Ana Paula G. Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing. She is also the Director of the Language Acquisition Preschool (LAP) and facilitates the LAP team focusing on naturalistic interventions in the classroom setting.
Ana Paula received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. Originally from Brazil, she speaks Portuguese and Spanish fluently and has extensive experience working with English Language Learners (ELLs). Ana Paula has authored numerous articles and intervention materials/guides, particularly for multicultural populations. Her specialized interests include articulation disorders, language and literacy, bilingualism, and stuttering. Ana Paula holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has a wide range of clinical experience in public and private schools, private practice, pediatric home health, and providing teleservices. She joined the clinical faculty in the SPLH Department at KU in 2016.
Ana Paula Mumy along with Brazilian SLP Daniela Zackiewicz just completed translation of the film, "When I Stutter" in Portuguese, and it will be debuted at the "Abra Gagueira" conference this October, which is the Brazilian association for persons who stutter. Ana Paula is an invited speaker at the conference and will be hosting the very first screening of the film in Portuguese!
Congratulations to Mindy Bridges, Assistant Professor, on receiving the School of Health Professions (SHP) Research Grant for her proposal: The Development of Language-Intensive Professional Development Modules for Prekindergarten Teachers.
Abby Enneking, 2nd year MA-SLP student, will be 1 of 2 students from Kansas to receive the Sertoma International Award.
Nancy Brady recently participated in the First Summit Forum of China Higher Education of Speech Language Pathology at East China Normal University in Shanghai China. Dr. Brady is pictured with Dr. Qiaoyun Liu, the department head and associate Dean at East Normal. Dr. Liu was a visiting scholar at KU in 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss a consensus for curriculum in Speech Language Pathology in China.
Dr. Holly Storkel leads a research project aimed at developing effective interventions for kids with DLD called KAW Story. The project just earned a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to continue research with 60 Kansas kindergarteners across several school districts.