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A Research Roundtable with the University of Delaware Communications Sciences and Disorders Department Faculty

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Location:  UD STAR campus Atrium

Hors d’oeuvrs and Poster Presentations: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Presentation: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Presented by:  Drs. Matthew Cohen, Rebecca Hunting Pompon, Li Sheng, Amanda Owen Van Horne, and Kittie Verdolini

Attendance at no charge is a benefit of DSHA membership
$15 for non-DSHA members seeking CE credits

Course Description:
Cutting edge evidence based practice is presented by members of the University of Delaware’s Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty.  This talk will give a theoretical overview of the research domains of the CSCD faculty, including practical implications for work in each area.  Topics covered will include patient-reported outcomes measurements, language development in dual language learners, early language acquisition, the impact of chronic stress on aphasia management, developmental language disorders, and vocal fold structure and function.

Learner Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to describe the potential impact of chronic stress on learning and memory, and summarize current and upcoming clinical research focusing on chronic stress in people with post-stroke aphasia.
  • Attendees will understand how patient-reported outcome measures contribute to evidence-based practice.
  • Attendees will be able to describe the similarities and differences in language development patterns between Chinese-English and Spanish-English bilingual children.
  • Attendees will be able to describe ways to integrate complex syntax instruction into preschool classrooms serving at-risk children and children with language impairment.
  • Attendees will gain knowledge about the role of vocalization in wound healing in the larynx.


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University of Delaware
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