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Presentations, Guest Lectures & In-Service Speaking Engagements

Are you an SLP looking for a guest speaker for your speech pathology course, department, or event? 

Are you looking to get your staff trained in topics like voice disorder clinical care, neurological voice disorders, psychosocial effects of communication disorders, mentorship in the field of speech pathology or obtaining a voice-focused Clinical Fellowship? 

Would you like an expert who has experience as both a person with a long term communication disorders and as a specialized voice clinician? 

Are you looking for a discussion with your patient group on how to shift from hopeless to empowered? 

We can help! 

Christie DeLuca is both a highly specialized voice speech language pathologist. 

Christie has presented poster presentations at the past 6 national American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Conferences on quality of life, patient perceptions of voice disorders, and treatment efficacy in the voice disorder, Spasmodic Dysphonia. She has provided lectures on voice and motor speech at Spasmodic Dysphonia local support groups, in-service presentations at hospitals, and lectures on voice at Harvard Medical, Boston Children's Hospital and to graduate students. She has additionally presented oral lectures and been a panelist at the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association (NSDA) Annual Symposium, Fall Voice Conference, and the Voice Foundation Symposium. 

She continues to be an Adjunct Professor of Voice Disorders in the NYU Graduate Communicative Sciences and Disorders Program. 

 Please contact with any requests for presentations, in-services, community education sessions or support group sessions.

For a list of past presentations see below: 

Oral Presentations and Lectures

American Speech Language Hearing Association Conference; Orlando, FL                        

  • Oral technical presentation: “Psychosocial Effects of Spasmodic Dysphonia”                                                 


Idaho State University; Pocatello, ID                                         

  • Guest lecturer for Voice Disorders class, invited as standing guest lecturer


Voice Foundation; Philadelphia, PA             

  • Oral presentation: “Autologous Fat Injections for Glottic Insufficiency”


Boston Children’s Hospital; Boston, MA                                 

  • Voice Care for Transgender Individuals” 


National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association Annual Symposium; Boston, MA                    

  • Oral presentation: “Psychosocial and Quality of Life Effects of Spasmodic Dysphonia” 

  • Invited workshop presenter: “Voice Therapy for Spasmodic Dysphonia” 


Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA                                                                                        

  • “Transgender Voice Modification” 


Burke Rehabilitation Center; White Plains, NY

  • In-service presentation: “Voice Disorders and Clinical Care”                                  


University of Wisconsin- Madison; Department of Surgery

  • “Clinical Considerations in Assessment and Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia” 


Sacred Heart University; Bridgeport, CT                                                                                  

  • Guest lecturer for Motor Speech Disorders Class                                                                                   

National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association; NYC and Minnesota Chapter Support Groups            

  • Invited speaker to share research and lead discussion on psychosocial effects of spasmodic dysphonia

Poster Presentations  

  1. “Factors Affecting Psychosocial Effects of Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia”   (Nov 2018)

  1. “Patient Perspectives on Treatment of Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia”  ( Nov 2017)

  2. “Psychosocial Effects and Perceived Quality of Life in Individuals with Spasmodic Dysphonia” (Nov 2016)

  3. “Self-Perception of Voice in Individuals with Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia”  (Nov 2015)

  4. “Effects of Dietary Changes on GERD; A Literature Review for the Treatment of Voice Disorders” (Nov 2014)

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