University of Portland

Ellyn Arwood

Ellyn Arwood

Background Narrative

Ellyn Arwood, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, is a Professor at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon and has both national and international reputations for scholarship in the areas of language, cognition, learning, neuroeducation, and special needs. During the past 40 years Dr. Arwood has been on faculty at a number of universities, teaching and providing hands-on clinical experiences with all populations of communicatively impaired children and adults. She is the author of several textbooks and one monograph about the concept of pragmaticism applied to communication disorders, learning, and using language to learn.

  • Doctor of Education, Univ Georgia Athens*
  • Master of Arts, Washington St Univ
  • Bachelor of Arts, Univ Oregon
  • 1997, Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomate. American Board of Disability Analysts.
  • 1971, Mortar Board Honor Society. University of Oregon.
  • 1971, National Center for Allied Health Leadership.
  • 2012, Nominated, Wallin SPED Lifetime Award.
  • 2011, Clinical Award for Outstanding Teaching and Research. Oregon Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
  • 2009, Diversity Champion Award. American Speech and Hearing Association.
  • 2005, ACE (Award for Chapter Excellence). Kappa Delta Pi.
  • 2000-2001, Who's Who in Executives and Professionals. National Register.
  • 2001, Nomination for AAUW Scholarship Award. Marisa Davis.
  • 1996 & 1997, Nomination for Who's Who American Teachers.
  • 1993, Teaching and Scholarship Faculty Award. University of Portland.
  • 1984, Top Young Allied Health Professional in the U.S.
  • 1983, Top 100 Young Allied Health Professional in the S.W.
  • 1985, Who's Who in International Medicine.
  • 2010-2011, ACE Award for Continuing Education. ASHA.
  • Please see the Curriculum Vitae above
Professional Affiliations
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • American Board of Disability Analysts
  • Council of Exceptional Children
  • UCD Interprofessional Pain Management Committee
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • BrainNet
  • International Association of Special Education
  • International Pragmatics Association
  • International Mind-Brain Education Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Oregon Speech, Language and Hearing Association

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