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Overview Martha Cunningham Monteith was the first trained speech therapist employed by the South Carolina public school system, establishing the inaugural program at Richland County District 1 in 1949. She worked to secure state funding for speech and hearing services throughout SC public schools. While teaching at South Carolina State University (c. 1954-1962), she helped estabish its department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, and in 1966 helped launch a Speech Pathology and Audiology graduate...
Dates: 1938 - 2019
Found in: South Carolina Political Collections