Cindy Sendor, M.A.
Assistant Professor Communication Disorders and Sciences Program
Office Phone: (951) 343-4655 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: HSC F79 Office Hours: MWF 9-10am and 3-4 pm; Th 10am-noon; T/Th 4-5 pm; and as requested
|M.A.||Communication Disorders||California State University, Fullerton||August 1986|
|B.A.||Communications||California State University, Fullerton||December 1984|
Undergrad courses specific to Language Development, Language Disorders, Aural Rehabilitation, Voice Disorders, Clinical Methods.
Graduate courses specific to Clinical Practice and Contemporary Issues.
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Developmental and acquired language disorders in children, neurogenic communication disorders in adults, 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).
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 the last 10 years.
CSHA advisory board for District 10.
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 that we have acquired from our son over the years.
I strive to be the best I can be to help others achieve their goals and dreams as God leads us.