Specialist Directory

Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, EdD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, F-ASHA

Company:

University of Central Florida, College of Health Professions and Sciences

Address:

12805 Pegasus Drive, Orlando, FL 32816

Phone Number:

407.823.4798

Email Address:

rosalul@knights.ucf.edu

Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, EdD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, F-ASHA

Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, EdD, CCC-SLP, received her doctoral degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. Currently retired from the University of Central Florida in February 2022, she served as the Associate Dean of Faculty Excellence, Graduate Programs and Global Affairs in the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and teaching faculty member in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is a bilingual speech-language pathologist (SLP) and a teacher of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Dr. Rosa-Lugo has a long-standing commitment to interprofessional practice and education. She has received collaborative U.S. Department of Education grants in several areas: language/literacy; preparation of SLPs to serve English language learners with communication disorders; and listening and spoken language intervention for children and adolescents with hearing loss who come from linguistically diverse homes. Her research and publications during the past 27 years have focused on the areas named above. She currently is a member of ASHAs Board of Directors, serving as the Vice President of Speech-Language Pathology Practice.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity/Bilingual Speakers/English as a Second Language
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Language/Learning Disabilities
  • Literacy: Writing/Spelling

Other Areas of Emphasis

None

Ages Served:

  • Early Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)
  • Middle School/High School (Grades 7–12)