Communication Sciences & Disorders faculty & students participate in Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders faculty and graduate students were well represented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention held from February 9 – 11. Faculty Presentations: Carol Szymanski: “Credentials Ready? A guide through the process of obtaining IL State Licensure, ASHA Certification, and ISBE Educator Licensure” Miriam Carroll-Alfano: “Concussion: Prevention,…

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…

SXU’s Communication Sciences & Disorders Spreads Holiday Cheer

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders’ students, faculty and staff participated in their annual gift drive for LARC, a non-profit organization that helps developmentally disabled adults work, live and participate in the community. SXU participants collected over 100 gifts to make the holiday season bright for some of the residents of…

SXU’s Dr. Sarah Schellinger presented at ASHA Convention

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Sarah Schellinger, Ph.D., presented two seminars at the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention held in Denver, Colo. November 12 – 14. Her seminars were entitled, “Public Perceptions of Traumatic Brain Injury: Knowledge, Attitudes and the Impact of Providing Education” and “Development of…

Two Communication Sciences and Disorders professors present at ASHA Convention

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinical Assistant Professorial Lecturer Sharon Brown-Sweeney, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/L, and Clinical Associate Professor Maureen Schmitt, M.S., CCC-SLP/L, presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Denver, Colo. on Saturday, Nov. 14. Their presentation was entitled, “Use of an Innovative Therapy Model: An AAC Transition Group…

SXU’s Prof. Miriam Alfano presented at American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Miriam Alfano presented two posters at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference held in Dallas, Texas on October 23 – 30. Her first posted was entitled, “Laryngectomees’ Experiences in the Health Care System: Assessment of Education, Counseling and Provider Knowledge.” Prof. Alfano’s second poster was entitled,…