G. DeLaine Stricklin

Clinical Educator/Instructor


  • MS, University of Southern Mississippi, 1982
  • BS, University of Southern Mississippi, 1981


DeLaine Stricklin is a Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Educator and Instructor at The University of Alabama. She has worked as a SLP since 1982. DeLaine began her career in the Louisiana school system, followed by 20+ years in the hospital setting in Florida, before returning to the Florida school system to develop the Feeding and Swallowing Team of Palm Beach County. There, she also began working with a Speech-Language Impaired Classroom along with special education teachers in the area of  language and literacy, while also consulting with the regular education teacher on Response-to-Intervention in language literacy. In this role, she recognized the strong connection between language and reading, which thus led her to pursue further training in the treatment of reading disabilities.

DeLaine’s training includes Lindamood Phonemic Sequencing (LiPS)®, Wilson Language Training®, and Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Training. She is certified in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling – Elementary (LETRS-E), a structured literacy approach, endorsed by the Alabama Reading Initiative through the Alabama State Department of Education. DeLaine is currently certifying in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling – Early Childhood (LETRS-EC). She holds licensure and membership the International Dyslexia Association, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama.


  • Instructor for CD 305 Language Development. Previously taught courses: CD 575 Pediatric Feeding Seminar, CD 529 Clinical Diagnostics in Speech-Language Pathology, CD 225 Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology, CD 277 Preprofessional Laboratory Experience and CD 244 Phonetics.
  • Supervise graduate student clinicians, providing individual and group speech therapy services to children and adolescents with diverse speech-language challenges, specifically in the areas of auditory-language processing and literacy, including dyslexia.
  • Coordinator of The Speech and Hearing Center’s Alabama Language-based Literacy Program (ALLP).