Faculty & Staff

May, 2002 Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Alabama

August, 1996, Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy.  Graduated summa cum laude. Florida State University.

Dr. Amy F. (Wilson) Teten began her professional career as a music therapist. After obtaining her credentials as a speech-language pathologist, she provided SLP services throughout the Omaha metropolitan area, including Midlands Hospital and various Skilled Nursing Facilities. She has taught at West Texas A&M University, Truman State University and University of Nebraska-Omaha, before returning to Truman's faculty in 2016.

Dr. Teten has special interests and expertise in medical speech-language pathology and adult populations (voice, dysphagia, motor speech disorders, dementia/aphasia, and augmentative communication).

Dr. Teten lives with her husband and 2 children in Kirksville. She enjoys organ music, dogs, cats, and all things Alabama.

Selected publications:

Teten, A. F., DeVeney, S. L., & Friehe, M. J. (2016). Use of student perceptions to measure Voice Disorders course impact on learning.  Journal of Curriculum,  Teaching, Learning, and Leadership in Education, 1 (1), 84-93.

Teten, A. F., DeVeney, S. L., & Friehe, M. J. (2016). Voice disorder management competencies: A survey of school-based speech-language pathologists in Nebraska. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, 47, 31-43.

DeVeney, S., Teten, A.F., & Friehe, M.J. (2015). Full-semester and time-compressed fluency disorders course: An evaluation of student perceptions of competence, satisfaction, and workload. Social Welfare: Interdisciplinary Approach, 5 (2), 42-53. 

Teten, A. F., Dagenais, P. A., & Friehe, M. J. (2015). Auditory and visual cues for topic maintenance with persons who exhibit dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2015, 1-9.

Lorsbach, T. C., Reimer, J. F., Friehe, M. J., Armendarez, J. J., & Teten, A. F. (2015). The controlled retrieval of specific context information in children and adults. American Journal of Psychology, 128 (1), 43-59.

Teten, A. F., DeVeney, S. L., & Friehe, M. J. (2013). Checklist for assessing graduate students’ competencies in the area of voice disorders. Perspectives in Voice and Voice Disorders, 23, 95-100.

Wilson, A. F. (2002). The effects of modality and specificity of redirection upon topic maintenance skills of persons with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (Doctoral dissertation, University of South Alabama).

Dagenais, P. A., & Wilson, A. F. (2002).  Acceptability and intelligibility of moderately dysarthric speech by four types of listeners.  In N. Hewlett, L. Kelly,  F. Windsor (Eds.), Themes in clinical linguistics and phonetics (pp. 363-372). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.