Tabitha Venable

Doctoral Student


  • Huntsville, Texas

Current Employment

  • Lecturer, Sam Houston State University
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama.


  • M.A. in Sign Language Education, Gallaudet University
  • B.A. in Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University

Research Interests

  • Disability Oppression

  • Language Deprivation

  • ASL and Deaf Culture in Speech Pathology Department

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Buchanan, B. J., Pirone, J. S., Pudans‐Smith, K. K., Leffler, B. W., Cohen, B. S., Simmons, P. K., Ballentine, P. M., Venable, T., & Soza, K. (2023). American Sign Language Level 1 assessment: What is out there?Foreign Language Annals.
  • Clark, M. D., Greene-Woods, A. N., Alofi, A., Sides, M., Buchanan, B., Hauschildt, S., Alford, A., Courson, F., & Venable, T. (2021). The Spoken Language Checklist: A parent and teacher friendly normed language acquisition checklist. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 26(2), 1-12.

Recent Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • N/A

Recent Presentations

  • N/A

Dissertation Focus

  • Why American Sign Language and Deaf Culture courses will benefit Speech Pathology