System Manager, Infant Toddler Connection of the Heartland
SHLS 111
(434) 395-4978
LeekL@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Lee is responsible for the oversight of the Infant and Toddler Connection of the Heartland; the area’s early intervention program serving clients birth to three with developmental delays and disabilities. His expertise includes ensuring that all providers, internal and/or external, are following all federal and state requirements and providing early intervention services.


Stephanie Bailey, M.A., CCC-SLP
Stephanie Bailey, M.A., CCC-SLP

Clinical Educator
SHLS 110
(434) 395-2788
baileysw2@longwood.edu

 

Mrs. Bailey is a speech-language pathologist and has worked across the field including acute care, long-term care, outpatient rehabilitation, and school-based services. Her specific clinical expertise includes working with preschool and school-age children with speech-sound disorders, language disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Laura Baldwin
Laura Baldwin

Laura Baldwin
Office Manager
SHLS 121
(434) 395-4982
baldwinld@longwood.edu 

 

Dr. Ann Cralidis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Ann Cralidis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
SHLS 105
(434) 395-4951
cralidisal@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Cralidis has worked in many different medical settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and in the ICU. She has also worked in skilled rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and in private practice. Her clinical expertise includes adult neurogenic communication disorders, specifically traumatic injury, stroke and swallowing disorders.


Dr. Christine Eubanks, Ph.D., CCC-A
Dr. Christine Eubanks, Ph.D., CCC-A

Clinical Audiologist
SHLS 117
(434) 395-2341
eubankscg@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Eubanks provides hearing test and hearing aid services and teaches the undergraduate Audiology course. She is also the Audiology Faculty Member for the Virginia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. As the mother of a college student she also has a keen interest in classroom acoustics and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.


Caitlin Frank, M.S., CCC-SLP
Caitlin Frank, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Educator and Instructor
SHLS 110
(434) 395-4972
frankcf@longwood.edu

 

Mrs. Frank is a speech therapist who has worked mostly in the school setting. Her clinical expertise includes working with children with a variety of speech-language impairments in local public schools.


Kavonda Jordan-Dean, M.Ed.
Kavonda Jordan-Dean, M.Ed.

Service Coordinator and Early Intervention Assistant, Infant-Toddler Connection of the Heartland
SHLS 111
(434) 395-4973
jordanks2@longwood.edu 

 

Mrs. Jordan-Dean provides developmental services and is responsible for identifying and serving ITC clients with developmental delays in key areas of learning. Her expertise includes the planning, organizing, and overseeing the implementation of early intervention services needed by families.


Dr. Alison R. King, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Dr. Alison R. King, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

Associate Professor & Graduate Director (CSD)
Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders
SHLS 103
(434) 395-4847
kingar2@longwood.edu 

 

Dr. King has been a speech-language pathologist in Virginia for 20 years, working in public schools, early intervention and has been part of the VCU Cochlear Implant Team. Her clinical expertise includes working with young children and their families using a coaching model.


Anna Labosier, M.S. CCC-SLP
Anna Labosier, M.S. CCC-SLP

Clinical Educator
Director, Project Jumpstart
(434) 395-2713
labosieral@longwood.edu

 

Mrs. Labosier has worked as a speech-language pathologist in Public Schools, Pediatric Home Health Care, and in Early Intervention. Her specific clinical expertise is working with the birth-five population (infants, toddlers, and preschool), providing services in the natural environment, and providing services using the family Coaching Model.


Julie Meyer, M.S., CCC-SLP
Julie Meyer, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Educator, CSDS Department
SHLS 103
(434) 395-4852
meyerjc2@longwood.edu

 

Mrs. Meyer has been a speech-language pathologist in Virginia for 14 years, working in private schools, public preschool and elementary schools, Early Childhood Special Education programs, and private practice. Her specific clinical expertise includes working with school-age children, and children who are deaf and hard of hearing (infants, toddlers, preschool), and their families through parent coaching and listening and spoken language therapy.


Patsy Pelland
Patsy Pelland

Coordinator and Local Lead, Heartland Virginia Quality
(434) 395-2974
pellandpg@longwood.edu

 

Mrs. Pelland has worked for 30 years in the Virginia Cooperative Extension as an Extension Agent in Family and Consumer Sciences. She works with childcare and preschool programs in providing high-quality early care and education through professional development opportunities.


Brandi Ripley
Brandi Ripley

Admin Assistant
SHLS 121
(434) 395-2972
ripleyba@longwood.edu 

 

Dr. Shannon Salley, SLP.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Shannon Salley, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
SHLS 109
(434) 395-2966
salleysw@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Salley has worked as a speech-language pathologist both in schools and healthcare but has more extensive clinical practice in medical settings. Her specific clinical expertise is in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, dysphagia, and child speech/language disorders.


Gala Shelburne, M.S.
Gala Shelburne, M.S.

Senior Service Coordinator for the Infant Toddler Connection of the Heartland
SHLS 111
(434) 395-4974
shelburnega@longwood.edu

 

Ms. Shelburne is responsible for planning, organizing, and overseeing the implementation of early intervention services needed by families. In addition, Ms. Shelburne maintains the required paperwork for early intervention clients and monitors and evaluates the services provided and adjusts them according to families’ needs.


Dr. Erin Stehle Wallace, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor, CSDS Department
SHLS 107
(434) 395-2771
wallacees@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Wallace worked in a variety of settings as a speech-language pathologist before obtaining her doctorate in Special Education. She worked mainly with pediatrics with language impairment, articulation disorders, autism, hearing impairment, and developmental delay. Erin's clinical expertise and research interests include early childhood and early elementary school children with language delay and problem behaviors. 


Dr. Ronda Walker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Ronda Walker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

SHLS 105
(434) 395-2722
walkerrl@longwood.edu

 

Dr. Walker has been a speech-language pathologist for over 10 years. She was worked in early intervention, public school, and outpatient settings. Her clinical expertise includes working with school-aged and adolescent language and literacy disorders.