Communication Sciences and Disorders

Faculty & Staff

Debbie Forman

ClinScD., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor of Practice

Dr. Forman has a Doctorate of Clinical Science from Rocky Mountain University of the Health Professions, as well as Masters and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida in Communicative Disorders. She is licensed to practice Speech-Language Pathology in Florida, Kansas, Texas, and Missouri, and as worked in both primary education and skilled nursing facilities. She has spent over ten years treating geriatric patients, focusing on issues consisting of language disorders, dysphagia and end of life care. Clients that she has treated had a variety of diagnosis, including stroke, traumatic brain injury and dementia. Dr. Forman has also served in a management capacity supervising an interdisciplinary team of therapists as Director of Rehabilitation for a 120-bed skilled nursing facility. Dr. Forman has two years experience working with children grades preschool through seventh grade, in areas of reading and listening comprehension, articulation, and fluency.


Clinical Doctorate of Speech Language Pathology, 2018

  • Rocky Mountain University of the Health Professions

Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders, 2006

  • University of Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders, 2004 

  • University of Central Florida

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Child and Adult language (especially in Down syndrome population).
  • Current research plans include assessing ways for high schoolers with Down syndrome understand and complete directions.
  • Future plans include including training for employers/group home staff.

Curriculum Vitae 

Debbie Forman