Journal Publications

Porcaro, C.K., Singer, C., Djokic, B., Danesh, A, J., Tappen, R., Engstrom, G. (In press). Perceived voice disorders in the elderly and impact on social interaction. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, SIG 15.

Porcaro, C.K., Howery, S., Suhandron, A., & Gollery, T. (2019). Impact of vocal hygiene training for teachers on willingness to change vocal behaviors. Journal of Voice DOI:

Porcaro, C.K., Alavi, E., Gollery, T., & Danesh, A.A. (2019). Misophonia: Awareness and responsiveness in academics. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability 32 (2)107-118.

Porcaro, C.K., Evitts, P., Smyth, N., Hood, C., Campbell, E., White, L., & Veraguas, J. (2019). Effect of listener strategies on speech intelligibility of dysphonic speakers. Journal of Voice, online publication (April 25, 2019) DOI:

Grama, R., Coppens, P., Greenwald, M., & Keintz, C.K. (2016). Collaborative methods for training research and evidence-based practice: The TRIAD Model. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 43 139-153.

Naharci, I., Engstrom, G., Keintz, C.K. , Danesh, A., Tappen, R., & Ouslander, J. (2016). Association between self-reported hearing loss and frailty in four ethnic groups. West Indian Medical Journal 68 (1) 29-34, DOI: 10.7727/wimj.2016.174

Keintz, C.K. (2011). Utilization of visual information and listener strategies in intelligibility Improvement related to bilateral facial paralysis. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 13, (6), 510-517.

Danesh, A., Buemi, M., & Keintz, C.K. (2010). Neurofibromatosis: Audiologic and genetic manifestations. Medical Data Review 2, (3).

Boliek, C., Keintz, C.K., Norrix, L.W., & Obrzut, J. (2010). Auditory-visual perception of speech in children with learning disabilities: The McGurk Effect. Canadian Journal of Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology, 34 (6), 124-131.

Bunton, K. & Keintz, C.K. (2008). Effects of a concurrent motor task on speech intelligibility in speakers with Parkinson disease. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 16 (3) 141-155.

Keintz, C.K., Bunton, K., & Hoit, J.D. (2007). Influence of visual information on the intelligibility of dysarthric speech. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 6, 222-234.


O’Connor-Wells, B. & Porcaro, C.K (Eds). (In Press) A caregiver’s guide to communication and related disorders after brain injury or disease. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

Authored Chapters

Porcaro, C.K. Chapter 2: Communication is a two-way street: The path to understanding unclear speech.

Porcaro, C.K. Chapter 3: The owner’s guide for your voice.

Book Chapters

Keintz, C. K. & Williams, D. F. (2011). Swallowing Disorders. In Williams, D.F. Communication sciences and disorders: An introduction to the professions. Taylor & Francis, New York, NY.

Media Publications/Presentations

Porcaro, C.K. One hour interview with Scott Greenberg, Safely down the hatch: Swallowing issues related to age. WSVU 95.5 FM. February 17, 2020. Podcast Available:

Porcaro, C.K. and Steele, K.B. One hour interview with Scott Greenberg, Communication impact of Parkinson Disease. WSVU 95.5 FM. December, 2, 2019. Podcast Available:

Keintz, C.K. (2012). An owner’s guide to your voice in Health & Wellness section of the Parklander Magazine

Funded Grants

Parkinson Voice Project, Phase III Grant for training SPEAK OUT!® /The LOUD Crowd® was submitted and funded in 2020. This project provided training for 50 graduate students to provide free of cost speech/voice treatment for patients with Parkinson Disease. In addition, the grant covered marketing and therapy materials and a stipend for group expenses. Grant Awardees were Connie Porcaro and Kelly Steele.


Parkinson Voice Project, Phase I Grant for training SPEAK OUT!® /The LOUD Crowd® was submitted and funded in 2019. This project provided training for supervisors and students to provide free of cost speech/voice treatment for patients with Parkinson Disease. Overall, the grant provided training for three supervising speech-language pathologists (1 face to face and 2 online), travel expenses related to training for one supervisor, and online training for the other two supervisors and for as many as 50 graduate students. Grant Awardees were Connie Porcaro and Kelly Steele.