Faculty & Staff

Ms. Garlock obtained her B.S. and M.A. degrees in Communication Disorders from Truman State University.

Sheila Garlock, M.A., CCC-SLP, joined the faculty as a full-time assistant professor beginning fall 2005. She teaches courses in sign language, fluency,  diagnostics, and principles of clinical management. She supervises a wide variety of cases in the clinic, including speech and language evaluations.

Ms. Garlock has extensive experience as a speech-language-pathologist in private practice and in a variety of clinical settings including many public schools and special agencies. She supervised student clinicians from Truman prior to joining the faculty and has supervised several local implementers and ASHA CF experiences.

Ms. Garlock has special interests in fluency, developmental disabilities, deaf culture, and American Sign Language. During her fall 2014 sabbatical semester she further refined her sign language skills and explorations of deaf culture in Missouri.

Ms. Garlock enjoys spending time with her extensive local family, including her husband and 3 daughters, all of whom graduated from Truman.  She is the proud grandmother of one grandson born in January of 2018 and one granddaughter born in September of 2019.