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Dr. Debbie Elledge 

Debbie Elledge

HSS 121

Assistant Professor


Dr.Elledge joined the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders as an assistant professor in August, 2013.  She received her baccalaureate degree in English from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC and her master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed her clinical fellowship year in a skilled nursing facility before changing her clinical focus to children and adolescents.  Dr. Elledge worked in a multidisciplinary developmental evaluation facility with the birth-5 population before moving to the public schools, where she worked with preschool through high schools students in the public school systems of Florida, North Carolina, and Kentucky.  She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Cincinnati in 2013. Her research interests include adolescent literacy, language-based learning disabilities, and collaborative intervention. She has presented her research at both the state and national level.  She has taught a variety of courses including Phonetics, Clinical Processes, Later Childhood Language Disorders, and Literacy and the SLP, and supervised graduate students during clinical placements.