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Alaine Ocampo

Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor and the School-Based Internship Coordinator.  Dr. Ocampo attended CSULB for her undergraduate and graduate degree in Communicative Disorders (currently Speech Language Pathology). She received her doctoral degree from Chapman University in Education with an emphasis in Disability Studies. Prior to joining the CSULB faculty, she was a school-based practitioner for students in grades TK-12 and also worked in the medical and private practice settings.  Dr. Ocampo has published in the areas of school-age language and literacy disorders, autism, cultural and linguistic diversity, and interprofessional education/practice. 


  • Ph.D. in Education, Chapman University
  • M.A. in Communicative Disorders, California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A. in Communicative Disorders, California State University, Long Beach

Professional Areas of Expertise

  • School-Based Issues
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Disability Studies

Courses Often Taught

  • SLP 485 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders for Speech-Language Pathologist
  • SLP 575 Educational Topics in Speech-Language Pathology
  • SLP 667 Seminar in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • SLP 686A Public School Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology

Selected Publications

  • Wallach, G. P., & Ocampo, A. (November 2020). Language and Literacy Connections: Intervention for School-Age Children and Adolescents. Plural Publishing, Inc. San Diego, CA
  • Bittner, M., Daughrity, B., Ocampo, A., Lavay, B., & Le, A. (2021). Are adapted physical education teachers facilitating peer engagement and social communication? Palaestra,   35(1).
  • Daughrity, B., Bittner, M., Ocampo, A., Lavay, B., Chevalier, S., Jimenez, S., & Le, A. (2020).Interprofessional Collaboration: Training Preservice Adapted Physical Education Teachers to Facilitate Peer Engagement Among Children with Disabilities, Perspectives of ASHA SIG 16 School-Based Issues, 1-11.
  • Ocampo, A. & Kennedy, K. (2019). The Relationship of Collaboration and Job Satisfaction between Speech-Language Pathologists and School Psychologists. SIG 16 School-Based Issues, 1-16.
  • Wallach, G.P., & Ocampo, A. (2017). Comprehending comprehension: Selecting possibilities within a multidimensional model. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 48(2), 98-103.
  • Dodd, J. L, Ocampo, A., & Kennedy, K. (2011). Perspective-taking through narratives: An intervention for students with ASD. Communication Disorders Quarterly33(1), 23- 33.
  • Ocampo, A. (2010). Case study of a cancer survivor: Beating the odds. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 31(3), 1-5.