Emily Rose, CCC-SLP


Ph.D. 2012 Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida State University
M.S. 2006 Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida State University
B.S. 2004 Communication Disorders, University of Massachusetts

Use of Mobile Device Applications to Teach Caregivers to Embed Naturalistic Teaching Strategies in Daily Routines 


ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology
NC license, Speech-Language Pathology


Early intervention
Preschool language disorders
Interprofessional practice
Service delivery models in speech-language pathology


CSD 3340 – Syndromes and Conditions with Associated Communication Disorders
CSD 3366 – Communication Development
CSD  4162– Structural Analysis of Language
CSD 5675 – Preschool Language Disorders
CSD 5535 – Autism Spectrum Disorders 


Dr. Emily Lakey joined the department as an Assistant Professor in 2015.  Her research and clinical interests involve autism/neurodiversity and models of professional teaming and service delivery for children who have complex communication needs. Dr. Lakey currently serves as Principal Investigator on a Department of Education Personnel Preparation grant entitled Interdisciplinary Support for High-Intensity Needs in Education (iSHINE).  She also coordinates Level Up with Peers®, a clinical group for college students with social communication challenges, and participates in other clinical activities at the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic. Dr. Lakey is originally from Massachusetts and enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities in the High Country with her family.

Title: Assistant Clinical Professor, Speech Language Pathology
Department: Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6070

Fax: (828) 262-6766

Office address
University Hall, Room