Lorraine A. Book

Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

Office: 505L Behrakis Health Sciences Center, 30 Leon Street
Phone: 617-373-7577
Email: l.book@neu.edu


Ph.D. Communication Disorders, Florida State University

M.S.  Communication Sciences & Disorders, Emerson College

B.A.  Speech-English


ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology CCC-SLP

Massachusetts State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology

 Research Interests:

Early diagnostic markers of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Early language interventions for children with ASD

Family/professional relationships in diagnosis and treatment of ASD and other developmental disabilities

Normal and disordered language development

 Public Service:

Member, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

Member, Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association (MSHA)

Member, International Society for Autism Research (INSAR)


SLPA 5107 Clinical Procedures

SLPA 6335 Early Intervention: Assessment and Treatment

SLPA 6306 Speech and Language Disorders in Children

SLPA 1102 Language Development


Book, L. (2012). Script fading improves verbal initiations in three young children with Autism Spectrum             Disorder during play with their parent. Evidenced-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention.    5:3, 163-167.

 Book, L. (2009). Early red flags for autism spectrum disorders in toddlers in the home environment.              Dissertation, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.