Faculty and Staff

Credentials

2018: Certified European Fluency Specialist

2000-present : Board Certified Fluency Specialist

1994: Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. 

1991: MS, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

1979: Pedagogical Proficiency, Higher Institute for Paramedical Professions, Gent, Belgium. 

1977: Graduate in Speech-Language Pathology, Higher Institute for Paramedical Professions, Gent, Belgium. 

Academic, Professional and Clinical Appointments

2018-present: Partner, European Clinical Specialization in Fluency Disorder (ECSF) Consortium, Europe.

2008-2015: Guest Professor, Department of Logopedics and Audiological Sciences, College of Medicine. University of Gent, Gent, Belgium

2008-2009: Director, Master’s Program, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida

2006-2009: Guest Professor, Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, University of Utrecht Medical School, Utrecht, the Netherlands

2005-present: Full Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida

1999-2000: Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida

1999-2005: Associate professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Central Florida

1998-present: Board Certified Fluency Specialist and Mentor

1994-1999: Assistant professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Central Florida

1992-1994: Research Fellow, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

1989-1992: Research Assistant, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

1977-1989: Clinical Supervisor and Speech Pathologist, Clinical Center, Gent, Belgium. 

Selected Awards, Honors, Recognition

2019: Pegasus Professor, UCF

2019: Luminary Award, UCF

2019: Fulbright Specialist

2018: Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Communication Disorders

2017: Meritorious Poster Award, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

2017: Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Fluency Disorders

2017: UCF Woman Making History, University of Central Florida Center for Success of Women Faculty

2016: Induction to UCF Scroll and Quill Society

2014: Certificate of Appreciation, Japan Society of Stuttering and other Fluency Disorders

2014: Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution in International Achievement, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2014, 2007: Type 1A (Competitive) One Semester Sabbatical Leave

2013-present: Who’s Who in the World

2013, 2008, 2003, 2018: Research Incentive Award, University of Central Florida

2016, 2011, 2005: Teaching Incentive Program Award, University of Central Florida   

2009: Member, Scientific Advisory Group, National Children’s Study, National Institutes of Health

2008: Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2005-present: Who’s who of American Women

2004-present: Who’s who in America

2002: Faculty International Studies Summer Institute: Research component, University of Central Florida

2001-present: Board Certified Fluency Specialist Inaugural Mentor

2000-present: Board Certified Fluency Specialists Inaugural Cadre     

1996-present: Member, Scientific Board, SIG, Belgium

Credentials
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University
  • CCC-SLP, Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists, Higher Institute for Paramedical Professions
  • MS, Master of Science, Southern Illinois University
Affiliations
  • ASHA Fellow

RESEARCH INTERESTS
–  Fluency Disorders

  • Internationally-based fluency assessment efficacy research
  • Internationally-based fluency treatment efficacy research
  • Differential diagnosis of fluency disorders based on measurement of speech-associated attitude, behavioral display and emotional reaction
  • Topographic analysis of dysfluencies as a comorbidity in disorders such as Down Syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Asperger syndrome
  • Virtual Reality as assessment, therapeutic and didactical tool
  • Tele-practice

Standardized Tests

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. BigCAT – Voice: Communication Attitude Test for Adults with Voice Disorders.

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M.  Speech Situation Checklist – Voice – Emotional Reaction- for Adults with Voice Disorders.

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Speech Situation Checklist – Voice – Speech Disruption – for Adults with Voice Disorders.

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Behavior Checklist – Voice – for Adults with Voice Disorders.

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. BigCAT: Communication Attitude Test for Adults who Stutter.

Vanryckeghem, M. & Brutten, G. The KiddyCAT: Communication Attitude Test for Preschoolers and Kindergartners who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Speech Situation Checklist – Emotional Reaction- for Children who Stutter 

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Speech Situation Checklist – Speech Disruption – for Children who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Behavior Checklist for Children who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Communication Attitude Test for Children who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Communication Attitude Test-Form B for Children who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Speech Situation Checklist – Emotional Reaction- for Adults who Stutter 

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Speech Situation Checklist – Speech Disruption – for Adults who Stutter

Brutten, G. & Vanryckeghem, M. Behavior Checklist for Adults who Stutter

GRANT FUNDING AND CONTRACTS

2017-present: The Behavior Assessment Battery for Adults who Stutter. Contract: SIG, Belgium. Principal Investigator: Vanryckeghem, M.

2017-present: The Behavior Assessment Battery for Children who Stutter.  Contract: SIG, Belgium. Principal Investigator: Vanryckeghem, M.

2012-2014: The development of assessment batteries for children who stutter based on the multifactorial model. Kobayashi, H., Kawai, N., Nagasawa, T., Healey, C. Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. Consultant: Vanryckeghem, M.

2012: Delayed Auditory Feedback as a treatment approach for people who stutter. Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE), University of Central Florida. Principal Investigator: Vanryckeghem, M.

2009: The KiddyCAT (Communication Attitude Test for Preschoolers and Kindergartners): A Normative and test-retest reliability investigation [Een normatief en test-hertest betrouwbaarheids onderzoek met de KiddyCAT: Communication Attitude Test voor Kleuters. Organization for the Integration of Handicapped People [SIG], Belgium Principal Investigator:  Vanryckeghem, M.  

2007: Emotional reaction and speech disruption among adults who stutter in a mixed reality environment situation. Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida. Co-PI:  Vanryckeghem, M.

1998-2000: Standardization of the Behavior Assessment Battery test procedures and their inter-relationship. SIG (Organization for Integration of Handicapped People), Belgium. Principal Investigator: Vanryckeghem, M.

1996: The relationship between frequency of stuttering and speech rate. College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida. Principal Investigator: Vanryckeghem, M.                  

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Vanryckeghem, M. (2011). Contributor and Reviewer of Simucase for Fluency. www.SpeechPathology.com

Bakker, K. & Vanryckeghem, M. (1996). Paced Reader [com­puter software]. Springfield, MI: Authors.

FILM DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Fred Murray: A journey through stuttering. Producer: Vanryckeghem, M.

Areas of Specialty
  • Fluency disorders
Research Lab Affiliations
Research Grants
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Stuttering Research

  • PI: Martine Vanryckeghem
  • Amount: $10,000 | Timeframe: 07/21/2018 - 07/21/2021
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Frederick P. Murray
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