Wayne A. Secord, Ph.D. received his B.S. and M.A. Degrees in Speech & Hearing Science from The Ohio State University (OSU) in 1971 and 1977 respectively and his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati (UC) in 1980. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist at OSU. An ASHA Fellow and Honors recipient, he has authored or co-authored more than 80 articles, books, tests and intervention programs. As a Principal Investigator of funded projects, Dr. Secord has raised more than 5 million dollars in support of his academic and clinical innovations at the university level. His funded projects have supported more than 30 Ph.D. and 300 MA level students respectively. A former school SLP, Dr. Secord is a frequent conference presenter and a nationally recognized expert on (1) clinical and educational assessment, (2) children with disabilities in communication, language, and literacy, and (3) the delivery of school-based speech and language services.