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2015 PROmoting the next GENeration of Researchers (PROGENY) Participants

The purpose of PROGENY is to encourage the development of young scientists in communication sciences and disorders, and to highlight undergraduate research efforts. PROGENY pairs faculty researchers with undergraduate students who are first authors on poster presentations at the annual ASHA Convention. PROGENY highlights and supports the work of these undergraduates by providing them with an opportunity to talk with experienced researchers about their research, and about pursuing an academic-research career.

Lujain AlAmri, Dar Al-Hekma University
An Assistive Device to Assist Muslim Patients With Aphasia in Daily Prayers

Basma AlRomaih, Dar Al-Hekma University
Development of a Tourism AAC System for Travelers to Dubai

Alexandra Annibale, McMaster University
A Clinical Application of the FOCUS© (Focus on the Outcomes of Communication Under Six)

Abigail Asselin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Left- vs. Right-Hand Movement During Spoken Naming Tasks: A Single-Case Report of Computerized Anomia Treatment

Sara Azhar, Dar Al-Hekma University
Impact of an AAC Awareness Campaign in Saudi Arabia

Carissa Baier, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
A Pilot Exploration of SnapChat as an Aphasia-Friendly Social Exchange Technology at Aphasia Camp

Andrew Burleson, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Application of Neuropsychological Evaluation to Fields of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Julia Cai, Arizona State University
Survey of Play With Children Under Three: Age, Ethnicity, Income, & Education of Parents

Breanne Carlson, Augustana College
An SLP in an Education Program for At-Risk Expectant Parents

Patricia Chastain, University of Southern Mississippi
College Professors' & Students' Perceptions Towards College Students Who Stutter

Lydia Chung, University of Sydney
Validation of a Health-Related Quality-of-Life Questionnaire for Laryngectomised Individuals

Christel Ciolino, Bowling Green State University
University Students' Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Zoe Dinger, New Mexico State University
How Many "Likes" for Your Hearing Aids? Social Networking in the Hearing Aid Community

Jessica Dinsmoor, Texas Christian University
Lexical Semantic Organization of Children With Cochlear Implants

Cara Dunn, University of Missouri
Maternal Directive Use With Hearing Infants & Infants With Cochlear Implants

Sarah Fink, University of Montana
Written Language Sampling in Seventh-Grade Students: An Examination of Syntax, Semantics, & Pragmatics

Kara Freeman. University of Vermont
Narrative Language in Children With Williams Syndrome & Children With 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome

Alexis Garon, University of Toledo
Articulatory-Acoustic Mapping in a Single Case Study of Male to Female Transgender Reparation Therapy

Emily Goldberg, University of Pittsburgh
Assessing the Reliability of the American Sign Language Version of the Computerized Revised Token Test

Elayne Hansen, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Effects of Direct Intervention on Identification, Blending, & Segmenting of Phonemes

Ashley Horak, Western Carolina University
Dialect Shifts in an Individual

Emily Huizinga, Emory University
A Study of Voice Therapy Dropout: A Decade Later, What Has Changed?

Molly Kitchell, La Salle University
Students' Perceptions of Female Faculty Members Based on Vocal Characteristics

Kaitlin  Lafreniere, University of Wyoming
Hearing Classifications & Configurations Used by Audiologists

Allie Long, University of Wyoming
Expansion of the Communication Function Classification System (CFCS) to Adults & Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

Courtney Marcusson, Northwestern University
Maintaining Discourse Continuity Between Child-Directed and Adult-Directed Speech Facilitates Young Children's Word Learning

Alexandra Maxwell, Texas Christian University
Neighborhood Density Differences in Lexical Knowledge of Children with and without Cochlear Implants

Jacob McKinley, University of Missouri
Evaluating the Relationship Between Subjective & Objective Measures of Stress Reactivity & Voicing Efficiency Measures

Alejandra Montelongo, Sacramento State University
Latino Parent Perceptions of the IEP Meeting

Marki Nelson, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Supervisee/Supervisor Perceptions of Critical Therapeutic Variables for Children With Speech &/or Language Disorders

Shannon O'Neil, University of Maine
Families Raising Children with Disabilities: Concerns & Advice

Margaret Pierce, University of Maine
Families Raising Children With Disabilities: Concerns & Advice

Sarah Pomfret, University of Pittsburgh
Characteristics of Oropharyngeal Swallowing Following Single Lung Transplantation in Adults

Elizabeth Richley, Bowling Green State University
University Students' Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sarah Rice, University of Montana
Soundscape Stimuli: Minimal Hearing Loss & Audibility at 15 dB HL

Meaghan  Riordan, Arizona State University
Validation of the Spanish-English Language Proficiency Scale - Revised

Laney Roehl, Michigan State University
Relationships Between Neural Processes for Selective Attention & Language in Children From Lower SES Backgrounds

Kathryn Scislow, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Comparison of Variability of Nasalance Scores Measured Using  Nasometer II 6450 Headgear vs. Handheld Apparatus

Amanda Spangenberg, Bowling Green State University
Promoting Quality Input: The Influence of Copula in Child-Directed Speech on Toddlers' Subject-Copula Combinations

Lei (Pumpki) Su, Northwestern University
Disparity in Prelinguistic Learning Environment Between Children With & Without Hearing Loss

Emi Takeuchi, Texas Christian University
Thematic Analysis of Ethical Codes of Stroke Rehabilitation Team Members

Megan Taliaferro, James Madison University
Verb Morphology of Young Adolescents With SLI: Patterns From Two Narrative Elicitation Tasks

Erin Brooke Thevenin, Marshall University
The Effects of Pediatric & Geriatric Enteral Nutrition on Quality-of-Life Outcomes

Erin Brooke Thevenin, Marshall University
The Effects of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placements on Mortality in Patients With Advanced Dementia Diagnoses

Rachel Troutman, Indiana University
Comparison of Language Sample Elicitation Methods in Spanish-English Bilingual Children

Allison Twyman, University of Central Florida
Investigation Into the Use of Evidence-Based Interventions in Classrooms for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Megan Valentin, Queens College, CUNY
An Examination of Texting Language in Young Adults

Jasmine Williams, St. Johns University
Neurophysiology of Auditory Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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