Hilory Liccini, M Ed

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
Memorial Hall 203
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3008
Email: [email protected]
Login to Update Your Profile
Last Updated: February 17, 2022

Hilory Liccini

Leadership: Associate UCEDD Director
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Act Early Partnership Grant, Act Early Ambassador Project, URLEND
Discipline(s): Education: General
Speech-Language Pathology
Education/Special Education
AUCD Council Membership: Council for Interdisciplinary Service
No Council Membership
Research: Expertise: Submitting IRB proposals as well as use of SPSS
Interest: Early Childhood Education and Health Related Research and Early Intervention.
Education: Expertise: Speech Lanuage Pathology & Elementary Education, Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Interest: early reading skills, alternate education settings, transition services.
Service: Expertise: ASD trainings to early childcare educators, physicians and teachers.
Interest: Training/presentations.



Florida certification Speech and Language Florida state certification eligible in Elementary Education

NYS Initial Certification Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, K-12 EDUCATION

University Of West Florida Master's degree, Elementary Education, 2009

Nazareth College of Rochester B.S in communication Sciences and Disorders May 2004

Nazareth Purple and Gold Award William Schirk Scholarship



North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (September 2010-present)

Great Plains Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment Program- Project Director

Support Autism in North Dakota - Project Director


  • Oversee daily functions to meet grant funded objectives and budgets
  • Conduct bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Conduct ASD trainings to educators, medical professionals, and other public entities 
  • Coordinate curriculum for Autism Spectrum Disorders trainings
  • Developed a monthly newsletter to be disseminated state wide
  • Developed and maintain a website to provide state and national resources for ASD
  • Collaborate and write grants for future funding
  • Coordinate a state needs assessment for ASD trainings
  • Assist in diagnostic clinics using an effective teleheath system of delivery
  • Develop and organize a public resource library 


Core Coordinator for Community Services (August 2012- present)


  • Provide training or technical assistance for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, paraprofessionals, policymakers, students, and members of the community 
  • Provide services supports, and assistance for people through demonstration and model activities. 


Santa Rosa County School District, Milton Florida (January 2010-June 2010) Speech Therapist 


  • Made and implemented lesson plans
  • Carried out therapy in both individual and group therapy sessions
  • Developed Individual Education plans for students
  • Completed cost reports and progress notes
  • Worked with head Start teachers and coordinator to develop student assistance plans



Cantalician Center for Learning, Amherst, NY (May 2004 to August 200) Speech Therapist 

  • Provided push-in and pull out therapy for students in special education classrooms as well as integrated rooms
  • Provided home based therapy
  • Provided speech therapy to students with autism, mental retardation, down syndrome, spinabifida, cerebral palsy, emotional disturbances, behavioral problems
  • Focused on language approaches, oral motor, articulation therapy Administered clinical tests: Goldman Fristoe Test of Articulation, Preschool Language Scale-4, Clinical Assessment of Articulation and Phonology, Stuttering Prediction Index, Kaufman Test of Apraxia, Non Speech Test 
  • Wrote annual review reports for CPSE and CSE meetings, which included child's present level of performance, test scores, strengths and weaknesses, and goals for the upcoming year.
  • Strengths noted by supervisor include professionalism, planning, facilitation, clinical skills, promptness, and rapport with clients, parents, and co-workers.


Professional Conferences and Trainings 

  • Speaker at various ASD trainings in North Dakota
  • Presenter at the Pac Rim Conference, Hawaii March 2012
  • Grant writing workshop
  • AUCD Webinar- Differential Treatment Intensity Research: A Missing Link in Creating Optimally Effective Interventions. A Missing Link in Creating Optimally Effective Interventions LEND training: The Family System, Family Based Medicine, Parent Directed Clinic- Autism
  • Think College Webinar-Postsecondary education for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Think College Webinar- Funding Opportunities to enhance access to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities
  • Introduction to HML-Hierarchial Linear Models
  • Overview of Applied behavior Analysis Treatment Procedure for Children with Autism and an Overview of the CARD Curriculum-Dr. Jonathan Tarbox
  • Socializing children with Autism
  • Child abuse: signs and procedures
  • Augmentative and Communication Devices
  • Collaboration: approaches for educators and therapists
  • Fluency: approaches and interventions CLINICAL Nazareth College Speech and Hearing Clinic (Fall 2002 & Spring 2003) 



Student Clinician Provided individual therapy for clients' ages 5, 6, and 8, focusing on phonological approaches by incorporating the Semantic Imaging Approach. Areas of therapy included articulation, fluency, rate of speech, and pronoun use. Worked together with another student clinician to facilitate pre-literature skills to three year olds. Worked on topics that included sequencing, directions, prediction skills, as well as new vocabulary. Strengths noted by supervisor include professionalism, good rapport with clients, creativity, and effective behavior management.