Ramesh Kaipa, Ph.D.

Ramesh KaipaAssistant Professor and Program Director

Contact Information

Oklahoma State Universit
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
017 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078

Motor Speech Lab


B.S., University of Bangalore, India (2006)
M.S., University of Mangalore, India (2008)
Ph.D., University of Canterbury, New Zealand (2013)

Courses Taught

Cleft Palate
Motor Speech Disorders
Speech Science
Neural Bases    


 Kaipa, R., & Tether, H. (in press). Speech and Language Development in Twins with Alport Syndrome: A Seven-year Retrospective Case Report. Journal of Otology

Kaipa, R., Robb, M., & Jones, R. (2016). The effectiveness of constant, variable, random, and blocked practice in speech-motor learning. Journal of Motor Learning and Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1123/jmld.2015-0044

Kaipa, R., & Kumar A. U. (2016). Functioning of medial olivocochlear bundle in right and left-handed individuals. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/1357650X.2016.1217229.

Kaipa, R. (2016). Auditory-Verbal Therapy: Under the Lens of Empirical Evidence. The Hearing Journal, 69(10), 8-9. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.000503458.90223.

Thomas, R. M & Kaipa, R. (2016). Speech and language deficits in separation anxiety disorder. Advances in Pediatric Research, 3(7), 1-3. doi: 10.12715/apr.2016.3.7

Kaipa, R. (2016). Is there an interaction between task complexity and practice variability in speech-motor learning?. Annals of Neuroscience, 23(3), 134-138. doi: 10.1159/000449178

Kaipa, R., & Danser, M. (2016). Efficacy of Auditory-Verbal Therapy in Children with Hearing Impairment: A Systematic Review from 1993-2015. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 86(7), 124-134. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.04.33.

 Kaipa, R., Jones, R., & Robb, M. (2016). Are individuals with Parkinson's disease capable of speech motor learning? - A preliminary evaluation. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 28, 141-145. doi: 10.1016/parkreldis.3016.05.001.

Kaipa, R., & Peterson, A. (2016). A systematic review of treatment intensity in speech disorders. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3109/17549507.1126640

Priyadarshi, B., Kaipa, R., & Chengappa, S. (2016). Grammatical Profile of Hindi-speaking children: H-LARSP. In M. J. Ball, D. Crystal & P. Fletcher (eds.), Profiling Grammar: More Languages of LARSP (pp. 99-117). Clevdon: Multilingual Matters. http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781783094868

Uthappa, V. A. G., Chengappa, S., & Kaipa, R. (2016). K-LARSP: A grammatical profile of Kannada speaking children. In M. J. Ball, D. Crystal & P. Fletcher (eds.), Profiling Grammar: More Languages of LARSP (pp. 118-134). Clevdon: Multilingual Matters. http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781783094868

Kaipa, R., & Thomas, R. (2015). Is there optimal behavioral treatment intensity for dysphagia? International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Otolaryngology, 1(2), 10-18. http://scidoc.org/articlepdfs/IJCEO/IJCEO-01-201.pdf

Thomas, R., Kaipa, R., & Ganesh, A. C. (2015). Auditory interference control in children with learning disability: An exploratory study. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79(12), 2079-2085. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.09.017 

Kaipa, R., Thomas, R. M., Harrison, J. R. (2015). Impact of Separation Anxiety Disorder on Children’s Communication Skills. In C. Rivera (ed.), Separation Anxiety: Risk Factors, Prevalence and Clinical Management. Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=56276&osCsid=d6ac9accf428e090851d95f620e23e31

Thomas, R. M., & Kaipa, R. (2015). The use of non- speech oral-motor exercises among Indian speech- language pathologists to treat speech disorders: An online survey. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 62(1), Art. #82, 12 pages. doi: 10.4102/sajcd.v62i1.82

Kaipa, R. (2014). A guide to using modern classroom response systems in higher education. International HETL Review, Volume 4, Article VIII, URL: https://www.hetl.org/technology-review-articles/a-guide-to-using-modern-classroom-response-systems-in-higher-education

Meera, S. S., Kaipa, R., Thomas, J., & Shivshankar, N. (2013). An unusual manifestation of diagnostic overshadowing of pervasive developmental disorder- not otherwise specified: A five year longitudinal case study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(6), 1491-1494. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1691-9

Kaipa, R., Robb. M. P., Beirne, G. A. O., & Allison, R. (2012). Recovery of speech following total glossectomy: An acoustic and perceptual appraisal. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 14(1), 24-34. doi: 10.3109/17549507.2011.623326

Robb, M. P., Simson, H. J., & Kaipa, R. (2011). Acoustic Estimates of Respiration in the Pain Cries of Newborns. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 75,1265-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2011.07.00

Thomas, R. M., Dhongal, D., Kaipa, R., & Sharma, V. (2010). Speech manifestation in an acquired palatal fistula: A Case Report. Journal of Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies, 3(2),23-28.

Kaipa, R., John, J., Sudarshan, A., Jacob, J., & Shivshankar, N. Communication impairment in separation anxiety disorder (SAD) - A case report. (2007). Journal of Indian Speech & Hearing Association, 21, 59-64.