Maryellen Liening

Maryellen Liening

Clinical Instructor
Administrator Continuing Education


313.577.8885 (fax)

105.4 Prentis
5201 Cass Ave
Detroit, MI 48202

Maryellen Liening


Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Clinical Instructor Wayne State University

Speech Language Pathologist Craniofacial Team Childrens Hospital of Michigan

CEU administrator for The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders 


  • DEI Committee
  • Admissions Committee 
  • Search Clinical Faculty 
  • CSD Salary Committee


McCourt, E. F., Balog, H., O’Leary, K. S., & Liening, M. (2009, November). The Assessment of Urban Preschool Children’s Emerging Print Awareness Skills. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

McCourt, E. F., Balog, H., O’Leary, K. S., & Liening, M. (2010 March). Criterion and norm referenced Assessment of Print Awareness in Pre-Literate Urban Preschool Children emerging print awareness skills. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing association Convention, Kalamazoo, MI.

Directed Study with Dr. Andruski for Kimberly Tappen (undergraduate) on Acoustic Measurements of Resonance.

Assisting Dr. Andruski in directing Joyce Bride’s research project on Cleft Palate.

Directed Study with Fotini Papaioanno (undergrad) on resonance in Cleft Palate.

Directed Honors Study with Megan Gurka on Head Injury.

Directed Honors Study with Johanna Roa on Right Hemisphere Impairment.


Baccalaureate: Michigan State University; Lansing, MI 1983 Graduate: Wayne State University; Detroit, MI 1985 PostgraduaLicensure:9/30/23 Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence ASHA

Awards and grants

Award for Continuing Education 2018-2021

Currently teaching


SLP 5090

SLP 5360

SLP 7621

SLP 6360







Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism SLP 5090
Clinical Practicum SLP 5360
Language and Phonological Disorders SLP 6460


 Craniofacial Anomalies SLP 7621

Clinical Practicum SLP 6360


Incremental coursework

American Speech and Hearing Association member since December 1986- Decembr 2022

Special Interest Groups 3,11&5: Speech Science and Oral Facial Disorders; Voice and Voice Disorders; Administration and supervision

Michigan Speech and Hearing Association member  January 1987- December 2022

Other qualifications directly relevant to courses taught

Invited Seminars or Lectures Presented in Last Five Years

  • Presentationss to Dental Residents at Children’s Hospital of Michigan 
  • Presentation to the Hearing, Speech and Language Department at The Childrens Hospital of Michigan 
  • Presentations to ENT residents at DMC 
  • Presentation to Wayne State School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology November
  • Guest Lectures in Intro to Communications Disorders; Neurologic Disorders; Phonetics; Computer Proficiency WSU