Eliza A Thompson is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her B.S. in Speech & Hearing Sciences from The George Washington University, her M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Howard University and an Ed.S from The George Washington University. Eliza also obtained an Advanced Certificate in Bilingual/Bicultural Education from Teacher's College, Columbia University. She has had a long standing interest in the processes of communication with a focus on child language development and emergent literacy intervention. As a clinician and clinical supervisor, Eliza has worked in a variety of settings including public schools, private practice and hospitals. She has also served as a clinical supervisor and therapist overseas, specifically, Ghana, Haiti and Kenya. Eliza has previously worked as a speech-language pathologist for the Montgomery County Infants & Toddlers Program as well as an adjunct faculty member and clinical educator at other Washington, DC area universities.
Eliza teaches Clinical Practicum, Principles and Methods in Speech-language Pathology, and Speech and Language Development in Children. Her specific clinical interests include bilingual language development, communication in cultural and linguistically populations, and language/literacy intervention.
Eliza is also founder and director of the department's premiere study abroad program, HESP-GPS.
Global Perspective in Service-Learning (GPS) is a clinical training program for HESP students who seek a greater understanding of communication sciences and disorders in an international context.
Areas of Interest
- Communication in cultural and linguistic populations
- Language & Literacy Intervention
- Bilingual Language Development
- Counseling in Communication Sciences & Disorders
- Language development in Children
Ed.SThe George Washington University
BSThe George Washington University
|Course Name||Course Title||Semester||Syllabus|
|HESP400||Speech and Language Development in Children||Fall 2022|
|HESP648||Clinical Practice in Speech||Fall 2022|
|HESP415||Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology||Fall 2022|
|HESP400||Speech and Language Development in Children||Spring 2022|
|HESP605||Assessment & Intervention in Bilingual Populations||Spring 2022|
|HESP415||Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology||Fall 2021|
|HESP400||Speech and Language Development in Children||Spring 2021|
|HESP415||Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology||Fall 2020|
|HESP400||Speech and Language Development in Children||Spring 2020|
|HESP415||Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology||Fall 2019|
|HESP415||Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology||Spring 2019|
ProfessionalAmerican Speech-Language and Hearing Association
InternationalZeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated
InternationalGhana Impact Project- Board member