SECD hosting open house Oct. 13 ahead of NSLHA Fall Convention

The new Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic entrance is located on the east side of the Barkley Memorial Center.

SECD hosting open house Oct. 13 ahead of NSLHA Fall Convention

06 Oct 2022     By Kelcey Buck

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting an open house event the evening of Thursday, Oct. 13, to highlight updates and renovations at the Barkley Memorial Center and the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic. 

The open house, which will be from 5-7 p.m. on the eve of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) Fall Convention, will feature guided tours of clinic and research lab spaces, as well as the Schmieding Academy for Hearing Healthcare. Refreshments will also be available. Guests are asked to park in the Barkley Clinic lot on the east side of the Barkley Center, accessible from Holdrege St. at 43rd St. 

Several Husker faculty and students will participate the NSLHA Fall Convention Oct. 14-15 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. Below are the presentations and poster sessions featuring SECD faculty and current students. Visit the NSLHA website for more information about the 2022 Fall Convention. 

Friday, Oct. 14
10:30 a.m. – “Short and Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Speech, Swallowing, and Cognitive Language, and the Role of the SLP” – Samantha Penas, Judy Harvey, Adria Allen
1:30 p.m. – “Student Research Grand Rounds” – Jane Khin, Jeff Shymanski, Manuel Vicente
1:30 p.m. – “Clinical Competency and Cultural Responsivity in Gender Affirming Communication Services” – Angela Dietsch

Saturday, Oct. 15
11:30 a.m. – “Memory Strategy Training for Aging Individuals – Intervention and Outcomes” – Judy Harvey

Poster Sessions – 12 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14
–Interprofessional Practice & Education: Measuring SLP and SPED Student Attitudes – Lisa Lenz, Emma Arthur
–Exploring How COVID-19 Has Affected the Lived Experiences of Adolescents who Stutter – Naomi Rodgers, Claire Fleming, Jadie Knobbe
–Use of Wideband Acoustic Immittance by Clinical Audiologists – Sarah Al-Salim, Delaney Skretta, Gabrielle Merchant
–Limited Audiological Assessment Results in Children with Otitis Media with Effusion – Delaney Skretta, Sarah Al-Salim, Gabrielle Merchant
–Wireless Fine Force Dynamics Sensing in Perioral and Digit-Hand Motor Systems Across the Lifespan – Steven Barlow
–Somatosensory-Modulated Ororythmic Patterning and Transition to Oral Feeds in EPIs: An NIH Randomized Controlled Trial – Steven Barlow
–Current Practices by SLPs Working with Minimally Verbal Children with Autism – Adrienne Pitt, EmmaLee Krussick
–Gender Affirming Voice Outcomes at a Speech and Language Clinic – Cassidy Krawczak-Kummrow, Judy Harvey

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