March 2015 Speech-language pathologist Maryellen Rooney Moreau received the Alice H. Garside Lifetime Achievement Award from the Massachusetts Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Rooney Moreau, founder and president of the Springfield-based Mindwing Concepts, created Story Grammar Marker, a tool to help children with narrative development. Stephanie Sigal, an SLP ... People
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Professional Issues & Training / Language Disorders / Reading & Writing Disorders / People
People   |   March 01, 2015
March 2015
The ASHA Leader, March 2015, Vol. 20, 20. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.20032015.20
The ASHA Leader, March 2015, Vol. 20, 20. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.20032015.20
Awards
Speech-language pathologist Maryellen Rooney Moreau received the Alice H. Garside Lifetime Achievement Award from the Massachusetts Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Rooney Moreau, founder and president of the Springfield-based Mindwing Concepts, created Story Grammar Marker, a tool to help children with narrative development.
In the news
Stephanie Sigal, an SLP and director of Say and Play in Manhattan, was featured in a Dec. 18, 2014, article in Business Insider about the rigorous application process in New York City for private school kindergartens. Sigal helps 4-year-old prospective kindergarteners prepare for their admissions interviews and tests … SLP Cindy Morrison offered tips for parents of picky eaters in a Jan. 7 article on WTOP.com. Morrison, the founder of Chew Chew Mama, specializes in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders … Kathleen Romero, an audiologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was featured in a Jan. 16 report on KOB-4 news on a hearing protection program she developed specifically for firefighters.
Deaths
David Meredith Resnick, 85, on Oct. 27, 2014, of kidney failure, in Edgewater, Maryland. Resnick earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Maryland, where he was the first graduate of the university’s Department of Hearing and Speech. He worked at the Episcopal Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in Washington, D.C., while pursuing his advanced degrees. When that facility combined with two others to create the Washington Hospital Center in 1958, he began working at the new hospital’s Hearing and Speech Center. He became full-time director of the center in 1962, retiring in 1994. An ASHA Fellow, he wrote “Professional Ethics for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists,” in which he explored various aspects of applied ethics.
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