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2021 Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention

The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders. Each year's symposium has a specific research theme. 

Find out more about the Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention and its associated travel award.

Health and Health Care Equity in Communication Disorders

The 2021 Symposium will be part of the ASHA Convention Virtual Library. Any Convention registrant may view the pre-recorded sessions. No separate ticket or registration is required.

Striving towards Equity in Healthcare for Persons with Communication Disabilities
Session #2111V
Speaker: Megan Morris, PhD, MPH (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus)

Behavioral Parent Training for Families With Children Who Are DHH and Followed in Hearing Healthcare
Session #2106V
Speaker: Christina Studts, PhD, MSPH, LCSW (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus)

Redesigning and Reframing Our Healthcare for Patients with a Hearing Loss
Session #2109V
Speaker: Michael McKee, MD, MPH (University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine)

How Do Healthcare Providers Interact with Patients with Communication Disabilities? Disparities, Implications, and Future Directions 
Session #2108V
Speakers: Carolyn Baylor, PhD, CCC-SLP (University of Washington) and Ryan Pollard, PhD (University of Colorado)

Reducing Inequities Among Persons with IDD and Communication Disorders through Participatory action: PATH-PWIDD Program
Session #2110V
Speakers: Sarah H. Ailey PhD RN PHNA-BC CNE CDDN FAAN and Carole Schwartz MS OTR/L (Rush University)

Engaging Diverse Stakeholders in Achieving Equitable Healthcare for Persons with Communication Disabilities
Session #2107V
Moderator: Megan Morris, PhD, MPH (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus)

Panelists:

  • Rylin Rodgers (Association of University Centers on Disabilities)
  • Sarah Williams (Health Resources & Services Administration)

The Research Symposium on Speech and Language is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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