Faculty and Staff
Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
CDIS Continuing Education Coordinator
College of Education and Health Professions
(RHRC)-Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders
Rachel Glade is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and received a Master of Science in Speech Pathology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She completed her doctoral degree at the Univeristy of Arkansas with an emphasis in Rehabilitation, Research, and Education. She is also a Listening and Spokent Language Specialist, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, a distinguished certification earned by those who have completed extensive training and education in working with children and adults who have hearing loss and their families..
Rachel is a Clinical Instructor and Supervisor for the University of Arkansas. She teaches courses and provides clinical supervision for graduate and undergraduate student clinicians at the University of Arkansas Speech & Hearing Clinic. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, from which she holds a certificate of clinical competence; the Arkansas Speech-Language Hearing Association; the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; the Global Foundation for Hearing Loss; the National Council for Rehabiltiation Education and is a board member of Arkansas Hands and Voices.
Rachel is also the mother of two little boys and is happily married to her husband Andrew.
Family involvement in intervention
Speech & language development in children who have cochlear implants
Literacy development in children who have hearing loss
Social development and peer support for teens and adults with hearing loss
Vocational needs and training of teens and adults with hearing loss
Counseling families with children with special needs
Intervention Across the Lifespan
Language & Literacy Development
Syndromes in Special Populations
Advanced Aural (Re)Habilitation, Gradaute level**
Introduction to Communication Disorders, Undergraduate level
Introduction to Audiology, Undergraduate level
Introduction to Clinical Practice, Undergraduate level**
Speech Pathology Clinical Supervisor, Undergraduate & Graduate levels
Multicultural & Gender Issues, Graduate level
Policies & Procedures, Evidence-Based Practice – Medical Speech-Language Pathology: Graduate Level**
** = Currently teaching
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Rehabilitation, Research and Education, 2016
M.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Speech Pathology, 2010
B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Speech Pathology, 2008
Glade, R. & Hunter, A. (2017). Management of Hearing Loss for Adults: An Overview and Implications for Life Care Planning. Journal of Life Care Planning (invited publication), 15 (1), 13-20.
Paul, T., Lusk, L. S., Becton, A. B., Glade, R., (2017). Exploring the Impact of Substance Use, Culture, and Trauma on American Indian Adolescents. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 48(1), 31-39.
Atcherson, S. R. & Smith, R. (2010) I see what you’re saying. Hearing Health, Fall, 30-34.
Curriculum Development & Consultant, University of Connecticut. Served as editor and contributor for the following proposed courses: Methods of Teaching Speech & Spoken Language to Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Science of Hearing and Speech Mechanisms, and SLHS Audiometry & Audiological Technology for Educators. Courses proposed by Dr. Hannah Dostal. (Spring, 2017)
Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss – invited to edit/review: Estimating the Level of Communication Effectiveness/Access to be accepted by national and international organizations and school districts. (Spring, 2017)
AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Invited to review and submit comments regarding upcoming changes to the assessment utilized to determine certification by the organization for Listening and Spoken Language Specialists (Cert. AVT and Cert. AVEd). Completed the AG Bell Academy LSLS Specialist Practice Analysis Survey Invitation extensive survey. (Spring, 2017)
Glade, R., Cooper, E., & Brown, S. Why Does Audition Matter? Presentation at the Arkansas Speech-Language Hearing Association Conference in Hot Springs, AR. (accepted, October 2017).
Baldwin, C., Bowers, L., & Glade, R. (2017). Family Dynamics in Auditory Verbal Therapy. Poster presentation at the 2017 American Speech Language Hearing Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA. (accepted, November 2017).
Frazier, K., Glade, R., & Swindle, S. (2017). The Effects of Screen Technology Exposure on Executive Functioning and Social Skills of Children. Poster presentation at the 2017 American Speech Language Hearing Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA. (accepted, November 2017).
Frazier, K., & Glade, R. (2016). Social Intelligence across the Lifespan. Presentation for Arkansas Speech Language Hearing Association. Hot Springs, AR.
Glade, R., & Paul, T. (2016). Using multicultural ecological maps with adults who have hearing loss. Poster session for The National Council on Rehabilitation Education 2016 Spring Conference in Newport Beach, CA
Hill, J., & Glade, R. (2016). “Occupational Stress for Individuals with Chronic Illness” Poster presentation at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Spring 2016 Convention. Hot Springs, AR.
Dr. Glade has ten years of experience in working with children and adults with hearing loss and their families. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including a pediatric private practice, skills nursing facilities, acute care rehabilitate centers, Arkansas Children's Hospital, and at the University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Dr. Glade has experience with a variety of articulation, langauge, literacy, and auditory delays in children of all ages; however, her current clinical practice at the Univeristy of Arkansas is exclusively with children and adults with heraing loss and theri families.
Wally Cordes New Faculty Commendation for Teaching and Commitment
University of Arkansas – 2016
University of Arkansas, Provost’s Instructional Enhancement Grant (2017)
Title: 2017 Magna Teaching with Technology: Conference Review -Attend conference reviewing innovative technologies used in higher education classrooms across the country. Glade, R. Amount requested - $1,500. Status - $1,000 Funded.
University of Arkansas, Honors College Research Grant (Spring 2017)
Title: Changes in Pragmatics and Related Vocabulary after Cochlear Implantation: A Case Study. Assisted with grant application and edited proposal. Gross, M. & Glade, R. Amount requested - $2,500. Status – Funded.
University of Arkansas PROMISE Grant – Co-Investigator (2016)
Title: Mapping Working Memory Capacity in Adult Cochlear Implant Users: Implications for Cognitive Capacities on Rehabilitation Outcomes. Assisted with grant application to University of Arkansas PROMISE grant program to examine the working memory capacity of adult cochlear implant users. Grant to provide funding for supplies needed for electroencephalograph (EEG) materials, participant incentives, and a research assistant. Bowers, A., Glade, R. & Bowers, L. Amount requested - $4,000. Status – Funded.
University of Arkansas, Collaborative Research Grant – Co-Investigator (2016)
Assisted with grant application to University of Arkansas to examine the impact of screen time on the development of social learning and emotional intelligence in late childhood. Frazier, K., Higgins, K, Perryman, K, & Glade, R. Amount requested - $1,796. Status – Funded.
University of Arkansas, Walton College of Business, Office of Diversity and Inclusion – Co-Investigator (2016)
Title: Mistreatment of Employees Who are Disabled: An Examination of Causes and Consequences. Assisted with grant application to examine mistreatment of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Grant to provide participant incentives for study completion. Rosen, C., Simon, L., Koch, L., Glade, R., & Rumrill, P. (Kent State). Amount requested - $8,500. Status – $6,667 Funded.