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Celia Stewart

Associate Professor

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

212-998-5262

Professor Celia Stewart is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at NYU: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She provides classes in Voice Disorders, Interdisciplinary Habilitation of the Speaking Voice, and Motor Speech Disorders. She maintains a small private practice that specializes in the care of the professional voice, transgender voice modification, neurogenic voice disorders, and dysphagia. She has published in the areas of spasmodic dysphonia, transgender voice, dysphagia, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease. She is an invited, international speaker performing workshops in Belgium, Greece, Sweden, Canada, and the United States. Dr. Stewart coauthored the recently published Voice Rehabilitation: Testing Hypotheses and Reframing Therapy,

Selected Publications

  • Rubino, M. & Stewart, C.F. (2018). Voice training methods in MFA acting programs. Voice and Speech Review, 12:1, 24-34, DOI: 10.1080/23268263.2018.1435543

  • Stewart, C.F. & Kling, I.F. (2017).  University practicum for transgender voice modification: A motor learning perspective.  Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 2 (SIG 10), 102-108. Doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG10.10

  • Stewart, C.F., Sinclair, C.F., Kling, I.F., Diamond, B.E., Blitzer, A. (2017). Adductor focal laryngeal Dystonia: correlation between clinicians' ratings and subjects' perception of Dysphonia. J Clin Mov Disord. 2017;4:20. doi:10.1186/s40734-017-0066-y

  • Blitzer, A., Brin, M.F., Stewart, C.F. (2015).  Botulinum toxin management of spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia): a 12-year experience in more than 900 patients. Laryngoscope.125(8):1751‐1757. doi:10.1002/lary.25273

  • Stewart, C.F. & Riedel, K. (2015), Managing speech and language deficits after stroke. In G. Gillen (Ed.) Stroke rehabilitation: A function based approach 4th Edition. Elsevier/Mosby: St. Lewis, Mo.

  • Sinclair, C.F., Gurey, L.E., Brin, M.F., Stewart, C., & Blitzer, A. (2013). Surgical management of airway dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease compared with Parkinson-plus syndromes. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. May;122(5):294-8.
  • Stewart, C.F. (2012). Dysphagia symptoms and treatment in Huntington's disease: Review. Perspectives on swallowing and swallowing disorders. Dysphagia. December 21:126-134; doi:10.1044/sasd21.4.126.
  • Stewart, C.F. & Riedel, K. (2011). Managing speech and language deficits after stroke. In G. Gillen (Ed.) Stroke rehabilitation: A function based approach 3rd Edition. Elsevier/Mosby: St. Lewis, Mo.
  • Stewart, C.F. & Blitzer, A. (2010). Management of abductor spasmodic dysphonia and Oral Mandibular Dystonia. In J.C. Stemple and L.T. Fry (Eds.) Voice Therapy: Clinical Studies, Third Edition. Singular Publishing Group, Inc: San Diego.
  • Blitzer, A. & Stewart, C.F. (2010). Management of abductor spasmodic dysphonia. In J.C. Stemple and L.T. Fry (Eds.) Voice therapy: Clinical studies Third edition. Singular Publishing Group, Inc: San Diego.
  • Stewart, C.F., Blitzer, A. & Salloway, S. (2010). Botulinum toxin treatment for a patient with Tourette’s syndrome. In J.C. Stemple and L.T. Fry (Eds.). Voice therapy: Clinical studies 3rd Edition. Singular Publishing Group, Inc: San Diego.

Programs

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

The Communicative Sciences and Disorders Program offers rigorous training for students seeking high-quality education in speech-language pathology.

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Courses

Dysphagia in Children & Adults

Description of swallowing disorders in adults and children associated with various structural, neurological, and behavioral disorders. Assessment and remediating approaches will be addressed.
Course #
CSCD-GE 2060
Units
3
Department
Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Motor Speech Disorders

Diagnosis and treatment management of motor speech disorders, including dysarthrias and speech dyspraxia.
Course #
CSCD-GE 2016
Units
3
Department
Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Voice Disorders

Anatomic, physiologic, acoustic, and perceptual characteristics of selected voice disorders. Research, evaluation, and therapy are discussed. Emphasis on case presentations, role playing, and other class participation.
Course #
CSCD-GE 2037
Units
3
Department
Communicative Sciences and Disorders