Dr. Shurita Thomas-Tate


Communication Sciences and Disorders
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • CSD 312 Normal Language Acquisition
  • CSD 388 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
  • CSD 713 Child Language II
  • CSD 728 Advanced Study of Phonological (Sound System) Disorders in Children 

Research and professional interests

  • Language and literacy development and disorders in culturally and linguistically diverse students
  • African American English and other dialects of American English
  • Developing culturally-competent SLP clinicians and promoting culturally-responsive clinical practices
  • Speech sound development and disorders