Faculty & Staff Profile

Debra Dwight

Debra Dwight, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Phone: 678-839-6170 | Fax: 678-839-6099

Email:  ddwight@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 218


Dr. Debra Dwight�s career has spanned across more than 35 years that include providing speech therapy services in public and private schools, serving as supervisor and assistant professor in public and private colleges/universities, serving as program director of a pre-K special education regional program, serving as assistant professor and program director for speech-language programs in a public university, serving as consultant/supervisor in public schools, and providing direct speech-language and swallowing services to patients through home-health, rehabilitation, and long term care facilities.


  • B.A., Speech Therapy,
  • M.A., Early Childhood Education,
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology,
  • Ed.D., Speech-Language Pathology,

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • SLPA-3701 (Intro to Communictn Disorders)    
    • SLPA-3760 (Articulatn/Phonological Disord)    
    • SLPA-4701 (Language Disorders in Children)    
    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs)    
    • SLPA-6704 (Assess & Treat of Neuro Comm)    
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • SLPA-3760 (Articulatn/Phonological Disord) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs) Section: 02
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • SLPA-3701 (Intro to Communictn Disorders) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6704 (Assess & Treat of Neuro Comm) Section: 01
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • SLPA-3760 (Articulatn/Phonological Disord) Section: 01
    • SLPA-3760 (Articulatn/Phonological Disord) Section: 02
    • SLPA-4701 (Language Disorders in Children) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4701 (Language Disorders in Children) Section: 02

Selected Publications

  • Dwight, D. M. (2006). Here’s how to do therapy: Hands-on cores skills in speech-language pathology. San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Professional Interests

Professional interests include teaching and therapy delivery skills.

Personal Interests

Personal interests include reading, junking, and gardening.