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Terry Jean (T.J.) Ragan

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education

  • Director, Speech and Hearing Clinic

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Contact Information

Office Location

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Autism
  • Early intervention
  • Supervision
  • School-aged language
  • AAC
  • Cleft palate/velocardiofacial syndrome
  • Teletherapy

Programs of Study


T.J. Ragan, M.A., CCC-SLP is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Clinic Director for the University of Georgia Speech & Hearing Clinic. She is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist specializing in pediatric speech, language, and literacy evaluation and treatment. She has experience in private practice, public, private, and charter school systems, early intervention programs, nonprofit agencies, and teletherapy. T.J. is a strong believer in lifelong learning and has served as the Professional Development Manager for ASHA's Special Interest Group 1, Language Learning and Education, for the past 5 years. She has been an SLP since 2002, and has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of late talkers, children with cleft palate or velocardiofacial syndrome, hearing loss, autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADHD, and other language based learning disorders, congenital syndromes, multiple disabilities, and children who require augmentative and alternative communication systems (AAC) to communicate.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
M.A. Communication Sciences & Disorders The University of Georgia 2002
B.S.Ed. Communication Sciences & Disorders The University of Georgia 2000