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Archive: August 2016


  • Dr. Skott Jones and Dr. Yvonne Rogalski were awarded tenure during the 2015–16 academic year. Mary Pitti and Susan Durnford were promoted to Clinical Associate Professor, and Jana Waller was promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor.
  • We are happy to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of Dr. Barbara Johnson-Root and the 30-year anniversary of Marie Sanford as...

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Cobus-Kuo, L., Waller, J. (2016). Teaching information literacy and evidence-based practice in an undergraduate speech-language pathology program: A student reflection. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders (43), 35-49.

Durnford, S. & Monroe, J. (2015). Storytelling as Therapy: Interdisciplinary...

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On April 9, 2015, and April 16, 2016, the 18th and 19th Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposiums were held. Continuing the tradition of honoring student research, faculty members in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology department sponsored 13 SLPA student research presentations over the course of two years. The presentations spanned topics from disease overviews...

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We have had some new additions to our department over the past few years, and a few long-time faculty have retired!

 

Maureen Forrest

This August, Maureen will have worked at Ithaca College for 25 years. Prior to joining the SLPA Department in July 2013, she worked as an administrative assistant in the H&S Dean's Office and as an editorial assistant...

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Q&A with Barbara Johnson-Root, Ph.D., CCC-SLP:

You just wrote a textbook! Please tell us about it.

The book guides speech-language pathologists and students of speech-language pathology through the process of strategically inspecting the oral-facial region for structural and functional integrity, applying principles of evidence-based practice throughout. It...

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Project Amazon is a humanitarian mission through the partnership of the Oticon Hearing Foundation and the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF).  Two audiologists join staff from the Oticon Clinic in Parintins, Brazil, to help secure financial and human resources to improve the quality of life of people in Brazil’s most impoverished communities. Mia Canale, a 2013 alumna...

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Q&A with Laura Bear, M.S., CCC-SLP, and author:

What led you to the field of speech-language pathology?

I had been working for several years as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and New York State. I knew I wanted to continue my education, but I wasn't sure that it would be in the nursing field. I had always been interested in the...

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We are pleased to be able to offer professional development opportunities to SLPs in the area!

This summer, the Ithaca College Interdisciplinary Internship Coordinator’s Committee (I2C2) conference was held at LaTourelle on June 3. This interdisciplinary conference was offered free of charge to supervisors of IC student clinicians. In summer 2014, more than 50 internship...

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Josh Oxford ’07 (music performance) has been a client of the Sir Alexander Ewing–Ithaca College Speech and Hearing Clinic for approximately five years. He is now attending graduate school at Ithaca College for music. When asked “What have you been working on in the clinic?” he said, “The biggest thing has been just knowing what consonant clusters I have trouble...

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Program Title: ICreate (Ithaca College Ready to Expand/Explore All Transition Experiences)

Clinical supervisors: Marie Sanford, Tina Caswell, and Jana Waller

The ICreate program is a social communication group for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The program is in its third year, and we have seen great success. ICreate offers excellent learning...

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The Sir Alexander Ewing Clinic continues to be busy, and we have expanded our clinical practica off campus. During the past few years, our students have been working with clients in a variety of group settings, including Communication Enhancement Program for Accent Modification (CEPAM), Ithaca College Ready to Expand/Explore All Transition Experiences (ICreate), Ithaca College Aphasia Network...

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