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Robert Domingo

Robert A. Domingo

Past Chair of Department; Associate Professor

B.A., SUNY PlattsburghM.S., Adelphi UniversityM.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate School, CUNY


Dr. Robert Domingo, a past president of the Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA) and past member of the Board of Directors for the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) as Universities and Labs representative, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist. He teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate University levels. His clinical background includes expertise in adult language habilitation and rehabilitation, motor speech disorders, neuroanatomy, autism and developmental disabilities, swallowing disorders, and alternative and augmentative communication; as well as pediatric language acquisition, phonology and articulation, and school-based language intervention.   His current interest lies in the facilitation and development of social communication skills in individuals with ASD or other communication deficits, through the use of improvisation.


Developmental disabilities and Autism; Alternative / Augmentative Communication; Dysphagia; Motor Speech Disorders; Aphasia; Child Language Acquisition; Neuroantomy


Co-Author, “Autism Related Curriculum in New York State Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Programs”, Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 2013. 

Author, Speech / Swallowing Questions in “Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Q and A Review” (L. Weiss, MD; H. Lenaburg, MD; J. Weiss, MD, Eds.), Demos Medical Publishing, LLC. (2013)  

Co-Author, “Academic Edge: Are New York State CSD Programs Ready for Autisam? Is Anyone?” ASHA leader, vol. 18 (4), 30-31, 2013. 

Author, Communication Disorders in “Oxford American Handbook for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation” (L. Weiss, MD; J. Weiss, MD; and T. Pobre, MD, Eds.), Oxford University Press, 2010.

Author, Swallowing Disorders in “Oxford American Handbook for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation” (L. Weiss, MD; J. Weiss, MD; and T. Pobre, MD, Eds.), Oxford University Press, 2010.

Author, The life-long development of communication in people with mental retardation. In “Introduction to Organic and Neurogenic Disorders of Communication, Scope of Practice” (C. Ferrand & R. Bloom, Eds.), Allyn & Bacon Publishers. (1997)

Author, The expression of pragmatic intentions in adults with mental retardation during instructional discourse. In “Discourse Analysis and Applications: Studies in Adult Clinical Populations”, R. Bloom, L. Obler, S. DeSanti & J. Ehrlich (Eds.), Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (1994).

Lectures and Presentations

Lecturer: “Facilitating the Development of Pragmatic Communication Skills in Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders”, presented at the RCASD Spring Conference, Melville NY (2019)

Lecturer: “Speech-Language Intervention to Support Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders”, presented at the RCASD Fall Conference, Bethpage, NY (2019)

Lecturer, “Assessment of Dysphagia in the Adult Stroke Population,” presented at Nassau University Medical Center (2013). 

Lecturer, “Dysphagia grand rounds: A comparison of MBS and FEES(ST) techniques in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders,” presented at LIU / Post (2010).

Lecturer, “Assessment and treatment of severe articulatory and apraxic-like disorders”, presented at Staff Training Workshop, Brentwood Public Schools, Department of Speech and Hearing, Brentwood, NY (2005).

Lecturer, “Cognitive and linguistic aspects of development in children with autism spectrum disorders”, presented to 2nd Annual NSSLHA Workshop, C.W. Post Chapter, Brookville, NY (2005).

Lecturer, “Get your Motor Running! Diagnosis and treatment of developmental motor speech disorders in children”, Monroe BOCES: Professional Staff Development, Rochester, NY (2005).

Lecturer, “You Don’t Say! Speech-language therapy services for persons with aphasia” Annual Meeting of Therapeutic Recreational Association of Suffolk County, Lindenhurst, NY. (2004).

Lecturer, “Classroom-based language intervention and collaboration for the speech-language pathologist” Staff Training Workshop, Smithtown Central School District, Department of Speech and Hearing, Smithtown, NY. (2004).


2008: David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, LIU / Post

2003: Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association “Honors of the Association”

2017, 2013, 2010, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1998, 1996: ASHA ACE Awards; Continuing Education

Professional Affiliations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Past member of Board of Directors for Universities and Labs (2010 - 2012)

Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Past President; Past Chair of Student Concerns Committee (2013)