Randall D. Smith, M.Ed.,
Additional graduate and post graduate studies in communication disorders:
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA.
University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette LA.
University of Colorado, Boulder CO.
Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.
Completes 40-80 contact hours of Professional Continuing Education each year in hearing loss, hearing aids, neurogenic speech/language disorders, fluency disorders, voice disorders and geriatric speech/language disorders.
McNeese State University, Lake Charles LA, Speech and Hearing Consultant, Instructor, Special Education, 1972-1978. Identified and diagnosed students for speech-language-hearing services through special education.
Porter Memorial Hospital, Denver CO, Speech Pathologist, Department Head, 1979-1990. Provided direct speech-language rehabilitation and educational services for persons with speech-language problems following strokes, surgery, or with other neurogenic speech-language problems. Emphasis on the geriatric population.
Lakewood Hearing & Speech Center, Lakewood CO, 1990-present.
Community and Honors
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC), Lakewood CO. DDRC provides case management and services for persons with developmental disabilities in Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties in Colorado. Member of Family Support Council, Board of Directors, President of the Board, 1991-2004.
Governor’s Task Force for Persons with Disabilities, Denver CO, 2000.
Center for Hearing, Speech and Language (CHSL), Denver CO. CHSL, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, provides speech, language, and hearing services. Board of Directors, 1991-1992.
Arapahoe Sertoma Club, 1986-present.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Community Service Award, 1997
About Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss: Answers to 101 Questions, Smith, Randall D., Denver: Ramie Publishing, 1991.
The Hearing Aid Decision: Answers to Your Many Questions, Smith, Randall D., Alpiner, Jerome G., et.al., Denver: Ramie Publishing, 2007.
*Certificate of Clinical Competence Speech-Language Pathology, by the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association.
**Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences.