Belinda Daughrity

Belinda Daughrity, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at CSULB. She completed her B.A. in English and Spanish at Spelman College. She earned her M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at NYU and her Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Human Development and Psychology at UCLA. Her research interests include social skills and parent involvement in children with autism spectrum disorders, as well as barriers to early access to diagnosis and treatment of autism in communities of color. Additionally, she is interested in issues of cultural competence for speech-language pathologists.

 

  • Ph.D. in Education, University of California Los Angeles
  • M.A. in Education, University of California Los Angeles
  • M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology, New York University
  • B.A. in English and Spanish, Spelman College

  • Social skills in autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Barriers to early diagnosis and treatment in ASD
  • Cultural competence in SLP 

  • SLP 271 Phonetics
  • SLP 329 Language Acquisition: From Birth Through Adolescence
  • SLP 464 Cultural Competence in Behavioral Management and Counseling in Speech-Language Pathology
  • SLP 485 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders for Speech-Language Pathologists

  • Fitzgerald, A., Konrad, S., Daughrity, B., & Sun, L. (2023). Healthcare students' perceptions of professional identity and program support. Studies in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2023.2232381
  • Daughrity, B., & Wiley-Johnson, A. (2022). Autism Spectrum Disorders from Theory to Practice: Assessment and Intervention Tools Across the Lifespan. Wiley-Blackwell. https://www.amazon.com/Autism-Spectrum-Disorders-Theory-Practice/dp/1119819563
  • Daughrity, B. (2022). Semantic processing in bilinguals. In P. Hung & L. Sun (Eds.), Semantic Processing and Word Finding Difficulty Across the Lifespan: A Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists (pp. 401-425). Plural Publishing Inc.
  • Daughrity, B.(2021).Exploring Outcomes of an Asynchronous Learning Module on Increasing Cultural Competence for Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(5), 1940-1948
  • Bittner, M., Daughrity, B., Ocampo, A., Lavay, B., & Le, A. (2021). Are Adapted Physical Education Teachers Facilitating Peer Engagement and Social Communication? Palestra, 35(1), 28-36. 
  • Daughrity, B., Ellis, E., & Wiley Johnson, A. (2021). Parent Perceptions of Challenges for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Transitioning to Young Adulthood. Journal of the National Black Association of Speech-Language Pathology, 16(1), 35-45.
  • Daughrity, B., Bittner, M., Ocampo, A., Lavay, B., Chevalier, S., Jimenez, S., & Ye, A. (2020).Interprofessional Collaboration With Speech-Language Pathologists: Training Pre-Service Adaptive Physical Education Teachers to Facilitate Peer Engagement among Children with Disabilities. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 5(5), 1313-1323. 
  • Daughrity, B. (2020).Standing Up, Speaking Out for Racial Justice. The ASHA Leader. (25): 52-59.
  • Bittner, M., Daughrity, B., Ocampo, A., & Lavay, B. (2020). Interprofessional collaborative practice: APE and SLP. The Advocate.
  • Daughrity, B. (2019).Parent Perceptions of Barriers to Friendship Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 40(3), 142-151. 
  • Daughrity, B. (2019).Getting Campers to Talk – To Each Other. The ASHA Leader. (24): 34-35.
  • Williams, B. (2015).Building a Science of Friendship. The ASHA Leader, (20): 50-54.