Shulamith Kastein


Shulamith Kastein received her degree from the University of Vienna in 1929. Kastein emigrated to the US in 1940 and studied speech pathology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. She joined the staff of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1948 and eventually became the director of the speech and hearing clinic there. Upon retirement, Kastein became director of Mount Saint Ursula’s Speech Center in the Bronx.

Works by Shulamith Kastein, arranged chronologically

Kastein, S. (1952) Notes on speech therapy for parents of children with cerebral palsy. Open Library.

Kastein, S. (1977) The Birth of Language: The case history of a nonverbal child, Charles C. Thomas.

Kastein, S. & Spaulding, I. (1980) Raising the young blind child: A guide for parents and educators. Human Sciences Press.

Froeschels, E., Kastein, S., Weiss, D. (1955). A method of therapy for paralytic conditions of the mechanisms of phonation, respiration and glutination, Journal of Speech Disorders, 4, 365-370.

Eisenson, J., Kastein, S., & Schneiderman, N. (1958). An investigation into the ability of voice defectives to discriminate among differences in pitch and loudness. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 23, 5, 577-582.

Michel-Smith, H. & Kastein, S. (1962) The special child: diagnosis, treatment, habilitation : [selected papers on certain aspects of diagnosis, treatment, habilitation.

Kastein, S.& Gillman, A. (1976) The interaction of emotional stress and language development: Case studies of three visually impaired children. Journal of Communication Disorders, 9, 135-141.