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Denise Croft

Denise Croft, Assistant Lecturer

Communication Disorders and Sciences

Denise Croft is an Assistant Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor for the Communication Disorders and Sciences program. She is also serving as Interim Director at SIU’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Denise holds an M.S. in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Before joining SIUC as a faculty member, Denise spent her career as a speech-language pathologist working in public schools. She has worked with all grades in the public-school setting (PreK - through age 22). Her emphasis involved working in essential skills/life-skills classrooms and facilitating social skills groups for youth with autism spectrum disorders. Denise’s areas of interest include: autism spectrum disorders, IEP and school advocacy for those with communication disorders, supervision and mentoring, and language development.

Denise Croft

Office: Rehn 312A
Phone: 618-536-7704