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


  • 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

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

Incremental coursework

  • American Speech and Hearing Association member since December 1986-December 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

Courses taught by Maryellen Liening

Fall Term 2023 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2023 (future)

Winter Term 2023 (current)

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021