Stephen A. Cavallo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Dr. Stephen A. Cavallo is the Executive Director of Long Island Voice Care. Dr. Cavallo is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Dr. Cavallo earned his Ph.D. in Speech Science from the College of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University in 1982. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to his appointment to Lehman College, he taught at Teachers College - Columbia University, the State University College of New York at Geneseo, Rutgers University, and Adelphi University.
Dr. Cavallo teaches both undergraduate and graduate students in Speech-Language Pathology in the basic communication processes. He has taught graduate courses in Voice Disorders, Speech Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Acoustic and Physiologic Phonetics, and Research Methods for more than 29 years. In addition, he supervises graduate students' clinical practica at the Lehman College Speech and Hearing Center. Dr. Cavallo's research interests are in the areas of ventilatory and phonatory control, vocal tract aerostatics and aerodynamics, and normal and disordered voice production.
Recent Professional Presentations
· Voice Disorders: Clinical Problem Solving and Discussion (with N. Schaeffer and J. Haskell) Miniseminar presented at the annual meeting of the New York Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA),. Saratoga Springs, NY April, 2006.
· Managing Voice Disorders in the School Setting: Defining the SLP's Role (with D. Tine). Miniseminar presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), Melville, NY, April, 2005 (invited presentation)
· Interpreting Maximum Performance Measures When Evaluating Voice (with B. Soman). Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), Melville, NY, April, 2005.
· Clinical Evaluation of Ventilatory Behavior in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Dysphonia, Presentation at the Manhattan VA Medical Center (NYHHS) Grand Rounds, May, 2003.
· Voice Problems in Children: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors. Presentation at the School for Language and Communication Development's Parent Education Program, Glen Cove, NY, May, 2003.
· Clinical Measures of Speech and Voice in Young Adult Females (with Soman, B. Albertelli, G., Blitman, S.E., and Voyes, M.), Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA., November, 2002.
· The Production of Speech Sounds (2011). Invited chapter in Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom (Levey and Polirstok, Eds.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications.
· Speech Breathing Behavior in Normal and Moderately-to-Severely Dysphonic Subjects During Connected Speech (2002). (with N. Schaeffer, M. Wall, and C. Diakow). Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10:1.
· Intervention Planning for Adults with Voice Disorders (1999). Invited chapter inIntervention Planning for Adults with Communication Problems (Klein, H. and Moses, N., Eds.), Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
· Chest Wall Preparation for Phonation in Congenitally Profoundly Hearing-Impaired Persons (1991). (with D.E. Metz, R.L. Whitehead and R.J. Baken). Volta Review, 93:7, 287 - 300.
· A Response to Hixon: Letter to the Editor (1988). (with R.J. Baken). Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 31, 726-729.
· Respiratory Function (1988). Invited chapter in Decision-Making in Speech-Language Pathology (Yoder and Kent, Eds.). Toronto: B.C. Decker.
· Prephonatory Laryngeal and Chest Wall Dynamics (1985). (with R.J. Baken).Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28, 79 - 87.
· Frequency Perturbation Characteristics of Pulse Register Phonation (1984). (with R.J. Baken and S. Shaiman) Journal of Communication Disorders, 17, 231-243.
· Prephonatory Chest Wall Posturing in Stutterers (1983). (with R.J. Baken and D. McManus) Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 26, 444-450.
· The Laryngeal Component of Prephonatory Chest Wall Posturing (1983). (with R.J. Baken) In Transcripts of the Eleventh Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice, Part I: Scientific Sessions (V. Lawrence, Ed.) The Voice Foundation, New York, 37-45.
· Prephonatory Chest Wall Posturing (1981). (with R.J. Baken) Folia Phoniatrica, 33, 193-203.
· Chest Wall Preparation for Phonation in Untrained Speakers (1980). (with R.J. Baken). In Transcripts of the Eighth Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice Part II: Respiratory and Phonatory Control Mechanisms. (V. Lawrence, Ed.) The Voice Foundation, New York, 19-24.
· Chest Wall Movements Prior to Phonation. (1979) (with R.J. Baken and K.Weissman)Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 22, 862-892.
· Secret Speech Aid (2004). ScienCentral News, www.sciencentral.com, November, 2004.
· American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Member, ASHA Special Interest Division (SID) 3 : Voice and Voice Disorders
· New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA)
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