Previously Funded Grant Projects on Multicultural Activities

The grant program for projects on multicultural activites provides support for the infusion of multiculturalism into our clinical, educational, and professional programs; and the activities of allied/related associations and organizations.

Congratulations to our recent awardees!

2023 Funded Projects on Multicultural Activities

Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Implications of and Solutions for Homophily in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Erin Meier, Northeastern University
Shannon Sheppard, University of Washington–Seattle

Measuring Total Vocabulary in Mandarin–English Bilingual Toddlers Using Parent Checklists: Initial Reference Data and Psychometric Properties
Ling-Yu Guo, University at Buffalo–SUNY

Preschool Autism Communication Education (PACE): Pragmatic Language for Autistic Children in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educational Settings
D’Jaris Coles-White, Western Michigan University

Undergraduate CSD Recruitment: Identifying the Most Effective Strategy to Recruit Minority Students
Brooke Holt, Sena Crutchley, Joya Robertson and Emily Hamuka, University of North Carolina–Greensboro

2022 Funded Projects on Multicultural Activities

Retaining Underrepresented Students in CSD: A Model for CSD Faculty
Mariam Abdelaziz, North Carolina Central University
Perry Flynn, University of North Carolina–Greensboro
Ishara Ramkissoon, Gallaudet University

Supporting Outcomes & Healthcare Access to Refugees (SOAR): An interprofessional training program for CSD students
Jamie Desjardins and Stephanie McMillen, Syracuse University

Training Monolingual Clinicians on Language Assessment for Bilingual Mandarin–English Speaking Children via Teletherapy
Yao Du, University of Southern California 

Establishing an emotional narrative database of bilinguals: A cultural-linguistic research experience program
Pak Wing (Jacky) Lam, University of North Texas

This list of funded projects includes sections on:

Consumer Materials

Interprofessional Practice (IPP)

Professional Development

Professional Preparation of Students

Recruitment into the Professions

Service Delivery Models and Assessment



African American Populations

Native American Populations

Spanish-Speaking Populations

Working with Interpreters

ASHA Corporate Partners