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Communication Disorders

Dr. Lesley C. Magnus, PhD, CCC-SLP, S-LP(C)


Office: Memorial 104K
Phone: 701-858-3092


  • CCC-Speech-Language Pathology through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)


  • North Dakota State Board of Examiners in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Lesley Magnus received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Minot State University in 1985. She completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 1986. After 15 years of clinical work in Pediatric SLP, Dr. Magnus returned to Wichita State University to complete her Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Disorders and Sciences in 2000. Her doctoral dissertation focused on phonological aspects of children born with Clefting anomalies. Magnus is a certified SLP in both Canada and the USA. In addition, she is past president of the Saskatchewan Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Magnus’ professional interests and work lie in the areas of phonology, clefting, and language disorders in children.