ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees Through the clinical achievement program of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, state speech-language-hearing associations are invited each year to honor one individual from their respective states. The recipient of the ASHFoundation’s Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement is chosen from among these state awardees. Five states chose to participate ... ASHA News
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ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees
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ASHA News   |   November 01, 2016
ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees
The ASHA Leader, November 2016, Vol. 21, 66. doi:10.1044/leader.AN8.21112016.66
The ASHA Leader, November 2016, Vol. 21, 66. doi:10.1044/leader.AN8.21112016.66
Through the clinical achievement program of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, state speech-language-hearing associations are invited each year to honor one individual from their respective states. The recipient of the ASHFoundation’s Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement is chosen from among these state awardees. Five states chose to participate in the 2016 program.
Alaska
Ellen Brigham, University of Alaska Anchorage, established the speech-language pathology minor program, within the University of Alaska Anchorage’s College of Education, to help undergraduate students prepare for master’s level speech-language pathology programs.
Montana
Catherine Off, University of Montana, developed the Big Sky Aphasia program to offer speech-language treatments for aphasia patients, counseling and support for caregivers, and training for speech-language pathology students.
Ohio
Maria Sentelik, Ohio Valley Voices, expanded services offered by Ohio Valley Voices, an early intervention program and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, by developing a program for international children and a program to reduce the “lost to follow-up” rate for newborns who do not pass hearing screening.
Pennsylvania
Paula Leslie, University of Pittsburgh, led the effort to develop new clinical protocols to integrate speech-language pathology services into palliative care to improve communication for patients near end of life.
Washington
Amy Meredith, Washington State University, created an interprofessional, global outreach program for students and faculty to provide educational and clinical services to people with cleft lip and/or palate and their families living in the remote village of Zacapa, Guatemala.
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