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Updated: Apr 17, 2019

Students from the SSR lab attended the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention which took place November 15-17 in Boston, MA. The ASHA convention is the premier annual professional education event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the Annual Convention provides unparalleled opportunities to hear the latest research, gain new skills and access invaluable resources.

SSR Lab members and their projects included:

* Emma Brooks: Graduate preparatory training for adult medical speech-language pathology: A national survey

* Olivia Noceda Graduate preparatory training for pediatric medical speech-language pathology: A national survey

* Amna Malik: Utility of spirometry as a measurement tool to evaluate breathing and swallowing coordination (BSC)

* Summer Zeimetz: Consideration of design science in the development of low-tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and communicative support materials for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

* Rachel Brooks: True vocal fold (TVF) kinematic measurement – A scoping review

* Elizabeth Pullen: Speech with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in individuals with neuromuscular disorders

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