José A. Ortiz is a speech-language pathologist and faculty member in Hearing and Speech Sciences, at the University of Maryland, College Park. José serves as the director of the Language-Learning Early Advantage Program (LEAP), and the coordinator of the Certificate in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology. He received a B.A. in Linguistics & Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2004, an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2007, and has defended his dissertation in Ph.D program in Special Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research is centered on issues relating to the identification of language-related disorders in bilingual children, such as disproportionality in special education, non-biased assessment, and technology-enhanced assessment. As a clinician and clinical supervisor, he specializes in working with preschool-age children with a range of communication delays and disorders. 

Degrees

  • Ph.D
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • M.A.
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • B.A.
    University of Connecticut
  • CCC-SLP
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP648 Clinical Practice in Speech Fall 2022
HESP605 Assessment & Intervention in Bilingual Populations Summer 2021
HESP605 Assessment & Intervention in Bilingual Populations Summer 2020
HESP120 Introduction to Linguistics Fall 2019
HESP605 Assessment & Intervention in Bilingual Populations Summer 2019
HESP202 Introduction to Hearing and Speech Sciences Fall 2017
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP120 Introduction to Linguistics Spring 2018
Ortiz
Lefrak Hall 0123
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Email
jortiz5 [at] umd.edu