Julie L. Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Julie L. Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Julie Feuerstein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor at the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida. She obtained her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Boston University and her doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Washington. She completed post-doctoral training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with an appointment to Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders. Dr. Feuerstein is certified a speech-language pathologist who has practiced in a variety of pediatric practice settings, including early intervention, outpatient clinics, and inpatient rehabilitation. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Neuro-developmental Treatment Association (NDTA), International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and Society for Implementation Research Collaboration. Dr. Feuerstein’s research interests center around evaluating the effectiveness of early communication interventions for minimally verbal children with neurodevelopmental disorders and examining mechanisms for moving empirically supported interventions into clinical practice. Her pre- and post-doctoral research has been supported by research awards from the American Speech-Language Hearing Foundation, the University of Washington and Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism Related Disorders and by institutional training grants from the National Institutes of Health.