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Mary Beth Schmitt

Assistant Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences





CMA 4.116A

Mary Beth Schmitt, Ph.D., CCC-SLP directs the Children’s Language, Literacy, and Learning (CL3) Lab at UT Austin Dr. Schmitt and her team investigate child-level and treatment-level aspects of therapy that affect language and literacy outcomes for children with developmental language disorders (DLD). These include topics such as behavior regulation, optimal treatment intensity, and peer effects. Her research is informed from her 11 years serving children with DLD before earning her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. Her work is funded by the National Institutes of Health and Institutes of Educational Science. Dr. Schmitt serves as editor for EBP Briefs, a peer-reviewed publication supporting evidence-based practice for practitioners.