University Profiles

Theresa Bartolotta

Theresa E. Bartolotta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor, Director of Assessment for Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost

Department of Speech-Language Pathology


My research interest is in communication in autism spectrum disorders, specifically Rett syndrome.

My areas of professional interest are in developmental language disorders, autism, Rett syndrome and augmentative communication in individuals with complex communication needs. My current research is in the use of eye-tracking technology in Rett syndrome. I am also working with international colleagues on developing consensus guidelines for assessment and treatment of communication in Rett syndrome. I serve as a Site Visitor for the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and am a member of the Higher Education Committee of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


  • PhD, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
  • MA, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY
  • BS, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Academic Distinctions

International Rett Syndrome Foundation, HeART (Help Accelerate RTT Therapeutics) Grant, “Eyetracking in Rett syndrome: A preliminary investigation of receptive and expressive vocabulary”, October 2013–September 2015, $60,000. Role – Primary Investigator.

Honors and Awards
  • Elected to the Alpha Eta Honor Society, May, 2011
  • Honors of the Association, New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association, April, 2011.



Office Phone
(973) 275-2916


Office Location
Room 126A
Walsh Library


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