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Grant Program for Projects on Multicultural Activities

ASHA has had a long-standing commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and recognizes the importance of acknowledging and appropriately responding to cultural and linguistic influences across the discipline. This grant program provides support for the infusion of multiculturalism into our clinical, educational, and professional programs; and the activities of allied/related associations and organizations. 

See previously funded projects by topic area.

2020 Funded Projects on Multicultural Activities

Adding Confidence to our CCCs: Identifying Barriers and Providing Solutions to Strengthen SLPs’ Service of Bilingual Children

Xigrid Soto, University of Kansas

An nou pale: Helping Haitian Families and Professionals Understand Communication Sciences and Disorders

Martine Elie, Haitian Caucus

Innovative Mentoring and Professional Advancement Through Cultural Training

Lauren Calandruccio, Case Western Reserve University
Jessica Sullivan, Hampton University

Percent Grammatical Utterances in Mandarin-English Bilingual Children: Initial Reference Data and Psychometric Properties

Ling-Yu Guo, SUNY Buffalo
Szu-Han Kay Chen, SUNY Fredonia

2019 Funded Projects on Multicultural Activities

Characterizing Speech Disfluencies in Bilingual (Spanish-English) Children

Raúl Rojas, The University of Texas at Dallas
Farzan Irani, Texas State University

Improve AAC Accessibility for People with Aphasia from Diverse Linguistic Backgrounds

Pei-Fang Hung & Lei Sun, California State University Long Beach

Online Resources for the Vietnamese Language: Assessment Tools, Learning Modules, and Databank

Giang Pham, San Diego State University

Testing the Speakaboo App in Hindi—International Collaboration for Enhancing the Assessment of Speech Disorders in Bilingual Children

Nidhi Mahendra, San Jose State University

ASHA Corporate Partners