Susan Yorio, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Associate Professor

[Image] Susan Yorio

Enderis Hall, Room 837
Phone: (414) 229-3122
Fax: (414) 229-2620


Communication Sciences & Disorders


  • M.S., Speech and Language Pathology, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1975
  • B.S., Hearing and Speech Science, Colorado State University, 1973

Interests & Expertise

Susan is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She supervises undergraduate and graduate student clinicians in the department’s on-campus speech and language clinic. Susan’s primary clinical focus is in the areas of child articulation, phonology and language disorders, and child and adult fluency disorders. She is certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan serves as an advisor to UWM’s National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) chapter.

Prior to her employment at UWM, Susan primarily worked in the public schools in Nebraska, New York and Wisconsin. Within the school setting, she collaborated with regular education and special education teachers to establish increased understanding regarding the link between speech and language skills and literacy skills. In 2000, she was awarded the Outstanding Special Educator Award by the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Student Services. Susan also earned the Mequon-Thiensville School District Outstanding Educator Award in 2001.

Honors & Awards

  • Byoung Kim Teaching Excellence Award, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012