2021 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 (CSD) and to highlight undergraduate research efforts. During their poster presentations at the ASHA Convention, undergraduate presenters connect with experienced scientists to talk about their research and pursuing an academic-research career. 

“A Multi-Sourced Evaluation of Graduate Student Twitter Perceptions and Usage in an Aphasia Course”
Brooke Anderson, Faith Tullar

“Using Dialogic Reading to Facilitate Intergenerational Interactions in Persons with Aphasia: A Feasibility Study”
Gillian Anderson

“Mood, Cognition and Writing during the Pandemic”
Elizabeth Anguiano

“Speech and Language Therapy Interventions for Dysarthria in Parkinson’s Disease: An Updated Systematic Review”
Akila Dinethra Ariyasena

“Undergraduate CSD Students' Transition to Online Learning During COVID-19”
Katie Arnold, Megan Meneskie

“Use of Heart Rate to Assess Physiologic Instability in Preterm Infant Feeding: A Comprehensive Review”
Elizabeth Balsiger, Iliana Lambert

“Fathers, Mothers, and Technology: 21st Century Parenting of Infants Exposed to Artificial Intelligence from Birth”
Sutton Bauman

“Analysis of Parents’ Item-Specific Comments on the Caregiver/Parent Understanding-the-Child Questionnaire”
Olivia Baus, Lanae Goetz, Sarah Picard

“Racial Disparities in Aphasia: Evidence from the Philadelphia Naming Test”
Aryana Burkes

“Draw It to Know It. Virtual Neuroanatomy Learning for Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders”
Ryleigh Caldwell

“Self vs. Other: Judging Accent”
Kristina Canlas-Bartoli

“3D MRI Investigations of the Musculus Uvulae in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome”
Riley Cashon

“Comprehension of Indirect Answers: Developmental Trajectory for Preschoolers & Early Elementary Students”
Brigit Corej, Rachel Hedricks

“Developing a Questionnaire to Evaluate Emotional and Behavioral Problems among Adolescents with Dyslexia”
Ruwanthi Dissanayaka

“Theory of Mind Differences Between Children with and without ASD Following Social Story Intervention”
Sindhu Donepudi

“f0 Resetting in Persons with Parkinson's Disease”
Jersey Garoutte, Brooke Bronniman

“Survey on Current Knowledge and Practices of Teleaudiology among Audiology Professionals in Sri Lanka”
Vindya Geeganage

“It's About Time: Parent-Child Turn-Taking in Early Stuttering”
Allison Godsey

“Ratings of Effort, Communicative Effectiveness, and Disfluency Management Proficiency in Fluent and Disfluent Speech Samples”
Valeria Gonzalez

“Communicating During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Lived Experiences of People Who Stutter”
Alexis Hamm

“Pseudo-stuttering in Fluency Disorders Coursework: Does Faking it Help Students Make it?”
Bailey Harding, Annika Kornmann

“Mood, Cognition, and Reading Comprehension during the Pandemic”
Sarah Huben

“The Silent Period of Bilingual Children: A Systematic Review”
Morgan Jones, Natalya Sparks

“Cleft Palate Mission Trips: An Overview on Projected Sustainability Within Developing Communities”
Caroline Kebberly

“Examining Longitudinal Differences in L1 Spanish Development Among Bilingual Children with and without DLD”
Nicole Kim

“Scoping Review on VOICE Changes and Assessments Used with People Undergoing Thyroidectomy”
Niluka Kumarathunga

“The Readability of Cochlear Implant Brochures: A Potential Factor in Parent Decision-Making”
Jennifer La Scala

“Opioid Ototoxicity Potential with Overdose: A Literature Review”
Breanna Langenek

“Representation of Multilingual, Multicultural Individuals in our AAC Evidence-Base: Five Take-Aways for the Clinician”
Hannah Lauer

“Counseling for Working with Clients from Diverse Backgrounds in Speech-Language Pathology: A Systematic Review”
Pheobe Law

“Decontextualized Language as a Predictor of Disfluency in Preschool Children Who Stutter”
Jessica Lee

“Cultural Representation Among Augmentative and Alternative Devices”
Cristina Lopez, Angela Evenich, Anna Thut

“Rising Minority CSD Professionals and the IMPACT of Multidirectional Mentorship”
Vivian Ma, Theresa Lee, Jessie Lin, Darchayla Lewis, Aniya Martinez

“Does Spanish-English Bilingualism Affect Realization of Unstressed Syllables Produced by Children with SSD?”
Catherine Miller

“The Impact of Child-directed Speech during Parent-child Interactions in a Children's Museum”
Ashlyn Murphy

“Effects of Auditory Distractors on Speech Recognition and Listening Effort in Adults”
Loren Nelson

“Changes in Parent-Child Reading Engagement through a Virtual Dialogic Reading Program”
Tess Owens

“Benefits and Barriers to Interprofessional Practice in Schools: Collaboration between Speech-Language Pathologists & Intervention Specialists”
Sarah Painter

“The Relationship between Specific Musical Experience and Non-Native Speech Sound Learning”
Matthew Phillips

“Investigation of AAC Coursework Across Accredited Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Programs”
Mariel Pinto

“Morphology of the Palatoglossus Muscle Using MRI: A Feasibility Study”
Samantha Power

“Association Between At-Risk Children's Elicited Lexical & Pronominal Sentence Subjects and Spontaneous Pronoun Case Accuracy”
Lauren Riggleman

“The Effects of Interprofessional Research as a Part of Clinical Training”
Jessica Riley

“Podcasts to Promote Learning and Community for Phonetics Courses”
Katharine Ross

“Word Play: Is Children's Expressive Language Diversity Impacted by Toy Availability?”
Carly Rosvold

“A Comparison of Strategies Used with Bilingual Adolescents Between School-Based and Non-School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists”
Laura Santos

“Variations of the Nasopharynx in Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome”
Caroline Sorial

“How Social and Cognitive Demands affect Language Production during Narrative Discourse for People With Aphasia”
Kyle Steele, Emily McDonald  

“The Type and Number of Speech Sound Norms Used by School-Based SLPs”
Kaia Stevenson

“New to Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss?:  Information for the Newly Diagnosed”
Lauren Stochl

“Examining the Administration and Evaluation of Diadochokinesis by SLPs”
Austin Terlecky

“Caregiver Burden Interventions in Speech-Language Pathology: A Systematic Review”
Abiramy Thayanantha

“Can a Bayesian Brain Model Explain Autistic individuals’ Vocal Variations during Auditory Feedback Perturbation Tasks?”
Karina Toro

“Speech Therapy Interventions for Acquired Apraxia of Speech: An Updated Systematic Review”
Thushani Umesha

“Effects of Speaker-Type and Utterance-Length on the Accuracy of Utterance Timings”<
Romy Wexelman

“Responding, Adapting, and Engaging: How People with Aphasia React to Social and Cognitive Challenges”
Camille Williams, Lindsay Crane, Courtney Cobbley 

“Mental Health Professionals' Knowledge of Aphasia: Results of a Survey in Greensboro, North Carolina”
Leah Williford

“Using Response to Intervention to Validate Dynamic Assessment”
Breann Wise, Samantha Smith, Kristi Jones

“Vocal Health Awareness and Occupational Voice Users: Social Media as a Health Literacy Tool”
Madison Yoder, Jennifer White, Sarah Blakenship, Nicole Garcia, Jenna Kasten

“Temporal processing and Mandarin speech recognition in noise of children with cleft palate”
Xueni Zhao

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