Six SECD faculty among presenting authors at ASHA Convention



Six SECD faculty among presenting authors at ASHA Convention

13 Nov 2019    By Kelcey Buck

Six faculty members from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are scheduled to make presentations at the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention Nov. 21-23 in Orlando. 

Overall, seven faculty are listed as authors on 16 different presentations during the three-day convention. The full schedule for the 16 presentations is below, with names in bold for sessions in which the Husker faculty are presenting authors. 

Thursday, Nov. 21
6:30 p.m. – Seminar ­– “Planning Augmentative Communication Strategies & IEP Goals for Presymbolic Communicators with Autism & CCN” – Cynthia Cress

Friday, Nov. 22
7:30 a.m. – Seminar – “Voices Past & Present: Pathways Toward Recovery from Stuttering” – Naomi Rodgers
8:00 a.m. – Poster – “Speech Language Pathologists’ Experiences with Serving Students with Traumatic Brain Injury” – Judy Harvey
9:30 a.m. – Poster – “Interactions Between Contextual and Phonetic Information in Children and Adults’ Perception of Non-Native Speech” – Susan Loveall
Noon – Technical Clinical – “Group Memory and Self-Efficacy Training for Aging Adults” – Judy Harvey
1:30 p.m. – Poster – “Examining Quality of IEP Goals for Children with Traumatic Brain Injury” – Judy Harvey
3:00 p.m. – Poster – “Are Verbal or Nonverbal Abilities More Related to Prosody in Adults with Intellectual Disability?” – Susan Loveall
4:30 p.m. – Poster – “Feeding & Swallowing Difficulties of Children Born Preterm” – Steven Barlow

Saturday, Nov. 23
8:30 a.m. – Technical Research – “Adolescents Who Stutter Demonstrate an Attentional Bias Towards Negative Social Information” – Naomi Rodgers
9:00 a.m. – Short Course – “Aural (Re)Habilitation: Beyond Device Selection & Programming” – Michelle Hughes
9:00 a.m. – Seminar – “Anticipation of Stuttering: A Panel Discussion on Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications” – Naomi Rodgers
9:30 a.m. – Poster – “The Prosodic Abilities of Individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome” – Susan Loveall
11:00 a.m. – Poster – “Executive Function, Adaptive Functioning, & Language in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” – Susan Loveall
11:00 a.m. – Poster – “Home-Literacy Environments, Shared-Book Reading, & Language in Down Syndrome” – Susan Loveall
2:00 p.m. – Seminar – “Small Steps Lead to Big Changes: People Who Stutter on Managing Stuttering” – Naomi Rodgers
5:00 p.m. – Seminar – “Augmentative and Alternative Communication Assessment: How to Adapt Procedures for a Successful AAC Assessment” – Kristy Weissling


Special Education and Communication Disorders