Monica Harn

Diane H. Shaver Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Department Chair
CCC-SLP

Office: Speech and Hearing Building, Room 120-J
Phone:
409-880-7655
Email: mlharn@my.lamar.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1995

Board Certification/Licensure

  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Licensure Number 100538 - State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Teaching

  • Language-Based Learning Disabilities in School-Age Children (graduate)
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders (graduate)
  • Language and Phonological Disorders in Children (undergraduate)
  • Clinical Processes (undergraduate)

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural mentoring processes in SPHS undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Digital technologies for evidence-based practice in autism and other developmental disabilities
  • Service delivery methods (online and offline technologies)
  • Intervention and assessment in preschool and school-age populations

Recent Grant

  • Bellon-Harn, M., Andrei, S., Manchari, V., Dockens, A., & Azios, J. (2016-2019). Lamar University President’s Visionary Initiative (funded for $300,000). Development of Center for Digital Applications in Health and Disability.

Recent Publications

  • Azios, J., Bellon-Harn, M., Dockens, A., & Manchaiah, V. (in press). Quality and readability of English-language Internet information for aphasia. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., & Weinbaum, R. (2017). Cross-cultural peer-mentoring: Mentor outcomes and perspectives. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders: Vol.1: Iss.2, Article 3.
  • Azios, J., Bellon-Harn, M., Dockens, A., & Manchaiah, V. (in press). Quality and readability of English-language Internet information for aphasia. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., Azios, J., Manchaiah, V., & Dockens, A. (2017). Speech-language pathologists’ preferences for patient-centeredness. Journal of Communication Disorders, 68, 81-88.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., Dockens, A., Burns, E., Manchaiah, V., & Hinojosa, O. (2017). Examination of an audiologist’s response to patient’s expression of symptoms: A Pilot study. Journal of Audiology and Otology, 21(2), 115-119.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., & Weinbaum, R. (2017). Speech, Language, and Hearing Careers: Recruiting Students from Diverse Populations. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups (SIG 10 Issues in Higher Education), 2, 4-13.
  • Manchaiah, V., Dockens, A., Bellon-Harn, M., & Burns, E. (2017). Non-congruence between audiologists’ and patients’ preferences for patient-centeredness. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27(10), 816-823.
  • Manchaiah, V., Dockens, A., Bellon-Harn, M., Tome, D. & Ganesan, P. (2016). Preference to patient-centeredness in undergraduate audiology students in Portugal. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27, 816-823.
  • Dockens, A., Bellon-Harn, M., & Manchaiah, V. (2016). Preferences to patient-centeredness in pre-service speech and hearing sciences students: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Audiology and Otology, 20(2), 73-79.
  • Bellon-Harn, M., & Credeur-Pampolina, M. (2016). Contrastive word pairs: Examination of child responses during a broad-based language treatment. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 43, 1-10.
  • Smith, S., & Bellon-Harn, M. (2015). Rates of auxiliary is and are in African American English speaking children with specific language impairment following language treatment. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 29, 131-149.