Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins
Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, PhD CCC-SLP
Phone: 212 481 4358
Email: Michelle MacRoy-Higgins
- B.S. State University of New York, College at Geneseo
- M.S. Adelphi University
- Ph.D. City University of New York, Graduate Center
Professional Interests: Language acquisition, Language and Phonological Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fluency
Courses Taught: Fluency Disorders, Neural Processes of Communication, Language Acquisition, Acoustic, Physiological and Auditory Phonetics, Developmental Motor Speech and Swallowing Disorders, Articulation and Phonological Disorders
Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences Program at Hunter College. Her clinical and research interests include language and phonological disorders in young children as well as evidenced-based practice. She also has an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Her current research projects focus on examination of language and literacy skills in children who were late talkers; and examination of speech perception and language comprehension in nonverbal children with ASD. Dr. MacRoy-Higgins has presented her research locally and nationally, at conferences such as the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention and the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
Michelle MacRoy-Higgins has been a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 12 years, with a focus on treatment of infants, toddlers and young children with a variety of communication disorders. She has worked in Early Intervention (birth - 3), Preschool (3-5 years) and early elementary school settings.
Dr. MacRoy-Higgins' professional activities include membership in local and national professional organizations. Additionally, she serves as the Continuing Education (CE) Administrator for the Communication Sciences Program at Hunter College.