Anna Mitchell-Cannone, M.A., CCC-SLP/L

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor/SLP Program Director
Division: Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Unit: Speech-Language Pathology
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 1125
Office Phone: 815-753-6521


  • M.A., Northern Illinois University, Speech-Language Pathology
  • B.A., University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, Communication


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Clinical Certification
  • Hanen More Than Words Certification
  • American Hippotherapy Association Level 1

Licensure and Credentials

  • State of Illinois, Speech-Language Pathology License
  • Professional Educator License, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Illinois Department of Human Services Early Intervention Credential Service Provider


SOS Approach to Feeding

Research Interests

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Hippotherapy
  • Language acquisition
  • Pediatrics
  • Children with complex communication needs
  • Augmentative and alternative communication

Peer-Reviewed Manuscript

Mitchell-Cannone, A. and Gladfelter, A. (2020). The incorporation of hippotherapy as a treatment tool in speech-language therapy sessions for adolescents with communicative disorders. EBP Briefs, 14, 1 – 10.

Conference Poster Presentation

The feasibility of an adaptive pillow to enable AAC use during hippotherapy-incorporated speech-language intervention sessions.

Contact Us

College of Health and Human Sciences
Wirtz Hall 227

The Dean's Office is open for face-to-face meetings by appointment only.

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