American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Projects on Multicultural Activities

ASHA recognizes the value of supporting the infusion of multiculturalism into our clinical, education and professional programs, and the activities of allied/related associations and organizations. In response—beginning in 1996—ASHA has been allocating funds, annually, for projects on multicultural activities. Multiculturalism is defined to include factors such as race, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, dialect, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, and ability. Proposals are evaluated each year by a Review Panel (see list of Panel members at the end of each year's projects' descriptions). In addition to the Review Panels' numerical ratings and critical comments, consideration will be given to factors such as the project's similarity to previously funded projects, overlap with other Association efforts, area(s) of practice, timeliness, projected impact, focus on a specific cultural or linguistic population, projected return on investment, and ability to respond to members' needs.

Submission period is closed. 

View the answers to frequently asked questions about the grant program or see previously funded projects by topic area.

2014–2015 Funded Projects on Multicultural Activities

Effects of Nonlinear Frequency Compression on Performance of Individuals who Speak Mandarin Chinese and have Hearing Loss
Erin Schafer, University of North Texas

Increasing Cultural Competence with LGBTQ parents and their children: An IPE approach
Pamela Mitchell, Kent State University

Preparing Read it Again—Dual Language for On-Line Dissemination
Lillian Duran, Utah State University

Socialization of Young Children from Mexican Families
Lauren Cycyk, Temple University

2013–2014 Review Panel
Rosa Abreu
Elizabeth Ijalba
Ella Inglebret
Nancy Lewis
Irene Torres

See a comprehensive list of prior grant recipients.

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