Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences: Faculty

Speech-Language Pathology

William (Bill) Harn
Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences
Ph. D. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP
Phone: 409-880-7655
Email: william.harn@lamar.edu

  • Expertise: Psycholinguistics; Neurogenic Disorders in Children and Adults

  • Teaching: Aphasia; Research Methods; Phonetics; Communication Intervention with Individuals with Severe Disabilities

  • Research: Analysis of conversational competence in clinical populations

  • Recent Publications and manuscripts submitted:

    • Bellon-Harn, M. & Harn, W. (2006). Analysis of social communication in middle school children with Asperger syndrome: Two case studies. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 22, 1-26.

    • Bellon-Harn, M., Hoffman, P., & Harn, W. (2004). Use of cloze and contrast word procedures on in repeated storybook reading: targeting multiple domains. Journal of Communication Disorders, 37, 53-75.

    • Bellon-Harn, M. & Harn, W. (manuscript in submission). Fluency and rate of speech in adults with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Communication Disorders.

    • Bellon-Harn, M. & Harn, W. (manuscript in submission). Targeting prosody in a child with high-functioning autism during an interactive approach to therapy. Child Language Teaching and Therapy.

    • Bellon-Harn, M. & Harn, W. (manuscript in submission). Scaffolding strategies during repeated storybook reading: An extension ?using a voice output communication device. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disorders.

  • Service Interests: Chairperson, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences