Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Mina Goodman, M.Ed., M.S., CCC-SLP

Mina GoodmanClinical Faculty


B.A.- Goucher College 1971
M.Ed.- Special Education, Loyola University Maryland- 1973
M.S.- Speech- Language Pathology, Loyola University Maryland- 1984

Areas of Specialization

Early language intervention; speech and language intervention for children and adults with Down syndrome; communication intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders;  Developmental Apraxia of Speech; articulation and phonological disorders of children; pediatric speech and language diagnostics; social skills/ pragmatics for young adults/ adults with Down syndrome

Research Interests

Early Language Intervention

Social Skills/ Communication Needs of Young Adults and Adults with Down syndrome

Achievements (past 5 years)

Professional Presentations

“Tried and True Techniques for Early Intervention”- MSHA Short course- May 5, 2012. Presented in collaboration with Cheryl Councill, CCC-SLP

“Addressing Social Skills in Adolescents/Young Adults with Down Syndrome”- poster session presentation, ASHA Convention- November 18, 2010

“Early Communication Intervention for Children with Developmental Disabilities”- Shiela Applestein Memorial Lecture/ The Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore- June 15, 2010


Shiela Applestein Award for Excellence in the Field of Early Intervention- awarded by The Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore- June 15, 2010

ACE (award for continuing education)- ASHA

Professional Committees

Global Down Syndrome Foundation- Adults with Down Syndrome Taskforce (Communication, Speech and Language Committee)

Professional Associations:  MSHA; ASHA, National Down Syndrome Congress

Brianne Roos

Brianne Roos, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

A Loyola graduate, Brianne Roos believes Loyola’s core values help her students build relationships with future patients

Speech-Language Pathology