People: January 2014 Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin and Robert Pieretti, professors in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University-Sacramento, appeared on “Studio Sacramento” (Nov. 8; bit.ly/studio-sacramento). The program focused on early literacy and Roseberry-McKibbin’s “Love, Talk, Read” children’s book drive, which has given more than 52,000 books to children in ... People
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People: January 2014
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, 18. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.19012014.18
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, 18. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.19012014.18
In the news
Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin and Robert Pieretti, professors in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University-Sacramento, appeared on “Studio Sacramento” (Nov. 8; bit.ly/studio-sacramento). The program focused on early literacy and Roseberry-McKibbin’s “Love, Talk, Read” children’s book drive, which has given more than 52,000 books to children in need in the greater Sacramento area.
On the move
Hugh Catts has been named professor and director of the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. Catts previously served as chair of the University of Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders Department, and co-director of the Intercampus Programs in Communicative Disorders … Jessie Ginsburg, a speech-language pathologist in Los Angeles, founded a private practice, Pediatric Therapy Playhouse (www.pediatrictherapyplayhouse. com). The clinic operates under the philosophy that speech-language treatment can be conducted in natural ways and in everyday environments … Holly Storkel, associate professor, co-director of the Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders, and director of the Word and Sound Learning Lab at the University of Kansas, has been named chair of the Speech-Language-Hearing: Science and Disorders Department. Storkel formerly served as the department’s associate chair.
Published
Lydia Winslow, an SLP in Chandler, Ariz., has written a career memoir, “Brain Damaged: Their Stories, My Journey” (bit.ly/damaged-memoir). Revealing the backstage activities of SLPs, the book contains profiles of recovery—both the author’s and her patients’.
Deaths
Elizabeth W. Henry, 97, on June 30, 2013, at Carillon House in Lubbock, Texas. After graduating from Texas Tech College in 1937, Henry taught sixth grade in Perryton, Texas. After moving to Spearman, she continued her advanced education and spent most of her teaching career in Amarillo as an SLP. A Life Member of ASHA, Henry was one of the first SLPs in the Texas panhandle to be ASHA-certified. She supervised many SLPs during their clinical fellowships, and was a mentor to other SLPs throughout her career. After retiring from the Amarillo Public Schools, she also worked and volunteered at Amarillo Opportunity School. Survivors include her two sisters, Hazel Ann Wilson Buckner and Margaret Ellen Wilson Hufstedler, and 16 nieces and nephews.Image Not Available
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