Cynthia B. Solot, MA, CCC-SLP

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Cynthia B. Solot, MA, CCC-SLP, is a senior speech-language pathologist and Co-Director of the Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Program. She specializes in the care of children with genetic conditions and craniofacial differences.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC/SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Undergraduate Degree

BA n Speech-Language Pathology Temple - University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MA in Speech-Language Pathology - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Speech-Language Pathologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

22Q11.2 Microdeletion Syndrome
Cleft palate
Cerebral Palsy
Velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPD)
Speech and language development




Campbell IM, Sheppard SE, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Bailey A, McGinn MJ, Unolt M, Homans JF, Chen EY, Salmons HI, Gaynor JW, Goldmuntz E, Jackson OA2, Katz LE, Mascarenhas MR, Deeney VFX, Castelein RM, Zur KB, Elden L, Kallish S, Kolon TF, Hopkins SE, Chadehumbe MA, Lambert MP, Forbes BJ, Moldenhauer JS, Schindewolf EM1, Solot CB, Moss EM, Gur RE, Sullivan KE, Emanuel BS, Zackai EH, McDonald-McGinn DM. What is new with 22q? An update from the 22q and You Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Oct;176(10):2058-2069. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.40637.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Reviewer, Journal of American Medical Genetics

Reviewer, Laryngoscope

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)