Rebecca Vance, MS, CCC-SLP

Research Speech-Language Pathologist

Rebecca Vance is a certified speech-language pathologist who has been engaged in research for the past twenty years. She earned both her BA in Speech and Hearing Sciences and MS in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Arizona. She worked as a school-based speech-language pathologist for several years before returning to the University as a clinical instructor. She was instrumental in establishing the Scottish Rite/University of Arizona Child Language Center and served as its first Clinic Director. Ms. Vance’s passion for research led to her current position as a Research Speech-Language Pathologist in The Plante Lab where she manages daily lab activities, oversees data collection, and supervises student training. In 2009, she and Dr. Plante launched the Talk MOORE Summer Camp, a research-based, half-day treatment program for preschool children with developmental language disorder. Ms. Vance is committed to fostering a love of research in students at the undergraduate and graduate levels by supporting them throughout the research process. She also contributes to laboratory talks, presentations, and manuscripts.