Dr. Linda Sealey-Holtz

Dr. Linda Sealey-Holtz

Email: lsealey@uco.edu

Phone: (405) 974-5296

Office: LIB 162

Box: 80

General Information

Dr. Linda Sealey-Holtz is Associate Professor and Program Director of the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).  Dr. Sealey received her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and completed her Master’s degree in SLP at UCO.  She has experience in higher education as an Assistant Professor in the CSD program at Oklahoma State University for four years and is currently serving in the SLP program at UCO for her fifth year.  Dr. Sealey is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with over fifteen years of clinical experience in providing speech-language therapy in outpatient rehabilitation, public school, hospital, skilled nursing facilities, and home health settings. Her most recent clinical experience included establishing the SLP program for a new INTEGRIS hospital and outpatient facility in Edmond, OK.  Linda’s scholarly presentations at the local, state, and national levels have been well received, winning the Donald J. Nash Memorial Award for Outstanding Presentation at the AAAS-SWARM Division Annual Meeting.

Research Interests:

Publications

McGloster, D., Loftiss, M., Olson, J., and Sealey-Holtz, L., (2016). Comparison of Combined physical and voice therapy for Parkinson’s disease.  Poster presented at Oklahoma Research Day, March 11, 2016, Northeastern State University Event Center, Broken Arrow, OK.

McClelland, A., Sealey, L., & Olson, J. (2015).  Comparison of combined & sequential physical and vocal training in Parkinsons disease. Poster presentation at the Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Denver, CO.

Stovall, L. J., Humphries, M. W., & Sealey-Holtz, L. R. (2015).  Grammar knowledge and instructional methodologies in Oklahoma SLP curriculum.  Oklahoma Research Day, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK. 

McClelland, A., White, L., Sealey, L., Ahren, C., Covey, K., & Olson, J. (2014).  Combined physical and voice training in Parkinsons disease.  Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2014 Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK, October 4, 2014.

Stovall, L. J., Humphries, M. W., & Sealey-Holtz, L. R. (2014).  Grammar knowledge and instructional methodologies in Oklahoma SLP curriculum.  Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2014 Annual Conference, Tulsa, OK, October 4, 2014.

Sealey, L. R., Kilmer, L., and Oxford, S. (March 2014). Grammar Knowledge & Response to Instructional Methodology in SLP Graduate Curriculum.  Poster Presentation at Oklahoma Research Day, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. 

Sealey, L. R., Kilmer, L., & Oxford, S. (November 2013). Grammar Knowledge & Response to Instructional Methodology in SLP Graduate Curriculum.  Poster Presentation at the Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.  

Sealey, L. & Collins, J. (Nov. 2012).  Understanding the Linguistic Demands of C3 Standards for Text Interaction in Literacy/Language Arts in K-5, Reading Specialists and Speech-Language Pathologists as Resources.  OACTE/OATE/OCTP Fall Conference, Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow, OK.

Sealey, L. (2009). Effects on Finite Verb Production in Children with Typical Development. Session presentation. ASHA Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Sealey, L.  & Giddens, C. (March 2009).  Aerodynamic Indices of Velopharyngeal Function in Developmental Apraxia, Special Topic Symposium: Motor Speech Disorders: Dysarthria and Developmental Apraxia of Speech.  The American Association for the Advancement of Science Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division Annual Meeting.  Tulsa, OK, March 2009.

Sealey, L. (Nov. 2008).  Effects of Language Sampling Task on Language Production in Children with Typical Development, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, CSD Research Forum.

Sealey, L. (2007). Assessing Grammatical Morpheme Production in Children with SLI: Current Understanding and Intervention.  Oklahoma Speech, Hearing, and Language Association Annual Conference, OKC, OK.

Sealey, L. (2007). Reading and Language.  Teach for Achievement: Data-driven Decision-Making. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Sealey, L. (2007). RTI, DIBELS, and the IEP.  Teach for Achievement: Data-driven Decision-Making.  Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Publications:

Sealey, L. & Gilmore, S. (2008). Effects of Sampling Context on the Finite Verb Production of Children with and without Delayed Language Development, Journal of Communication Disorders, 41, 223-258.

Sealey, L. & Giddens, C. (2010).  Aerodynamic Indices of Velopharyngeal Function in Developmental Apraxia of Speech, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics.