Four CONNECT lab trainees will be presenting posters at the 2017 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Los Angeles, California on November 9 to 11. All of the trainees have also received awards for their work:
Leticia Ribeiro, PhD student and recipient of the Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association's Paula A. Square Travel Award (University of Toronto) will be presenting her poster entitled: "Neuroimaging Potential as Language Skills Predictor in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A Systematic Review". Her work is also supported by the prestigious Brazilian National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico).
Leticia’s poster has also received The Meritorious Poster Submission recognition. This recognition is for proposals judged by the Convention Program Committee to show extraordinary, exceptional, and innovative work. Leticia’s poster is 1 of 55 posters, out of a total of 1895 poster submissions to receive this honour.
Carly Cermak, MSc student and recipient of the Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association's Paula A. Square Travel Award (University of Toronto) will be presenting her poster entitled "Cognitive communication deficits in pediatric traumatic brain injury: A scoping review".
Keelia Quinn de Launay, MSc student will be presenting her poster entitled: “Paediatric Responses to Frequency Altered Auditory Feedback: A Scoping Review”. Her work is supported by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and the Kimel Graduate Student Scholarship (Bloorview Research Institue).
Stephanie Cheung, PhD student and recipient of the Wildcat Voyager travel scholarship, Institute of Biomaterials and Bio-Medical Engineering (University of Toronto) will be presenting her poster entitled: “Altered Auditory Feedback in the Study of Children's Speech Production: A Scoping Review”.
The ASHA Convention is the premier annual professional education event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual convention provides unparalleled opportunities to learn about the latest research and gain new skills and resources to advance research and professional practice.
Way to go CONNECT LAB trainees!