Heather SalvoCentral South Region - Family Programs

    Heather Salvo is a Ph.D. student in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department at Kent State University. She earned her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. Her primary research area is fluency disorders, with a history of investigating parents’, children’s, and adolescents’ views of stuttering treatment experiences. Heather’s current research emphasizes factors associated with stuttering as well as emotions and the impact they can have on people who stutter. Before moving to Ohio, Heather was an active member of the NSA Adult and Family Chapters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is a cofounder and coleader of the NSA Kent/Akron Family Chapter in Kent, Ohio. Overall, Heather wants to improve the treatment experiences and quality of life for people who stutter through research, education, service, and conversation. In her spare time, Heather enjoys spending time with her kittens Rory & Jack, running, cooking/baking, and relaxing at home.