SLP Research Colloquia Schedule 2015-2016

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).

2015-2016 Schedule

October 21, 2015 – Katie Fraser, Computerized language analysis for the detection of dementia: past findings, current efforts, and the long road ahead

November 4, 2015 – Dr. Deryk Beal, Unlocking the future: Innovative clinical neuroscience for children and youth communication disorders

November 25, 2015 – Bruna Seixas Lima, The effect of semantic memory impairment on the speech of svPPA patients: A discourse-level analysis

December 2, 2015 – Gillian de Boer, Stability in nasalance values over time: Adaption to altered oral-nasal feedback


January 20, 2016 – Stephanie Shaw, The underlying causes of chronic dysphagia post-radiotherapy for head and neck cancer (HNC)

February 03, 2016 – Teenu Sanjeevan, Characterizing the Motor Deficits in Children with Specific Language Impairment
February 10th, 2016 – Ashwini Namasivayam, Improving Food Intake in Long Term Care

March 2, 2016  – Hillary Ganek, Differences in Language Socialization: Comparing Vietnamese and Canadian Families of Children with and without Hearing Loss.

March 16, 2016 – Sanjana Shellikeri -Brain Behaviour Relations in Bulbar ALS

March 30, 2016 – Elaine Kearney –  Speech Movements in Parkinson’s Disease


April 13, 2016 – Elissa Greco – The Burden of Dysphagia in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer Treated with Radiotherapy or Chemoradiotherapy

April 27, 2016  – Tijana Simic – Executive control as a predictor of aphasia therapy success: Evidence from a systematic review


CANCELLED – May 11, 2016

May 25, 2016 – Carly Barbon, Physiological Flow in Laryngeal Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study

June 08, 2016 – Teresa Valenzano, Dysphagia in the Tramautic Spinal Injury Population

June 22, 2016 – Glynnis Dubois, The use of a music and movement intervention to support school readiness skills in preschool children with hearing loss: a proposal

June 29, 2016 – Leticia Ribeiro – Receptive and expressive language skills in Autism Spectrum Disorder: a behavioral and neuroimaging perspective.