Dr. Alisa Baron awarded Champlin Foundation grant to create a Neuro Learning Center-Congratulations to Dr. Alisa Baron, whose proposal, written in collaboration with Dr. Mariusz Fermanek in the Department of Physical Therapy, has been funded by the Champlin Foundation to create a Neuro Learning Center. The Neuro Learning Center will allow students to learn about brain imaging techniques and their clinical and research applications.
Welcome Dr. Jean Gordon, Professor & Chair, Department of Communicative Disorders-Dr. Jean Gordon earned her PhD in Communication Sciences & Disorders at McGill University and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Before joining us as Professor & Chair here in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island, she has been a faculty member in the […]
Dr. Michelle Flippin Featured in Kudos-What is it about? The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is a popular communication-training program for young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This meta-analysis reviews the current empirical evidence for PECS in affecting communication and speech outcomes for children with ASD.
Communicative Disorders professor wins national research award-Prize money from the national organization will help fund Alisa Baron’s research projects moving forward College of Health Sciences Assistant Professor Alisa Baron will have some new funding to support her academic and research endeavors after receiving a national award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Baron, assistant professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders, will […]
URI Big Story: We have the technology.-Michelle Flippin, assistant professor of communicative disorders, is pioneering classroom use of LENA System technology in her language development course. URI's speech and hearing program is the first in the country to offer this hands-on experience to all of its undergraduate students.
CMD professors win grant for digital language analysis lab-Thanks to a $108,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations, URI's Speech and Hearing Centers will be getting 80 digital language-sampling processors and 10 analysis software licenses to establish a Language Environment Analysis Lab at URI. The URI Department of Communicative Disorders is the first in the nation to provide a program-wide initiative to train students to use this technology.