SLHS Communication Disorders Grant Fund Awards $37,000 in Funding

The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences is happy to announce this year’s individuals that were selected to receive funding from the Communication Disorders Grant Fund for their efforts in supporting the management of communicatively disordered populations.  This year, a total of $37,000 in grant money was awarded to the following individuals for their proposed studies:

Linguistics Department – Diane Lillo-Martin, Ph.D and Matthew Hall, Ph.D. – “Executive Function and Implicit Learning in Children Using Cochlear Implants”

Psychology Department – Inge-Marie Eigsti, Ph.D. – “Comprehension and Production of Low-Level Acoustic Detail in ASD as they Relate to Auditory Sensitivities and Speech Comprehension”

Psychology Department – Letitia Naigles, Ph.D. and Jinhee Park, M.A. – “Understanding of wh-question in Children with ASD Learning Korean”

Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Department – Carl Coelho, Ph.D. and Ted Jenkins, M.A. – “Exploring Links Between Gesture and Discourse Markers in Aphasia”

Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Department – Christine Hare, Au.D., Jennifer Tufts, Ph.D. and Erika Skoe, Ph.D.– “Proposal for a Hearing Conservation Initiative for Music Majors”

Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Department – Erika Skoe, Ph.D. and Rachel Theodore, Ph.D. – “Biological Markers of Reading Ability in Adults with Dyslexia”