2019-20 Poster Presentation

Speech-Language Pathology Presentations

Balcom, A., & O’Neill, L. Are morphological awareness interventions effective in improving reading and/or spelling outcomes in children with dyslexia?

Benstead, K. Critical Review: Can providing communication training programs for staff in long-term care facilities impact their awareness of elderspeak?

Betz, C., & Simpson, A. Does the presence of ‘twin language’ in preschool twins lead to increased rates of language impairment?

Blake, L., & Enns, W. The Effects of Multi-Tiered Oral Narrative Intervention on Grade One Students’ Writing Abilities

Brunette, N. The effects of shared reading interventions on language outcomes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Caggianiello, J. Critical Review: Impact of Trans Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) on acute swallowing-related outcomes in adults with oropharyngeal cancer.

Carruthers, E. Impact of augmentative and alternative communication on the quality-of-life of individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Dimaranan, E. Critical Review: Does Cognitive Training improve Return-to-Work Outcomes following Adult Traumatic Brain Injury

Doan, V. What is the clinical utility and effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the treatment of people who stutter?

Dolzycka, K., & Stead, A. What Impact Do Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Have on Language Related Outcomes?

Estranero, K., & Ivison, J. Do the Mendelsohn maneuver, effortful swallow, and the Shaker exercise individually improve functional and physiological outcomes in patients experiencing oropharyngeal dysphagia post-stroke?

Ferguson, D. Effects of oral stimulation and non-nutritive sucking therapies on transitioning to oral feeding in preterm infants.

Fletcher, A. Determining the oral language characteristics of children with selective mutism

Goncharenko, N. Effectiveness of Group-Based Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gottschalk, K., & Tai, J. Effects of Music Therapy on the Social Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Hartman, T. Effectiveness of Telehealth Delivery of the Lidcombe Program for Preschool Children Who Stutter

Hoekstra, R. Is rhythmic music therapy effective in improving phonological awareness skills in children with dyslexia?

House, L. Effectiveness of a peer-mediated social communication intervention in school settings

Hustins, L. Improving effectiveness of speech-language therapy in post-stroke aphasia recovery: Pharmacological options

Jefferies, T. Critical Review: Does levodopa medication have an impact on perceptual ratings of the speech and voice of individuals with Parkinson’s disease?

Jensen, S. Is sibling-mediated intervention effective in increasing social communication in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?


Johnston, H. Is Rapid Syllable Transition Treatment (ReST) an effective therapy option, compared to no therapy, for treating individuals with childhood apraxia of speech?

Klassen, A. Does prophylactic swallowing therapy for head and neck cancer patients result in the reduction of chemoradiation and/or radiation treatment-related dysphagia?

Lam, J. Critical Review: Does PECS intervention increase the initiation of requests in preschool children with ASD?

McDonald, E. Critical Review: Closing the Language and Literacy Gap with a Culturally Appropriate Approach to Language Assessment and Intervention for Aboriginal Children

Myles, D. Critical Review: The Effectiveness of Oral Sensorimotor Therapy in the Treatment of Drooling in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Paron, M. What Child-Factors Predict Reading Outcomes in Early School-Aged Children with a History of Speech Sound Disorder?

Posocco, M. Are augmentative and alternative communication interventions an effective method of enhancing language development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing?

Price, S. For Minimally Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) or Sign Language the More Suitable Method of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)?

Rose, T. In children and youth with complex communication needs, does Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) reduce challenging behaviour?

Shepherd, S. Critical Review: What are the barriers to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) use in developing countries around the world?

Spence, C. The speech-language pathologist’s role in pediatric mild traumatic brain injury: An argument for standardization of clinical education and practice

Spyksma, T. In individuals with unilateral vocal fold immobility, is vocal fold medialization an effective intervention method for dysphagia?

Tam, S. Generalization of the effects of fluency treatment between languages in bilingual individuals who stutter

Tanner, S. Implementing research in clinical practice:
What factors limit the use of evidence-based practice in speech-language pathology?

To, G. Is the Combination of Vocal Surgery and Therapy Effective for Voice Feminization in Male-to-Female Transgender Individuals?

Trinh, B. Effect of motivational interviewing on mood in stroke survivors with or without aphasia

Tsolis, M., & Winzinowich, C. The Influence of a Tracheostomy on Aspiration Incidence in Adults

Verseteeg, A. Peer attitudes toward a school aged AAC user: Does use of high vs low tech device matter?

Wharmby, S. Does exposure to maternal postpartum depression in an infant’s early life predict delays in expressive language development?

Young, H. How does participation in support groups impact psychosocial outcomes for people who stutter?