Theresa   Mata-Pistokache

Associate Professor  

Theresa Mata-Pistokache

Dr. Pistokache is an Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • The identification, assessment and treatment of Multilingual and Multicultural individuals with communication disorders.
  • Education

    • PhD, Special Education , The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
    • MS, Speech Pathology, Texas Christian University, 1983
    • BS, Speech Pathology, Texas Christian University, 1982
    • AA, Texas Southmost College, 1979
  • Currently Teaching

    COMD 7300 03 - Thesis I:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    COMD 3315 01 - Anatomy & Physio Mech:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    COMD 6355 01 - Normal & Abnormal Lang Dev:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Theresa Mata-Pistokache and T Meline. "Border Children Talking: Mexican American Children at Risk for Selective Mutism," 6, (2003): 1-5.

  • K Gonzales, Theresa Mata-Pistokache, and T Meline. "Observations of Selective Mutism in Mexican-American Immigrant Children," 27, (2003): 19-20.

  • Theresa Mata-Pistokache and T Meline. "The Peril of Paulines E-mail: Professional Issues for Audiologists & Speech Language pathologists," 30, (2003): 118-122.

  • Tim Meline, Colleen Gittens, Teri Pistokache, and Keri Gonzalez. "Observations of Selective Mutism in Mexican-American Immigrant Children," Austin, TX: Tejas: Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech Pathology XXVII, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2003): 19-20.

  • D. Fucci, M.D. Gonzales, Theresa Mata-Pistokache, G. Montgomery, and E. Randolph. "A comparison of language disabilities between two groups of premature Hispanic infants & one group of full term Hispanic Infants," 7, no. 1 (1997): 1-16.

  • B.A. Johnson and Theresa Mata-Pistokache. "Introduction of Multicultural Issues: Identifying Assessing & Treating Children of various Cultural backgrounds," (1996).

  • H Harper, B. Loera, and Theresa Mata-Pistokache. "“? And .” Developing Bilingual Competencies in Communication Disorders," (1990).



Selected Presentations


  • Teri Pistokache, Tiffany Cruz, Clarissa Esparza, and Jackie Rios. "Gato/Pato: Creating a Minimal Pair Intervention for the Spanish Speaking Population," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Fort Worth, Texas (March 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache, Flor Salinas, and Adriana Tijerina. "Pinatas and Party Hats: Developing a Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Articulation Assessment," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Fort Worth, Texas (March 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache, Dana Brown, Melissa Guerra, Anabel Hinojosa, and Brenda Jimenez. "Ayudame a Ayudarte! Identifying Interpreting and Counseling: A Survey of Multicultural Caregivers.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin, Texas (February 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache, Rawan Hammad, Hernandez Maria Elizabeth, and Sara Ramirez. "Cosas de la Vida Real: A Multicultural language & Cognition Intervention Kit.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin, Texas (February 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache, Vanessa Cavazos, and Andrea Garcia. "Fotos y Recuerdos: Creating Spanish Articulation Cueing Cards to Improve Phonemic Production.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin, Texas (February 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache, Johanna Castaneda, and Heather Caceres. "No Soy Tartamudo: Differential Diagnosis of Fluency disorders in Spanish-English Speakers.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin, Texas (February 2017)

  • Teri Pistokache and Brett Welch. "Speech-Language Pathology & Clients Who are Transgender: A 2017 Guide.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin, Texas (February 2017)

  • Teri MATA, jUDITH LUNN, MARIA HERNANDEZ, NALLELY DE LA TORRE, and ANDREA GARCIA. "TACOS: Testing Articulation, Communication & Overall speech-Spanish, A Response to Intervention Approach," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin (February 2017)

  • Teri Mata-Pistokache, Michelle Bazan, Katherine Flores, Crystal Moreno, and Elizabeth Lopez. "Uno, dos, Tres, Provecho! A Culturally Sensitive Bedside Swallowing Evaluation.," Texas Speech Language Hearing Association/State Convention, TSHA, Austin (February 2017)

  • Theresa Mata-Pistokache, Keri Parchman-Gonzalez, Sonya Salinas, and Lily Garza. "Citizens, Immigrants & Refugees: Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Populations Redefined," Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association 61st Annual Convention and Exhibition, Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Austin, TX (February 2017)

Current Courses

COMD 7300 03 - Thesis I:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
COMD 3315 01 - Anatomy & Physio Mech:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
COMD 6355 01 - Normal & Abnormal Lang Dev:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses