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The ASHA Leader, July 2018, Vol. 23, 22. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.23072018.22
The ASHA Leader, July 2018, Vol. 23, 22. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.23072018.22
School-based SLP Megan Kasparek was named “Teacher of the Year” by S.B. Butler Elementary School in Mystic, Connecticut, and by the Groton Public Schools District … SLP David Kuehn of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, recently received the Distinguished Services award from the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), a nonprofit society of health care professionals who treat or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions … SLP Laura D. Phillips Griesbach, developer of the company LV2PLAY and an independent provider for Richmond, Virginia, schools and home health agencies, received the 2018 Martha Mullins-Callender Award from the Communication Disorders Foundation of Virginia. The annual award recognizes a communication sciences and disorders (CSD) professional who works to ensure that CSD services, professions and professional organizations flourish.
In the media
SLP Diana Deaibes was quoted in a New York Times article about her work with a child with a rare illnessBonnie Martin-Harris, SLP and associate dean of academic affairs at Northwestern University, was featured on the American College of Radiology website for her interprofessional practice work with a radiologist on modified barium swallow studies … SLP Jodi Morgan, manager of the Brooks Rehabilitation Aphasia Center in Jacksonville, Florida, was interviewed by U.S. News & World Report on using games in stroke recovery programs … Gail Richard, 2017 ASHA president, was quoted in a Vox article on unsafe decibel levels in restaurants … SLP Amee Shah, associate professor in health science at Stockton University, was quoted in a HuffPost article on the effects of alcohol on accents.
SLP Janice Nathan and her husband, organizational psychologist Barry Nathan, published the book “Building Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” which focuses on teaching children with ASD to develop the “inner voice” needed to solve problems.
After 30 years, Wendy Jumonville is retiring from Louisiana State University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and joining Hearing Screening Associates as director of screening operations. Jumonville is dually certified and joined the LSU faculty in 1988 as a clinical supervisor in audiology. She also taught undergraduate courses in audiology and manual sign, for which she won several teaching awards. In 2006, she became the coordinator of clinical services, a role in which she bolstered the department’s clinical training program through expansion of practicum sites and use of innovative technologies … audiologist Janis Wolfe Gasch retired from private audiology practice Arizona Hearing Specialists (AHS) in April 2018. Gasch was the founding director of AHS, which opened in 1981, serving Tucson and Green Valley. AHS is transitioning to audiologists Greg Swingle and Kristi P. Hesse.
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