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Jill Senner

Dr. Jill E Senner completed her undergraduate and doctoral work in Communication Sciences at Northwestern University. She has an MS in Audiology and Speech Science from Purdue University where she participated in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Personnel Preparation Program.  Her work with the pediatric neurogenic population has resulted in interests in the areas of dysphagia and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).  She has over 20 years of clinical, teaching and research experience in the areas of AAC and dysphagia.

In addition to teaching numerous courses in swallowing disorders and AAC, she also taught several other courses including Motor Speech Disorders, Vocal Physiology and Pathology/Seminar in Voice Disorders, Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Language, Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan, and Normal Language Development.  She has published research and textbook chapters in the areas of communication partner instruction in AAC, pragmatic skills in AAC, sibling need and involvement, and drooling and swallowing in children with cerebral palsy.  She is the owner of Technology & Language Center, Inc., a pediatric multidisciplinary clinic serving children with complex communication needs.  ​