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Student Achievements

Our graduate students have written in academic publications and presented at major conferences, including the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) annual convention and the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) annual convention.

Publications

Gorman, B. K., Martinez, G., & Pina Garcia, L. (2021). Dual-language narrative intervention outcomes for a bilingual adolescent with Down syndrome. Bilingual Research Journal. doi.org/10.1080/15235882.2021.1999340

  • Guadalupe Martinez, graduate student
  • Lindsay Pina Garcia, undergraduate and graduate student
  • Brenda Gorman, faculty mentor

Orizaba, L., Gorman, B.K., Fiestas, C., Bingham, G., & Patton-Terry, N. (2020). A comparison of two narrative assessment measures for Spanish-speaking preschoolers. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools. doi.org/10.1044/2019_LSHSS-19-00103

Porod, T. K., & Gorman, B. K. (2020). Home and clinical literacy practices for children with cleft lip and palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(10), 1216-1229. doi.org/10.1177/1055665620924938

Presentations

Bogusz, A. & Kremkow, J. (2022, February 11-12). The effects of AAC intervention exposure on social interactions between students with ASD and their TD peers in the classroom [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Evangelopoulos, A. & Kremkow, J. (2022, February 11-12). The use of low and high tech AAC supports in the rehabilitation of persons with aphasia [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Jordan, K. (2022, February 11-12). Intervention approaches for preterm infant dysphagia [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

  • Kaitlyn Jordan, graduate student
  • Ruiying Ding, faculty mentor

Rush A. & Ding R. (2022, February 11-12). The effectiveness of rTMS in treatment of dysphagia [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Fritzshall, A. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, February 4-6). Influence of clients’ low socioeconomic status on clinical practice of school-based speech-language pathologists [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Kozlowski, A. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, May). Peer mentoring improving psychosocial outcomes for individuals with autism [Poster presentation]. Elmhurst College Research Symposium, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

Long, M. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, May). Speech, language, and literacy intervention considerations and best practices for infants and children with Down Syndrome [Poster presentation]. Elmhurst College Research Symposium, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

Maliszewski, M. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, May). Expanding expressive language with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) [Poster presentation]. Elmhurst College Research Symposium, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

Nelson, A. (2021, February 4-6). Tutorial for cognate therapy: Spanish-English bilingual children using academic vocabulary [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Ramos, E. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, May). Multicultural considerations for Latinx families with children with autism spectrum disorder [Poster presentation]. Elmhurst College Research Symposium, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

Rush A. & Ding R. (2021, February 4-6) The effectiveness of rTMS in treatment of dysphagia [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Wlodarski, C. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2021, February 4-6). School-based SLPs and culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) populations [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Alexander, A. & Kremkow, J. (2020, February 6–8). Speech-language pathologists’ response to echolalia [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Gorman, B. K., Gabriel, A., & Mendoza Virgen, I. (2020, November). Lenguaje y lectura infantil: Intervención narrativa (Child language and literacy: Narrative intervention) [Oral presentation]. Ministerio de Salud Pública, Dirección Nacional De Discapacidades, Ecuador.

  • Aurora Gabriel, graduate student
  • Ivonne Mendoza Virgen, graduate student

Graessle, L., & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2020, February 6–8). Do certified speech-language pathologists find core vocabulary boards effective? [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Lezza, A., & Kremkow, J. (2020, February 6-8). At-home communication effects of DIR/ Floortime [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Paolucci, M. & Ding R. (2020, November). Dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease [Poster presentation]. Elmhurst University Health Science Fair, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

  • Megan Paolucci, graduate student
  • Ruiying Ding, faculty mentor

Paver, L. & Kremkow, J. M. D. (2020, February 6-8). Parent perspectives on the use of equine therapy in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

Simpson, H., & Ding, R. (2020, February 6-8). Perceptions of communication: Healthcare professionals & patients with TBI [Poster presentation]. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Rosemont, IL, United States.

  • Hailey Simpson, graduate student
  • Ruiying Ding, faculty mentor

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