Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Janet Preis, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Associate ProfessorJanet Preis
Graduate Program Director


Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Doctorate in Education (Ed. D.), concentration in Special Education, May, 2002.

Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Speech-Language Pathology, 1993.

Towson State University, Towson, MD, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, 1985.

Towson State University, Towson, MD, B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, 1982.

Areas of Specialization

Autism Spectrum Disorders; Language Development; Ignatian Pedagogy; White Privilege

Achievements (past 2 years)

  • Preis, J., Arnon, R., Silbert, D., & Rozegar, A. (2015). Does music matter? The effects of background music on verbal expression and engagement in children with autism. Music Therapy Perspectives, (Advance access), 1-10. doi: 10.1093/mtp/miu044
  • Preis, J., & McKenna, M. (2014). Sensory integration therapy and expressive language of children with autism. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21(10), 476-486. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2014.21.10.476
  • Preis, J. (2014). Autism spectrum disorders. In M. Kerins (Ed.), Communication Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Organic Bases, Second Edition (pp. 3-56). San Diego: Plural Publishing.
  • Preis, J., & Stauder, E. (2014). Reflective writing: From pedagogy to practice in a Jesuit university. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 3(1), 19-28.
  • Preis, J. (August, 2013). The effects of teaching about white privilege in speech-language pathology. Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 20, 2, 72-83. doi: 10.1044/cds20.2.72
Maria Mitidieri

Maria Mitidieri

Maria’s volunteer and travel experiences at Loyola inspired her career as a bilingual speech-language pathologist

Speech-Language Pathology, Spanish