Research News

  • Research Colloquium: November 7 2012

    Posted on October 29, 2012 in Research News

    Speaker: Gillian deBoer Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Topic:  Nasometry and Mixed Nasality: Rethinking the Disordered Resonance Paradigm. Time:  12:10 to 1:00 p.m. Location: 500 University Avenue, Room 132, Rehabilitation Sciences Building As a courtesy to the speaker please be on time. About the Speaker: Gillian de Boer has completed a Bachelor’s in Chemistry and French […]

  • Partnerships That Make a Difference

    Posted on September 28, 2012 in Research News

    Eliminating Risks Associated with Swallowing Disorders Rosemary Martino, Associate Chair, Associate Professor With funding support from the Canadian Stroke Network (CSN), our research was the first to systematically develop and then validate a screening test to detect swallowing problems in patients who suffered a stroke. Our screening test is titled the Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening […]

  • Partnerships That Make a Difference

    Posted on August 30, 2012 in Research News

    Speech-Language Pathology and Parkinson’s disease. Pascal van Lieshout is uncovering the effects of Parkinson’s disease on speech and swallowing skills. He aims to develop a better understanding of this disorder to improve assessment and treatment. With collaborators, he is creating innovative tools to improve assessment of voice problems and remediate limitations in facial expression in […]

  • Partnerships That Make a Difference

    Posted on May 1, 2012 in Research News

    Improving the Lives of Children with Cleft Palate Together with staff from the Hospital for Sick Children, Tim Bressmann is studying the use of tactile and visual biofeedback in the therapy of compensatory cleft palatearticulation. Tim uses new software that allows him to superimpose a moving image of the tongue over a cartoon drawing of […]