Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Janet Preis, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Associate ProfessorJanet Preis


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)

  • Coiro, M.J., & Preis, J. (2018). Increases in graduate students’ interprofessional competence associated with clinical training activities. Health and Interprofessional Practice, 3(3), 1-12. Doi: https://doi.org/10.7710/2159-1253.1142
  • Wilson, K., & Preis, J. (2018). Ability of adults with autism spectrum disorder to identify emotions using visual and musical stimuli. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 17(2), 1-12.
  • Coiro, M.J., Kotchick, B., & Preis, J. (2016). Youth social skills groups: A training platform for promoting graduate clinician interprofessional competence. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 4, 89-92. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2016.04.004
  • 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
Kelly Williamson


The M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology offered Kelly the opportunity to grow from one-on-one experiences with licensed, experienced speech-language pathologists

Speech-Language Pathology