Janet Sanker, M.A. CCC/SLP

Janet Sanker, M.A. CCC/SLP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist
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Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist

Mrs. Sanker joined the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorder’s clinical faculty in January 2017. She supervises graduate students within the General, Language and Literacy, and Diagnostic Clinics. Since joining the Department, Janet has implemented a Social Group Clinic for children with Social Communication Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also serves as a clinical supervisor for Camp Success during the Summer I session. In addition to supervising, she has been teaching Language Disorders in Children since Fall 2018. As of Spring 2019, she co-instructs the CSD Kenya service learning and multicultural course, which includes traveling with Baylor’s CSD undergraduate and graduate students to Kenya to provide speech and language services and teacher/caregiver trainings. Prior to joining Baylor University’s clinical faculty, Janet’s professional experience includes working in the public school setting in St. Louis, MO and the private pediatric setting in Waco, TX.

Janet is married to Rich Sanker, who is also employed at Baylor University as the Director of Prehealth Studies. They have two daughters. The Sanker family is actively involved at St. Louis Catholic Church and Reicher Catholic School.

Academic Interests and Research

Academic interests include Social Communication Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Language and Literacy Disorders.

Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Saint Louis University

  • Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, Indiana University

Teaching Responsibilities
  • CSD 5149 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology

  • CSD 5149-04 Diagnostic Practicum

  • CSD 4302 Language Disorders in Children

  • CSD 4V86-02 Health Science Leadership: Community Engagement and Service-Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • CSD 5334-02 Multicultural Issues in Speech-Language Pathology