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Amy Costanza-Smith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Clinical Associate Professor

Contact Information

Speech & Hearing Sciences Department
PO Box 751
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Office Location:  Neuberger Hall 73
Phone: (503) 725-2218
Toll Free: 1 (800) 547-8887 x2218


Areas of Expertise

Child Language Development and Disorders
Language Assessment
Family Support


    Ph.D., Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    M.A., Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    B.A., Communication Sciences & Disorders, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


      SPHR 372U Speech and Language Development
      SPHR 464 Speech Sound Disorders
      SPHR 495 Intro to Clinical Management
      SPHR 530 Clinical Management
      SPHR 545 Pathways to Professional Practice
      SPHR 558 Symbol Systems in Communication Disorders

        Curriculum Vitae


        Dr. Amy Costanza-Smith’s teaching, research and clinical interests include language development and disorders witha focus on assessment and family support. At PSU, she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes and supervises the Pediatric Assessment Clinic. Before joining the SPHR faculty, Dr. Costanza-Smith served as an Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology and the Training Director for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program at the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at Oregon Health and Science University.  She has over 15 years of experience evaluating children with development disabilities on interdisciplinary teams.