SLP Research Colloquia Schedule

What’s new in communication disorders research? Join us on Wednesday’s for these 1 hour lunchtime presentations and find out!

Presentations occur in Room 452, in the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
(as a courtesy to the speaker please be on time).

Check back in the fall for the 2015-16 Schedule

2014-2015 Schedule

September, 24th 2014 Dr. Jo Deluzio and Lisa Debow, Using SCATM for hearing screenings in people with aphasia: A pilot project

October 8th, 2014  Trelani Milburn, Invented Spelling and Early Writing in Preschool Children
October 15, Stacey Skoretz, Dysphagia Following Endotracheal Intubation: Frequency, Risk Factors and Characteristics
October 22nd, 2014 Dr. Stefano Rezzonico, Patterns of language development in Cantonese-English preschoolers: The case of verbs

November 5th, 2014  Ashwini Namasivayam, The effect of tongue strength on meal consumption in long term care: A pilot study
November 12th, 2014  Hillary Ganek, A Mixed Methods Cross-Cultural Investigation of Conversational Turn-Taking in Families of Children with Hearing Loss.

December 3rd, 2014   Dr. Craig Chambers, Capturing linguistic abilities “in the moment”. What implicit measures of processing can reveal about the nature of language comprehension
December 17th, 2014  Dr. Jennifer Cupit, The decline of syntax in two variants of Primary Progressive Aphasia

January 7th, 2015   Glynnis Dubois, Does the addition of music and movement to traditional Auditory Verbal Therapy  improve outcomes in preschool children with hearing loss?
January 21st, 2015  Gillian de Boer,  Right on the nose: Quantitative assessment of oral-nasal balance

February 4th, 2015  Sanjana Shellikeri, Brain Behaviour Relations in Bulbar Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
February 25th, 2015 – Cancelled

March 11th, 2015   Teenu Sanjeevan, Motor Ability as a Predictor of Language Ability
March 25th, 2015  Elaine Kearney, Development of Augmented Feedback Targets for Speech Rehabilitation in Parkinson Disease

April 8th, 2015    Anna Mersov, Neural Preparation for Speech in Adults who Stutter: the role of stuttering anticipation
April 22nd, 2015   Tijana Simic, A usability study of internet-based therapy for naming deficits in aphasia


May 6th, 2015    Bruna Seixas Lima, The Loss of Meaning in the Discourse of Individuals with Semantic Dementia

May 20th – CANCELLED

NEW May 27th, 2015 Dr. Larissa Berti, Tongue displacement and durational characteristics of normal and disordered Brazilian Portuguese liquids

June 3rd, 2015   Elissa Greco, Dysphagia Resulting from Chemoradiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
June 17th, 2015  Teresa Valenzano, Dysphagia and Spinal Cord Injury