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Faculty and students from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences presented research at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts. Several current and former PhD students received recognition for their research.

Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development

Awarded $2,000
Ashwaq A. Alzamel
PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mentor: Elizabeth Crais
“Digging Beneath the Surface: A Multidimensional Approach to Examining Sex Differences in Social Pragmatic Profiles and Conversation Quality Among Children With ASD and TD”

Graduate Student Scholarship

Awarded $5,000 each
Sofia Benson-Goldberg
PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Speech and Hearing Sciences

Former PhD student award

State Clinical Achievement Awards
Twyla Y. Perryman
University of West Georgia

Student Travel Award

Ranita Anderson and Jonet Artis
“Parent-mediated interventions using a coaching model: How and why?”

Meritous Poster Award

Sallie Nowell, PhD; Grace Baranek, Linda Watson, and Richard Faldowski
“The Joint Attention Protocol: A Psychometric Analysis of a New Measure.”