Rae M. Sonnenmeier, Ph.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor and Clinic Director with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). She teaches courses on early childhood language disorders, ethics and professional issues, and clinical practice. Through her work with the CSD Clinical Programs, she provides clinical assessment and consultation regarding best practices for communication development and learning to families, school personnel, early intervention, and other community-based providers. Dr. Sonnenmeier has been affiliated with the NH-ME LEND program since 1996, serving as Training Director between 1999-2009. Currently, she serves as faculty to the NH-ME ECHO-SCOPE project providing professional development to early intervention and early care providers regarding supports for infants and children affected by the opioid epidemic.
- 701/801: Principles of Assessment
- 703/803: Ethics and Professional Issues
- 723: Observation Skills in SLP
- 831: Early Childhood Language Dis
- 870: Clinical Practicum
- 872: Externship
- COMM 801: Principles of Assessment
- COMM 803: Ethical & Professional Iss I
- COMM 831: Early Childhood Language Dis
- COMM 843: Augmentative & Alternative Cmm
- COMM 870: Clinical Practicum
- COMM 872: Externship
- COMM 880: Principles of Assessment
- COMM 912: Lang Disorders Birth to Five
- COMM 914: Augmentative & Alternative Cmn
- COMM 916: Autism Spectrum Disorders
- HHS 798/898: Spec Top/Interprof. Colloquium
- Communicative Disorders, Speech
- Early Intervention for People With Disabilities
Humphreys, B. P., Couse, L. J., Sonnenmeier, R. M., Kurtz, A., Russell, S. M., & Antal, P. (2015). Transforming LEND Leadership Training Curriculum through the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Competencies. MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH JOURNAL, 19(2), 300-307. doi:10.1007/s10995-014-1587-8
Sonnenmeier, R. M., Jorgensen, C., Bates, K., Frechette, A., & Currin, J. (n.d.). "Nothing about us without us": Including people with disabilities as teaching partners in university courses. International Journal of Whole Schooling. Retrieved from http://www.wholeschooling.net/Journal_of_Whole_Schooling/IJWSindex.html
Jorgensen, C. M., McSheehan, M., & Sonnenmeier, R. M. (2010). The Beyond Access Model Promoting Membership, Participation, and Learning for Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom. Brookes Pub.
McSheehan, M. C. (2008). Membership, Participation, and Learning in General Education Classrooms for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Who Use AAC.
Jorgensen, C. M., McSheehan, M., & Sonnenmeier, R. M. (2007). Presumed competence reflected in the educational programs of students with IDD before and after the Beyond Access professional development intervention. JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, 32(4), 248-262. doi:10.1080/13668250701704238
McSheehan, M., Sonnenmeier, R. M., Jorgensen, C. M., & Turner, K. (2006). Beyond communication access - Promoting learning of the general education curriculum by students with significant disabilities. TOPICS IN LANGUAGE DISORDERS, 26(3), 266-290. doi:10.1097/00011363-200607000-00008
Sonnenmeier, R. M., McSheehan, M., & Jorgensen, C. M. (2005). A case study of team supports for a student with autism's communication and engagement within the general education curriculum: Preliminary report of the beyond access model. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION, 21(2), 101-115. doi:10.1080/07434610500103608
Duchan, J. F., & Hewitt, L. E. (1994). Pragmatics from theory to practice. Allyn & Bacon.
HIGGINBOTHAM, D. J., SONNENMEIER, R. M., & DUCHAN, J. F. (1993). THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON FACILITATED COMMUNICATION. TECHNOLOGY AND DISABILITY, 2(3), 68-78. doi:10.3233/TAD-1993-2308
STATHOPOULOS, E. T., DUCHAN, J. F., SONNENMEIER, R. M., & BRUCE, N. V. (1986). INTONATION AND PAUSING IN DEAF SPEECH. FOLIA PHONIATRICA, 38(1), 1-12. doi:10.1159/000265814