Bridgette Vale

Clinical Instructor


Bridgette instructs first-year students in clinical education focusing on speech and language rehabilitation across the lifespan. She has experience in a variety of settings including out-patient, in-patient, rehab, and long-term care. Much of her work focuses on acquired disorders including aphasia, dysarthria, cognitive-communicative disorders, and dysphagia.

Bridgette has some additional experience working with pediatric communication disorders in the areas of mixed receptive-expressive language, articulation, phonology, and pragmatics. Throughout her experience, she has supervised several Clinical Fellows and second year students.


Education and Training


  • MS, St. Ambrose University, Speech-Language Pathology
  • BS, St. Ambrose University, Exercise Science and Human Performance and Fitness

As a student I had the opportunity to work with adults with intellectual disabilities. In that time, I saw frustration when communication breakdowns occurred. I became eager to learn more about the communication sciences and disorders. The more I learned, the more passionate I became. I have had the opportunity to share that passion with students and new graduates along the way.

Bridgette Vale, MSLP


Professional Memberships


American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Iowa Speech-Language Hearing Association
Quad Cities Speech-Language Hearing Association


Contact


Bridgette Vale

Speech-Language Pathology
Center for Communication and Social Development
1310 W. Pleasant St., Davenport, IA. 52804
Mailing: 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, IA 52803
ValeBridgette@sau.edu

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