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Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma
lsealey@uco.edu (405) 974-5296 Donna Nigh Dept. of Advanced Professional & Special Services LIB 162 , Box 80

About

Linda Sealey, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is the Program Director/Program Coordinator of the graduate and undergraduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and an associate professor in the Donna Nigh Department of Advanced Professional and Special Services at the University of Central Oklahoma.  Dr. Sealey is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with over twenty years of clinical experience in providing speech-language therapy in outpatient rehabilitation, public school, hospital, skilled nursing facilities, and home health settings.  Previous academic appointment includes serving as an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University.  Linda joined UCO Fall 2012 and was designated the ASHA CAA Program Director and UCO Program Coordinator in Summer 2014. 

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 

M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, University of Central Oklahoma

B.S. Journalism, Oklahoma State University

Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

License to practice Speech-Language Pathology, Oklahoma Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Classes Taught

SLP 4143 Acoustic Phonetics

SLP 4673 Speech Sound Disorders

SLP 4713 Clinical Methods

SLP 5262 Advanced Language Disorders

SLP 5112 Speech & Hearing Science

SLP 5950 Internship: Evaluating Clinical Effectiveness

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Select Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Sealey-Holtz, L., Martindale, E., October 5, 2019, 2020 Standards: Education for Supervision of the CF and Student Clinician. Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference (State), Metro Tech Springlake, OKC, OK

Garcia, D., Sealey, L., Nutter, S., Shoaf, K., April 11, 2019, A Study on Voice Disorder Knowledge in High Risk Majors, NCUR (National), Kennesaw, GA

Benson, S., Sealey, L., Eichorn, N., Dodd, B., November 17, 2018, Grammar Knowledge and Instructional Methodologies in a Speech-Language Pathology Curriculum, American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention (National), Boston, MA

Sealey-Holtz, L., Martindale, E., October 13, 2018, Crucial Conversations in Supervision, Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference (State), Reed Conference Center, Midwest City, OK

Benson, S., Hamon, M., Jones, M., Sealey, L., Dodd, B., November 11, 2017, Grammar Knowledge & Instructional Methodologies in a Speech-Language Pathology Curriculum, American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention (National), Los Angeles, CA

Benson, S., Sealey, L., Dodd, B., Jones, M., Humphries, M., November 19, 2016, Grammar Knowledge and Instructional Methodologies in Speech Language Pathology, American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention (National), Philadelphia PA

McGloster, D., Loftiss, M., Olson, J., and Sealey-Holtz, L., (2016).  Comparison of Combined physical and voice therapy for Parkinson’s disease.  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention (National), Philadelphia, PA.

Sealey-Holtz, L., September 2016, New Approaches in Treatment and Target Selection in Speech Sound Disorders., Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference (State), Midwest City, OK

Sealey-Holtz, L., Benson, S., Martindale, E., Mercer, N., September 16, 2017, When Good Enough Isn't Enough: Supervising to Make the Difference, Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference (State) OKC, OK   

McGloster, D., Loftiss, M., Olson, J., and Sealey-Holtz, L., (2016).  Comparison of Combined physical and voice therapy for Parkinson’s disease.  Poster presented at Oklahoma Research Day, March 11, 2016, Northeastern State University Event Center, Broken Arrow, OK.

Humphries, M., Dickinson, M., Benson, S., Sealey-Holtz, L., and Dodd, B. (2016). Grammar Knowledge and Response to Formative Feedback in the SLP Curriculum. National Conference on Undergraduate Research. (National). Ashville, NC.

Sealey, L., McClelland, A., & Olson, J. (2015, November) Comparison of Combined and Sequential Physical & Vocal Training in Parkinson’s Disease. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Humphries, M. W. & Stovall, L. J., (2015).  Sealey, L. & Dodd, B. non-presenting authors.  Grammar knowledge and instructional methodologies in Oklahoma SLP curriculum. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, (National), Eastern Washington University, April 16-18, 2015.

Sealey, L., & Daman, R. (2014).  Teaming for effective interventions for children with ASD.  Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2014 Annual Conference (State), Tulsa, OK, October 4, 2014.

McClelland, A., White, L., Sealey, L., Ahren, C., Covey, K., & Olson, J. (2014).  Combined physical and voice training in Parkinson's disease.  Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2014 Annual Conference (State), Tulsa, OK, October 4, 2014.

Stovall, L. J., Humphries, M. W., & Sealey-Holtz, L. R. (2014).  Grammar knowledge and instructional methodologies in Oklahoma SLP curriculum.  Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2014 Annual Conference (State), Tulsa, OK, October 4, 2014.

Sealey, L., Mays, L., & Oxford, S. (2013).  Grammar knowledge and instructional methodologies in Oklahoma SLP curriculum.  2013 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention (National), Chicago, IL, November 14, 2013.

Sealey-Holtz, L. & Collins, J. (2012). Understanding the Linguistic Demands of C3 Standards for Text Interaction in Literacy/Language Arts in K-5, Reading Specialists and Speech- Language Pathologists as Resources. OACTE/OATE/OCTP Fall Conference (State), Broken Arrow, OK, November 2012. 

Sealey, L. (2009). Effects on Finite Verb Production in Children with Typical Development. Session presentation. ASHA Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Sealey, L. (2007). Assessing Grammatical Morpheme Production in Children with SLI: Current Understanding and Intervention.  Oklahoma Speech, Hearing, and Language Association Annual Conference, OKC, OK.

Sealey, L. & Gilmore, S. (2003). Language Sampling: Effects of Task on Syntax Production of Preschoolers.  Student Technical/Platform presentation.  ASHA Convention, Chicago, IL.

Sealey, L. & Giddens, C. (2001).  Velopharyngeal Characteristics of Children with Developmental Apraxia of Speech.  Poster presentation. ASHA Convention, New Orleans, LA.

 

 

Invited Presentations

 

Sealey, L., Daman, R., & Singer, J. (April, 2014). Teaming for Effective Interventions for Children with Autism.  Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association Annual Meeting (State). OU Schusterman Center, Tulsa, OK, April 11, 2014.  Invited presentation. 

Sealey, L.   “Language and the Brain”. Harding Charter Preparatory High School, Dr. Kindinger’s psychology class.  March 16, 2014.

Sealey-Holtz, L. (2013). "The Nature and Treatment Apraxia of Speech".  In-Service presentation for Putnam City Public Schools Speech-Language Pathologists Meeting.  

 Sealey, L. “Developmental Perspective on Cognitive Understanding and Categorization of Speech Sounds”. Neuro Night for the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience, OKC, OK, October 2012.

Sealey, L.  & Giddens, C. (March 2009).  Aerodynamic Indices of Velopharyngeal Function in Developmental Apraxia, Special Topic Symposium: Motor Speech Disorders: Dysarthria and Developmental Apraxia of Speech.  The American Association for the Advancement of Science Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division Annual Meeting.  Tulsa, OK, March 2009.

Sealey, L. (Nov. 2008).  Effects of Language Sampling Task on Language Production in Children with Typical Development, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, CSD Research Forum.

Sealey, L. (2007). Reading and Language.  Teach for Achievement: Data-driven Decision-Making. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Sealey, L. (2007). RTI, DIBELS, and the IEP.  Teach for Achievement: Data-driven Decision-Making.  Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Sealey, L. (2006).  Behavior Management in Children with Autism.  Clinical In-Service, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Sealey, L. (2004).  Language Development in Autism. Invited presentation. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Teaching Conference, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OKC, OK.

Sealey, L. (2003). The Brain and Childhood Learning: Adolescent Language.  Invited presentation. Neuro Night, Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience, OKC, OK.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Sealey, L. & Giddens, C. (2010).  Aerodynamic Indices of Velopharyngeal Function in Developmental Apraxia of Speech, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics.

Sealey, L. & Gilmore, S. (2008). Effects of Sampling Context on the Finite Verb Production of Children with and without Delayed Language Development, Journal of Communication Disorders, 41, 223-258.

Sealey, L. & Olson, J.  (in preparation).  Combined Physical and Voice Training for Parkinson's Disease.

Sealey, L. (in preparation).  Grammar Knowledge of Communication Sciences and Disorders Students in a University Setting.  

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