Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Allison Plumb

Allison Plumb

Allison Plumb

Contact

1139-B Haley Center
(334) 844-9608
amp0016@auburn.edu
Lab Website

Education

  • Ph.D.   2008    Florida State University                    
  • M.A.   1997    University of Central Florida
  • B.A.    1994    University of Central Florida

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Allison Plumb
Associate Professor

Major Research areas

  • Pediatric speech and language development with a focus on autism spectrum disorder
  • Current practice patterns and personnel preparation needs in the field of speech-language pathology
  • The use of social media and technology as pedagogical tools in higher education

Classes Taught

  • CMDS 4520: Language acquisition
  • CMDS 4560: Child and Adolescent Language Disorders
  • CMDS 7520: Language Disorders: Birth to Five
  • CMDS 7590: Language Disorders: School-Age

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  • Lowery, M.A., Haak, N.J., Plumb, A.M., Phillips, D., & Sabino, R. (Accepted). Elderspeak: Helpful or harmful? A systematic review of speech to elderly adults. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Plexico, L.W., Plumb, A.M., & Beacham, J. (Accepted).  Teacher knowledge and perceptions of stuttering and bullying in school-age children. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders.
  • McAlpine, A., Plexico, L.W., Plumb, A.M., & Cleary, J. (in press). Prosody in young verbal children with autism spectrum disorders.  Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders.
  • Phillips, D., Haak, N.J., Molt, L.M., Plumb, A.M., & Johnson, M. (in press). Current dysphagia practice patterns of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in Alabama: A pilot study. Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama Communication Sciences and Disorders Review.
  • Plumb, A.M.  (2013). Social networking sites in higher education: A case study in the communication disorders classroom. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 40, 170-179.
  • Plumb, A.M. (2013). Use of social networking sites in the communication disorders classroom. Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 16(1), 17-26.
  • Plumb, A.M. & Plexico, L.W. (2013). Autism spectrum disorders: Experience, training, and confidence of school-based speech-language pathologists. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, 44(1), 89-104.
  • Plumb, A.M. & Wetherby, A.M.  (2013). Vocalization development in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 721-734. 
  • Plexico, L.W., Cleary, J.C., McAlpine, A., & Plumb, A.M. (2010).  Disfluency Characteristics Observed in Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Preliminary Report. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 2042-50.

Presentations:

  • Plumb, A.M. (November, 2013). Social networking as an instructional tool in the communication sciences and disorders classroom. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Lowery, M., Haak, N.J., Plumb, A.M., Phillips, D., & Sabino, R. (November, 2012). Potentially helpful or harmful? A systematic review of elderspeak use. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Plumb, A.M.  (November, 2012). Use of social networking sites in the communication disorders classroom. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Plumb, A.M., Haak, N.J., & Phillips, D. (November, 2012). Distinguishing mild cognitive impairment from normal aging: Systematic review update. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Plumb, A.M. & Plexico, L.W. (November, 2011). Autism spectrum disorders: The relationship between experience, training, and confidence. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Plumb, A.M. & Plexico, L.W. (November, 2010). School-based SLPs training and confidence with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Plumb, A.M., Wetherby, A.M. Randall, S. (November, 2009). Vocalizations in autism spectrum disorders between 18 and 24 months. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, New Orleans, LA.
  • Plumb, A.M., Wetherby, A.M. Randall, S. (May, 2009). Vocalizations in children with ASD between 18 and 24 months. Presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, IL.
  • Plexico, L.W., Cleary, J.E., McAlpine, A., & Plumb, A.M. (November, 2009).  Disfluency patterns observed in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, New Orleans, LA.
  • Swineford, L.B. Book, L., Wetherby, A.M., McCoy, D., Plumb, A.M., & Morgan, L. (May, 2008). Visual attention in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London.
  • LaPointe, L., Paulk, J., Brenner, J., Ganas, S., Plumb, A.M., Power, V., & Marturana, E. (November, 2007). Self-perception of memory skills: Cross cultural and age differences. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Miami Beach, FL.
  • Book, L., Wetherby, A.M., & Plumb, A.M. (May, 2007). Diagnosis in autism: Parental satisfaction with the diagnostic process. Presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Seattle, WA.
  • Plumb, A.M., Barber, A., Wetherby, A.M., Kahn, S., Shumway, S., Book, L., & McCoy, D. (May, 2007). Vocalizations in autism spectrum disorders between 18 and 24 months. Presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Seattle, WA.
  • Plumb, A.M., Wetherby, A.M., Kahn, S., Barber, A., & Shumway, S. (November, 2007). Early vocalizations in children with autism spectrum disorders. Presented at the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Convention, Boston, MA.

Last Updated: July 17, 2018