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Research and Performance Showcase

Our annual Research and Performance Showcase highlights the scholarly and creative work of Elmhurst students in all majors.

Each May, Elmhurst University celebrates student achievements with a one-day event featuring presentations, art exhibits and musical performances. From biology experiments to political science research to piano recitals, the showcase allows students to demonstrate their work and gives the community a look at the intellectual life of the University.

2021 Oral Presentations

On May 6, 2021, presentations and performances were conducted virtually for the campus community. (View the list.) Recordings will be posted here when available.

2021 Poster Presentations

Effects of Shared Book-Reading on Children with Specific Language Impairment
Abby Anderson
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Cheri Carrico

Sensory Integration Therapy, its Related Procedures, and its Effects on Speech, Language, and Communication in Individuals with Developmental Disorders
Taylor Babashka
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Cheri Carrico

The Impact of Detail and Disability Focus in Diversity Statements
Andrew Barbaglia
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jessica Sim

Examining Communication Modalities in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Kelly Baumgartner
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ruiying Ding

Aided AAC from Infancy to Early Childhood: Overview and Guide to Successful Outcomes
Rachel Bieker
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Cheri Carrico

The Long-Term Implications of a Childhood Communication Disorder
Courtney Cameron
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Cheri Carrico

The Efficacy of Various Combinations of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation across Communication Disorders
Emilee Fisher
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ruiying Ding

Disciplinary Literacy and Speech-Language Pathology Practice
Aurora Gabriel
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brenda Gorman

Prisoner of the State and Mind: Remembering Los Topos through Contemporary Spanish Cinema
Gabriel E. Galindo
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Beatriz Gomez

Investigation of an Effective Intervention Approach for Bilingual Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Katarzyna Glowik
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brenda Gorman

Positive Quality of Life Impacts through Interactive Social Programs in Long-Term Care
Erika Hauser-Smetana
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Ruiying Ding

Peer Mentoring Improving Psychosocial Outcomes for Individuals with Autism
Alyssa Kozlowski
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jennifer Kremkow

Speech, Language, and Literacy Intervention Considerations and Best Practices for Infants and Children with Down Syndrome
Mary Long
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jennifer Kremkow

Expanding Expressive Language with Augmentive and Alternative Communication (AAC) for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Monique Maliszewski
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jennifer Kremkow

Cognate Therapy for Bilingual Children Using Academic Vocabulary Words: A Tutorial
Amy Marie Nelson
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brenda Gorman

Gender Differences in OnlyFans Subscription Pricing Strategies
Joshua Nichols, Alec Degnan, Marina Orrico, Zaharina Jimenez, Jessica Watz and Vanessa Sevilla
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Joshua VanArsdall

Social Exclusion and the Animacy Effect: ​Are words for people particularly well-remembered?
Mary Ovan and Teddy Schupack
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Joshua VanArsdall

Multicultural Considerations for Latinx Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Estela Ramos
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jennifer Kremkow

The Role of Competition and Cooperation in Promoting Prosocial Behavior
Teddy Schupack, Alec Degnan and Paola Nava
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Joshua VanArsdall

Narrative Language Intervention in Bilingual Children with Down Syndrome
Nicole Suter
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brenda Gorman

Face Masks Improve Detection of Real and Fake Smiles
Yuliya Zanevych, Carla Santacruz, Jason Gill, Kiwaun Wallace and Annette Kwasniewski
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Liz Majka

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