The grant included attendance at the Lead with Intent Symposium, held in Richardson, Texas, June 20-23, 2018. The grant provides clinical funding as well as training for a two-part protocol, SPEAK OUT!® AND LOUD Crowd®, to help those with Parkinson’s regain and maintain their speaking abilities.
The conference, held at Temple University on June 21st, brings together speech-language pathologists from across the discipline. Dr. Higginbotham's talk focused on using evidence collected during therapy to inform clinical decision making.
Congratulations to Erin Wilson on earning her Board Recognized Certification in Fluency Disorders (BCS-F). The BCS-F is awarded to ASHA certified clinicians who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge and clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating individuals with fluency disorders.
Congratulations to Dr. Kris Tjaden, who was elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Fellowship is one of the highest forms of recognition given by ASHA of an individual’s accomplishments and is a public declaration of her outstanding professional achievements. She was elected based on her accomplishments in Research, Education and Service to the Profession.