Nancy A. Stecker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Clinical Associate Professor

 

Current Work:

Central auditory processing and evaluation; manual communication; evaluation of infants, young children, and the elderly.

 

Education / Training:

  • B.S., Speech Pathology and Audiology, State University College at Fredonia, 1974
  • M.S., Communication Disorders, State University College at Buffalo, 1977
  • M.A., Audiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1978
  • Ph.D., Audiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1984

 

Employment / Professional Experience:

  • 1974-76 - Center for Help in Learning Disabilities, Buffalo, New York - Speech Pathologist
  • 1976-78 - St. Mary's School for the Deaf, Buffalo, New York - Speech Pathologist
  • 1977 Summer Language Program, Buffalo, New York - Speech Pathologist
  • 1977-81 - SUNYat Buffalo, Clinical Supervisor of Graduate Speech Pathology and Audiology Students
  • 1979-81 - The Children's Hospital of Buffalo - Audiologist
  • 1978-80 - SUNYat Buffalo - Instructor, Linguistics of Manual Communication and Manual Communication Lab
  • 1979-80 - State University of New York at Buffalo - Instructor, Disorders of Speech, Language, and Hearing
  • 1981-82 - State University College of New York at Fredonia - Instructor
  • 1984-97 - University at Buffalo – Assist. Clinical Prof., Graduate teaching & clinical supervision
  • 1997-present - University at Buffalo – Assoc. Clinical Prof., Graduate teaching and clinical supervision
  • 2002-present – Consultant to Bornhava, a preschool for handicapped children

 

Research and Creative Activities:

Katz, J., Stecker, N. and Henderson, D., (Eds.) Central Auditory Processing: A Transdisciplinary View, Chicago: Mosby, 1992.

Masters, M., Stecker, N. and Katz, J., (Eds.) Central Auditory Processing Disorders: Mostly Management, Allyn and Bacon, 1997.

Stecker, N. Central Auditory Processing: Implications in Audiology. In Katz, Stecker, Henderson (Eds.) Central Auditory Processing: A Transdisciplinary View, Chicago: Mosby, 1992.

Stecker, N. Overview and Update of Central Auditory Processing Disorders. In Masters, Stecker, Katz (Eds.) Central Auditory Processing Disorders: Mostly Management, Allyn and Bacon, 1998.

Salvi,R., Wang,J., Ding, D., Stecker, N., Arnold, S. Auditory Deprivation of the Central Auditory System Resulting from Selective Inner Hair Cell Loss: Animal Model of Auditory Neuropathy. Scandinavian Audiology; 28:15, 1999.
Stecker, N., Comparison of the SCAN-C to the UB CAPD battery. SSW Reports, 22:4, November, 2000.

Stecker, N., The value of binaural speech-in-noise: a case study. SSW Reports, 22:4, November, 2000.

Stecker, N., Two Interesting Case Studies. SSW Reports, 24:4, November, 2002.

Stecker, N., The Buffalo Model Updated. SSW Reports, 26:2, February, 2004.

 

Teaching:

  • CDS 591: Clinical Practicum in Audiology

 

Service:

  • Chair of Audiology Practicum Committee, 1999-present
  • Fourth Year Externship Coordinator, 2007
  • Chair of AuD. Committee, 1994-2002
  • Member of Clinic Committee, 1994-present.