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Lesley Mayne, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Lesley Mayne
  • Associate Professor
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • College of Education and Human Sciences

Dr. Lesley Mayne joined the Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2020 after five years of serving on the faculty at California Baptist University. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communication at the University of Southern California, her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Fullerton, and her Ph.D. in Special Education at Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Mayne spent nearly 20 years in public schools and private practice working with children and adults before transitioning to a faculty role where her research interests include augmentative and assistive communication and pedagogy. She co-authored a book with Dr. Sharon Rogers published in 2020 titled, Augmentative and Assistive Communication with Children: A Protocol and Intervention Plan to Support Children with Complex Communication Profiles. Her current augmentative and assistive communication research interests focus on bridging communication between AAC users and communication partners as well as young adults with complex communication profiles in work and community settings. Her pedagogical research interests include developing courses that maximize student engagement and learning through research to practice.

Teaching Interests

Augmentative and assistive communication

Speech sound disorders

Autism spectrum disorders

Research and Creative Activities
  • Augmentative and assistive communication
  • Speech sound disorders
  • Pedagogy
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning – Undergraduate Student Research
  • D., Claremont Graduate University (Special Education)
  • A., California State University, Fullerton (Communication Disorders)
  • S., University of Southern California (Communication)
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
  • State of Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association
Professional Memberships

American Speech-Language Hearing Association