Cass Faux, MS

University of Arizona 1999 - 2019
College of Science Copernicus Award (2018)

Cass Faux was the Coordinator of Clinical Education for Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. She received her BS and MS in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona. Clinically, she maintained broad interests in pediatric communication disorders, with a specialization in Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices for children and adults. Other areas of expertise included the management of children following cochlear implantation, motor speech disorders, and language impairment, especially as it affects literacy development. Cass was a founding member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic located at Banner-University Medical Center, South Campus. Cass served as a speech-language pathologist and consultant in several settings, encompassing practice in hospital and medical settings, private practice, state agencies, and a tenure as interim director at the Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Tucson. She had vibrant collaboration with colleagues in O.T., special education, deaf education, P.T., and music therapy.