Samantha L. Morrison is a clinical supervisor at the University of Montevallo Speech and Language Center. She supervises graduate students during the diagnostic and treatment processes and teaches undergraduate CSD courses.
Mrs. Morrison is a Montevallo Alumni. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Montevallo before working in a variety of school settings, including general education schools, inclusion classrooms, self-contained classrooms, and self-contained center schools for students with severe disabilities. She has also mentored SLPs as a district-level support. In addition to district leadership responsibilities, she provided diagnostic and therapy services in the juvenile justice system, to students enrolled in the virtual school program, and to students in the emotional-behavioral treatment programs.
Mrs. Morrison has spent time living and working as an SLP abroad. As the Head of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Department, she assisted in opening the Ontario Center for Special Education in Doha, Qatar. Her responsibilities included providing teacher training, developing assessment and intervention policies and procedures, and supervising therapy services.
In July 2017, Mrs. Morrison completed a second graduate degree, a masters in Developmental Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. Her interests include functional communication and life skills development in individuals with severe disabilities, literacy and learning strategies in school-aged children, and social skills in children and adolescences with autism and/or emotional-behavioral disorders.