Candace Cook

Clinical Educator/Instructor


  • MS, University of Alabama, 2006
  • BA, University of Alabama, 2004


Candace Handley Cook is a Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Educator and Instructor at The University of Alabama. She began her career in the local school systems and transitioned to the University in 2009, where she supervises undergraduate and graduate students providing pediatric therapy for articulation disorders, language delays/disorders, fluency disorders, and feeding disorders, and social communication disorders, as well as utilizing augmentative/alternative communication strategies. She has training in autism treatment approaches including the SCERTS® Model, and is a certified trainer of the Project ImPACT program, which is a parent-mediated intervention for children with autism.  She also has training in the SOS Approach to Feeding and the CAN-EAT © Approach for children with feeding difficulties. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama, and the AL Autism Providers Network.


Supervise undergraduate and graduate students conducting therapy and diagnostic evaluations for preschool children and speech, language, or hearing impairments