Associate Professor

Deryk Beal

Speech-Language Pathology


Bloorview Research Institute - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario Canada M4G 1R8
Research Interests
Speech-Language Pathology, Brain Imaging Biomarkers and Determinants of Recovery
MSc, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Recent Publications

  1. Cermak, C. A., Scratch, S. E., Reed, N. P., Bradley, K., Quinn de Launay, K. & Beal, D. S. (2018). Cognitive communication deficits in children with traumatic brain injury: A scoping review. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.
  2. Sherman, V., Greco, E., Mahendranath, M., Beal, D., Thorpe, K. & Martino, R. (2018). Feeding and Swallowing Impairment in Children with Stroke and Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.
  3. Smithson, L., Baird, T., Sukhpreet, T., Lau, A., Mariasine, J., Chikuma, J., Lefebvre, D. L., Subbarao, P., Becker, A. B., Turvey, S. E., Sears, M. R., the CHILD Study Investigators, Beal, D. S., Pei, J., Mandhane, P. J. (2018). Shorter sleep duration is associated with reduced cognitive development at 2 years of age. Sleep Medicine.48: 131-129.
  4. Misaghi E., Zhang Z., Gracco V.L., De Nil L.F., Beal D.S. (2018). White matter tractography of the neural network for speech-motor control in children who stutter. Neuroscience Letters. 668: 37-42.
  5. Jackson, E., Tiede, M., Beal, D., & Whalen. (2016). The Impact of Social–Cognitive Stress on Speech Variability, Determinism, and Stability in Adults Who Do and Do Not Stutter. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59(6), 1295–1314. doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-16-0145