May 16 Research Wednesday

Title: Revealing the Role of Culture in Classroom, Clinical and Community Interactions: An SLP Focus

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Location: 500 University, Room 444
Presenter: Alice Eriks-Brophy, BA, BEd, MSc (A), MSc, PhD

Alice Eriks-Brophy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, where she has been teaching courses in aural rehabilitation and articulation and phonological disorders since 2002.  Her research focuses on the contributions of society, culture, and context to descriptions and perceptions of communication impairment, along with the theoretical and clinical impact of these variables on assessment and intervention in pediatric speech-language pathology. Her research interests build on her experiences as an itinerant teacher and an early intervention specialist working with children with hearing loss, as well as over thirty years of experience as a classroom teacher, consultant, and researcher working with Indigenous communities in Canada.