M.S., Communication Disorders, Colorado State University, 1983
B.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Northern Colorado, 1981
Alicia Davis, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. Her areas of interest and expertise include language and literacy relationships, adolescent and adult language/learning disabilities, and accent modification. She spent 15 years working in school districts in Wyoming, Nebraska, and Colorado before joining the clinic faculty at Nebraska in 1997.
Alicia teaches the professional issues course for undergraduate students in speech-language pathology and audiology. She also teaches a lab for first-year graduate students that provides information related to language and learning. Her supervision responsibilities focus on preparing graduate students in the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic, as well as coordinating school-based off-campus experiences. She co-teaches a student teaching seminar for students during their school-based practica.
In 2012, Alicia began a partnership with Fiserv to provide accent modification services via telepractice to Fiserv employees in Heredia, Costa Rica, and Noida, India. She supervises groups of speech-langauge pathology graduate students as they provide the services throughout the fall and spring semesters. In 2015, Alicia, along with Diane Farrand, led a group of speech-language pathology graduate students on the inaugural "Understanding Latic American Culture and Environment for Special Education (Graduate)", an education abroad trip to Costa Rica where the students provide accent modification services in-person at Fiserv's office in San Jose.
Alicia is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA), and currently serves on the NSLHA Continuing Education committee. She is best known for coordinating a Share Fair for students and professionals each year during the NSLHA convention. She is also UNL's National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) chapter adviser. Alicia is an active member of the Nebraska Cochlear Implant Sertoma Club which meets monthly at the Barkley Memorial Center.
Areas of Expertise:
Language and literacy relationships
Adolescent and adult language/learning disabilities
School-based speech-language pathology issues