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DepartmentDepartment of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
  • M.A., Speech-Pathology, California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.S., Educational Administration, California State University, Fullerton
  • B.A., Communicative Disorders, California State University, Fullerton

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Professor Uranga-Hernandez is an Associate Professor and Clinic Director at Biola University where she teaches at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department. Her research interests include Multi-cultural Issues, Autism, Language and Literacy Development and Disorders, early intervention, and Theology and Disabilities. Prior to moving to academia, Professor Uranga-Hernandez worked as a speech-language pathologist and program specialist, in public school special education. Professor Uranga-Hernandez completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies in May 2016 with a Dissertation entitled Autism and the Church: A Case Study of the Experiences of Four Children with Autism in the Evangelical Church.

Research Interests

  • Pedriatic Population
  • Autism
  • Bilingual/Multicultural assessment and intervention
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