Cesar E. Ruiz
Cesar E. Ruiz, SLP.D, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is a Full Professor at La Salle University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders where he has taught for 18 years. Dr. Ruiz is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. He holds Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and is a Voice Clinical Specialist. Dr. Ruiz received the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award in 2015. He is engaged in private practice and teaches, supervises, and advises students pursuing degrees in speech-language pathology. His areas of specialization include selective mutism, dysphagia, voice disorders, and bilingualism. Dr. Ruiz co directs the CASTLE Center at La Salle University in Philadelphia. The CASTLE Center is a specialized comprehensive assessment center where children with Selective Mutism are evaluated. Dr. Ruiz has pioneered the use of vocal control to help children with Selective Mutism and has presented on the topic locally and nationally.