All master’s theses completed through the Graduate College of Western Michigan University since 2012 have been entered into ScholarWorks. Some may be embargoed or restricted by the authors and may be only available from on-campus computers. Print copies from earlier years are available through interlibrary loan. We have a few digital copies of earlier years. If you have any questions, please contact

The department was called Speech Pathology and Audiology before 2016.


Theses/Dissertations from 2014


The Relationship between Speaking Rate and Nasalance in Typical Adult Speakers, Rachel Whitney

Theses/Dissertations from 2004


Measuring Spelling Growth Over Time in Elementary Writing Samples, Pamela M. Ansell

Theses/Dissertations from 2001


Effects of Adult Modeling on Literacy Behaviors of Head Start Preschoolers, Stephanie L. Kerbel

Theses/Dissertations from 1987


The Effects of Unilateral Brain Damage on Analogical Reasoning by Stroke Patients, Letitia Lynn Gillespie

Theses/Dissertations from 1986


Auditory Temporal Processing Abilities of Autistic Children, Theresa L. Bender

Theses/Dissertations from 1982


Intelligibility of Speech Produced with an Artificial Larynx at Various Frequencies, Sandra Arlene Merritt

Theses/Dissertations from 1980


The Existence of Generalization Abilities in Five Aphasics, Jo Ellen Gilbert