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Cindy Sendor, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office Phone: (951) 343-4655
Office Location: HSC F79
Office Hours: MF 8:30-10:30; TWTh 3:30-5:00 pm; TTh 11 am - 1:30 pm; and as requested

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Communication Disorders California State University, Fullerton August 1986
B.A. Communications California State University, Fullerton December 1984
  • Courses Taught

    Undergrad courses specific to Childhood Language Development, Aural Rehabilitation, Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Voice and Craniofacial Disorders.
    Graduate course specific to Clinical Practice and Contemporary Issues.
    Clinical Supervisor at the Clinical Education Center.

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Developmental and acquired language disorders in children and adults, neurogenic communication disorders, aural rehabilitation, and how to improve student outcomes in higher education.

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    10 years of adjunct faculty and clinical supervision at California State University, Fullerton.

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    1991: Author of GIFT-ADD, a group intervention model for
    children ages 5 to 15 presenting with additional deficits
    1994: Development of ADDvantage for Students, a tutoring
    program specifically designed to meet the needs of students
    with attentional difficulties
    1996: Development of ADDvance, a student enrichment program providing speech, language
    and cognitive intervention for students at private schools in
    the Covina/West Covina area
    2007 – 2010: Teen Scene pilot program: development of a life-skills training model for
    adolescents 12 to 15:11 years old on the autism spectrum at
    Casa Colina Children’s Services supported by funding from
    the Henry L. Guenther Foundation.
    2012-2013: California Communication Access Fund Grant and Findings report: Use
    of iPad to Increase Communication and Satisfaction of
    2013 - present: Effects of Amplification on Language
    Development of Children with Atresia: Poster presentation at
    AAA and CSHA, co-author. Currently under journal review, as
    well, for publication. 2015, the peer review article accepted
    into Journal of Audiology and currently going to print.
    February, 2015 to 2019: Exploring Use of AutisMate to
    increase communication access for children on the Autism
    Spectrum and adults with Aphasia through grant research with
    DCF. (Modified to "Use of AAC" in general).
    April, 2023: CSHA Poster presentation, "A Scoping Review: Neurological Impacts of Post-COVID for SLPs.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Faith Life Center for attendance
    Small independent women's group and bible study creating bags for women in need throughout the year.

  • Community Service & Involvement

    SGPRC Vendor Advisory Board for 10 years.
    CSHA advisory board for District 10 for many years.
    CSHA Treasurer for 2 years.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Playing the piano and crafts, specifically making greeting cards, are my favorite hobbies. I also enjoy spending time with my husband, two adult children, and three dogs.

  • Personal Philosophy

    I strive to be the best I can be to help others achieve their goals and dreams as God leads us.