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The ASHA Leader, June 2018, Vol. 23, 24-25. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.23062018.24
The ASHA Leader, June 2018, Vol. 23, 24-25. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.23062018.24
Awarded
SLP Marva Mount, a Texas/Oklahoma regional director for Educational-Based Services, was inducted into the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) Hall of Fame at the association’s recent annual convention in Houston. The annual TSHA Hall of Fame Award recognizes SLPs (individuals or groups) who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and contribution in serving those with communication disorders. Mount has more than 30 years of experience working with students who have a variety of communication and educational needs.
In the media
Lisa Rai Mabry-Price, associate director of school services for ASHA, was interviewed by Philly.com about technology’s effect on communication skills in children … SLP Julie Shulman was quoted in the Wall Street Journal about bringing aphasia awareness to religious services … Parenting website Momtastic interviewed SLP Jessica Wilbur about speech-language treatment for toddlers.
Published
Retired SLP Daniel R. Boone wrote “Trouble Talking,” a book that presents brief memoirs of adults with communication disorders and the varied responses of their listeners … SLP Susanne Marie Poulette published “Liam Labradoodle Learns Whole Body Listening” to help children learn how to be good listeners. It includes discussion suggestions for parents and teachers to continue the conversation about how to listen and why good listening is important.
Retired
Bilingual SLP Brian Scott retired in September 2017 from the New York City Department of Education, where he worked for 30 years. Scott received his bachelor’s from Hampton University, a master’s in speech and language pathology from New York University (NYU) and bilingual certification (Spanish) from Marymount College. He was an adjunct professor for nine years at NYU. Scott implemented many language/reading programs in the New York City school system, published on tinnitus for U.S. veterans, and presented on bilingualism, culture/dialects, phonemic awareness and reading at several New York-area universities and at the ASHA Convention. Scott mentored many students, served on ASHA’s Multicultural Issues Board and was a member of the National Black Association of Speech-Language and Hearing … SLP Daniel C. Tullos, chair and program director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Harding University, retires on June 30, 2018, after 39 years. During his tenure at Harding, the department’s undergraduate program expanded and added a master’s program. An ASHA Fellow, Tullos received the Honors of the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1996 and its Frank R. Kleffner Clinical Career Award in 2015. He was recognized by the Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders for distinguished contributions in 2007.
Deaths
Gerard L. Caracciolo, on March 10, 2018, in Montclair, New Jersey. Caracciolo, professor emeritus at Montclair State University (MSU), earned his master’s degree in speech-language pathology, audiology and speech arts at MSU and his doctorate (EdD) in speech-language pathology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He worked in public schools until he joined the MSU communication sciences and disorders (CSD) faculty, where he remained for more than 40 years. He was appointed to the graduate faculty and served in a number of administrative capacities, retiring as director of the CSD program and graduate student advisor. An ASHA Fellow, Caracciolo served on the ASHA Board of Ethics. He received the Honors of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) and its Distinguished Professional Service Award, and served as the association’s president, on its Board of Directors, and on an NJSHA editorial board. He was appointed by the governor to the New Jersey State Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee. Other awards included the MSU Outstanding Alumni Award and the MSU College of Arts Distinguished Service Award.
Janis A. Jelinek, on Feb. 26, 2018, in her home in Harlingen, Texas. In 1955, Jelinek was one of the first graduates of the Fort Hays State University speech pathology program. She received her master’s in speech pathology from the University of Wyoming in 1964 and began her 34-year tenure at the University of Wyoming, during which she also earned her PhD in educational administration. At Wyoming, she chaired the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department and served as associate dean for the College of Health Sciences. An ASHA Fellow, she was the first person from Wyoming to receive the honor. Jelinek developed several educational programs for preschool children with special needs and their parents in Wyoming, Mississippi, New Mexico and Kansas.
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