Heather Salvo, M.S., CCC-SLP
Heather is a speech-language pathologist who has attended Camp Shout OUT as a trainee four times since 2015. She credits her current pursuit of a Ph.D. to her experiences at camp and wanting to improve the lives of people who stutter through connection as well as education. Heather earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2014 and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016. Heather has worked in a variety of settings, including a K-12 school district, private practice, and early intervention. Her research currently focuses on the role of emotions and stress in stuttering. Heather is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Heather has been the lead author of peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented at international, national, state, and local conferences on the topic of stuttering. Heather has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Communication Disorders, Speech and Language Development, Bases of Voice and Fluency Disorders, and Applied Phonetics to undergraduate students and Communication Disorders in Special Populations to graduate students. When she is not busy with research or work, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband, catching up with friends, and playing with her dog and two cats.