Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty and Students participate in the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty and students were well represented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Philadelphia this year. Several of our faculty and students had presentations and posters including:

  • Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, St. Xavier University, Matthew Carter, PhD, CCC-SLP, Valdosta State University, Presentation:
    “Measuring the Efficacy of Computer-Based Simulations in Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Education.”
  • Sarah Schellinger, PhD, CCC-SLP, Beverly Tong,MS, CF-SLP, and Miriam Carroll-Alfano, MS, CCC-SLP, St. Xavier University, Poster:
    “Clinical Understanding of Pediatric mTBI: Knowledge, Legal Issues and Management Roles”
  • Miriam Carroll-Alfano, MS, CCC-SLP, St. Xavier University, Nickola Nelson, PhD, Western Michigan University, and Roberta DePompei, PhD, University of Akron, Poster:
    “Assessment of Concussion Education and Knowledge of Concussion Signs and Symptoms in Student Athlete”
  • Dana Loncar – Graduate Student, Poster:
    “Working Memory Deficits in Children with ADHD and SLI”
  • Sarah Kent – Graduate Student, Poster:
    “Vocal Training Mitigates the Effects of Altered Feedback: Preliminary Results”
  • Michael Flahive, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, Professor Emeritus, St. Xavier University, co-chaired the ASHA Convention