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Nicole Magaldi

Professor Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S. Cortland UniversityM.A., Kean UniversityPh.D, NYU


Dr. Nicole Magaldi is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Her research and teaching stem from her 20+ years of clinical experience working with children in various settings including hospitals, early intervention, schools and private practice.  Dr. Magaldi specializes in child language disorders with a particular interest in Developmental Language Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder.   Her current research examines methods of promoting and facilitating evidence – based practice in child language disorders.  She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) as well as the professional development committee for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 1 (SIG 1). 


Developmental Language Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Language Disorders in Infants and Toddlers, Evidence-Based Practice


Magaldi, N. and Victorino, K. (2022) Problem-Based Learning as a Tool to Facilitate Graduate Students’ Understanding of Terminology and Evidence-Based Practice in Child Language Disorders, Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 1.
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Victorino, K. and Magaldi, N. (2019).  Navigating Terminology and Promoting Evidence-Based Practice for Child Language Disorders: Challenges and Solutions for Educators. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 42 (1), 58-64

Kamowski-Shakibai, M., Kollia, B. and Magaldi, N. (2017). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Communication Disorders: Influences of Advanced Parental Age and Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology, Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1, 21 – 30.DOI10.1007/s41252-017-0006-8.

Kamowski-Shakibai, M., Magaldi, N., and Kollia, B.  (2014). Parent-reported use of assisted reproduction technology, infertility, and incidence of autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorder, 9, 77 – 95.

Magaldi, N., Kamowski-Shakiabi, M., and Kollia, B.  (2014) Assistive Reproductive Technology and the Rise in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Spectrum Quarterly. December, 44-48.

Magaldi, N. (2013). Diagnosing Autism; Clues to Autism in Infancy and the Pitfalls for Early Identification.  Autism Spectrum Quarterly. August, 28 – 29.



Dissertation of the Year, New York University

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