Beth Mineo

Center for Disabilities Studies
University of Delaware
College of Education and Human Development
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6974
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 19, 2017

Beth Mineo

Leadership: UCEDD Director
LEND Director
Discipline Coordinators: Speech-Language Pathology
Specialty Resource Contacts: Assistive Technology,
Speech-language Pathology
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


Center Director, Unit Director

Beth Mineo is the director of the Center for Disabilities Studies, director of the Assistive Technology Unit at the Center, and associate professor in the School of Education. Beth has extensive experience in project design and implementation, services for individuals with disabilities, assistive technology development and utilization, and research and evaluation.

Beth earned her doctorate in Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh, where she trained as a speech/language pathologist and specialized in supports for individuals with significant learning and communication disabilities. She has been with the University of Delaware for more than 20 years, managing federally and state-funded research, demonstration and evaluation projects, and launching and overseeing collaborative projects featuring multiple stakeholders. Beth is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences, has published many articles and book chapters, and has served as editor-in-chief of the journal Assistive Technology.

Publications since 2009:
Stuart, S., and Mineo, B. (In press). Communication devices. In M. Selzer, S. Clarke, L. Cohen, G. Kwakkel, & R. Miller (Eds.), Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation (Volume 2: Medical Neurorehabilitation). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Snell, M., Brady, N., McLean, L., Ogletree, B.T., Siegel, E., Sylvester, L., Mineo, B., Paul, D., Romski, M.A., & Sevcik, R. (2010.) Twenty years of communication intervention research with individuals who have severe intellectual and developmental disabilities. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 115, 364-380.

Mineo, B.A., Ziegler, W., Gill, S., & Salkin, D. (2009). Engagement with electronic screen media among students with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 172-187.

- Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council (and Financial Advisory Committee)
- Protection and Advocacy for Individuals Rights Advisory Board
- Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (and Policy and Law Committee)
- Governor's Commission on Access to Community-based Services
- National Joint Committee on the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities
- Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Waggies by Maggie and Friends (Board of Directors)
- Mary Campbell Center (Board of Directors)