Barbara Blake

Barbara Blake Headshot 2013

Instructor and Clinical Supervisor of Communicative Disorders

Barbara Blake began teaching at Nicholls in August 2013. She has worked in a variety of settings including home health, skilled nursing facilities, elementary and high schools, outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient rehabilitation, private practice, and as the Admissions Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Center of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.  She has worked with individuals from preschool to geriatrics.

Mrs. Blake has experience working with adults and children in the areas of articulation, language, voice, fluency, augmentative communication, cognition, and dysphagia.  She has specialized training for quality improvement processes and is a Six Sigma trained Green Belt.

Mrs. Blake was born in Thibodaux and raised in Chackbay, La. where she currently resides with her family.  She is married and the mother of 3 children.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, sewing and machine embroidery.


M.S., Speech Pathology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

B.A., Speech and Hearing, Nicholls State University

Courses taught:

COMD 121           –               Physics of Sound

COMD 279          –               Normal Language Acquisition

COMD 330           –              Orientation to Clinical Practice

COMD 340           –              Practicum in Speech and Language I

COMD 430           –              Practicum in Speech and Language II

COMD 440           –              Practicum in Speech and Language III

Professional affiliations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Louisiana Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Teaching Certificate in Speech and Hearing Therapy, Louisiana State Department of Education

University and community affiliations:

  • Nicholls chapter of the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Faculty AdviserDSC00950

Contact information:

112 Talbot Hall

Phone:  985-448-4582