Erin Connelly is a clinical supervisor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Program in the Rehabilitation Institute. She provides direct supervision to graduate students in pursuit of clinical practicum hours. She received her B.A. in Communication Disorders from California State University Fullerton in 1998 and her M.A. In Communication Disorders from University of Northern Colorado in 2001. She received her Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation certificate in 2005. Mrs. Connelly has practiced speech pathology in a variety of settings including acute and sub-acute care, long term care, geriatric psychiatric facilities, home health, head injury residential facilities, private practice and school settings. She has extensive experience with dysphasia and dementia management in the elderly population. She is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and is licensed to practice speech pathology in the state of Illinois. She has held licenses in California, Kentucky, and Alabama.