Terry Jean (T.J.) Ragan


T.J. Ragan, M.A., CCC-SLP is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Clinic Director for the University of Georgia Speech & Hearing Clinic. She is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist specializing in pediatric speech, language, and literacy evaluation and treatment. She has experience in private practice, public, private, and charter school systems, early intervention programs, nonprofit agencies, and teletherapy. T.J. is a strong believer in lifelong learning and has served as the Professional Development Manager for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 1, Language Learning and Education, for the past 5 years. She has been an SLP since 2002, and has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of late talkers, children with cleft palate or velocardiofacial syndrome, hearing loss, autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADHD, and other language based learning disorders, congenital syndromes, multiple disabilities, and children who require augmentative and alternative communication systems (AAC) to communicate.

Areas of Expertise

  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Autism
  • Early intervention
  • Supervision
  • School-aged language
  • AAC
  • Cleft palate/velocardiofacial syndrome
  • Teletherapy


  •  M.A. in Communication Sciences & Disorders, 2002
    The University of Georgia
  •  B.S.Ed. in Communication Sciences & Disorders, 2000
    The University of Georgia


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