Shannon Farho, M.A., CCC-SLP

Clinical Instructor, Speech-Language Pathology

75 Hatcher Hall

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Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Academic Degrees

B.A., Communication Sciences & Disorders, Louisiana State University,  1992

M.A.,  Speech-Language Pathology, Louisiana State University,  1994




Shannon Farho, a faculty member since 1997, is a clinical instructor with interest in pediatric diagnostics across a variety of disorders/delays, and intervention services for children birth to five years of age. Shannon is the Faculty Advisor of the Undergraduate NSSLHA chapter, a position she has held for over ten years.


Certifications, Licensure, & Professional Memberships

Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 1995 – Present

Louisiana License #3473 from Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 1995 –Present

Louisiana Speech and Hearing Association (LSHA)- Member 1991 – Present

Baton Rouge Speech-Language Pathologists – Member 1997 – Present

Hanen Centre – Certified presenter “It Takes Two to Talk” 2001 – 2004

Sign2Me – Level One Presenter Certification 2004 – Present


Previous Instruction

COMD 4381 – Disorders of Articulation



2003 – MacArthur Communicative Developmental Inventory
Participated in collection of normative data for 2nd edition

2002 – Thompson Delmar Learning
Reviewer for Assessment in Speech Pathology by Shipley & McAfee – 2nd edition

2004 – present – Consultant for East Baton Rouge and St. James School Systems



Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund.  Program Coordinator. Developed and implemented a grant-sponsored community-based caregiver/teacher training program for a  practicum experience involving LSU students


Professional Services

Baton Rouge Area Speech Pathologists
2000 Secretary, 1998 President, 1997 Treasurer


Honors & Awards

Robert Udick Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award – May 2003


Peer-Reviewed Presentations

Farho, S., Pruitt, S., Poston, V., Weiner, W., Oetting, J. (2002, November) Tips About Talk: A Caregiver Education and Prevention Program. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Posey, W., Pruitt, S., Farho, S., Oetting, J., (2001, March) Tips About Talk. Poster presented at 14th Annual Research Update, Monroe, LA.

Farho, S., (2001). Tips About Talk: Program builds community and university Partnerships.  Advance For Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Vol. 11, No. 21. 16