First-place $500 award: Shannon Graham, Courtney Kaczmarek, Elizabeth Llewellyn, and Payton Yates from Longwood University :  Effect of Instruction Method on Competency and Perception of Proloquo2Go

First-place $500 award: Shannon Graham, Courtney Kaczmarek, Elizabeth Llewellyn, and Payton Yates from Longwood University: Effect of Instruction Method on Competency and Perception of Proloquo2Go

Student Poster Session Awards

CDF sponsors the SHAV student poster  session during the SHAV Conference each year.  All graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders are encouraged to submit a poster at the SHAV conference. All posters will be judged by an independent review committee and awards will be announced at the conference.

First Place —$500
Second Place — $300
Third Place — $100

Graduate Student Attendance prizes: 2 $50 gift cards are randomly chosen from CSD graduate students who attend the poster session.

2019 Poster Session Results

Congratulations to all 18 poster presenters at the annual SHAV meeting on March 8, 2019. The scholarship evidenced in your hard work was impressive to all who attended; you (and your mentors) have many reasons to celebrate your success!

As difficult as it is to compare effort and learning outcomes across diverse topics like American and British speech differences, eye-tracking during social stories, executive functioning in students with learning disabilities, hair covering’s effect on hearing aid directionality, pill swallowing, aphasia grouping, morphological awareness, caregiver communication, and more, the conscientious judges (listed below) identified these three winners:  

·      First-place $500 award: Shannon Graham, Courtney Kaczmarek, Elizabeth Llewellyn, and Payton Yates from Longwood University: Effect of Instruction Method on Competency and Perception of Proloquo2Go

·      Second-place $300 award: Brynn Morales with Erin Piker, Cynthia O’Donoghue, and Cara Meixner from James Madison University: The Feasibility of Standardized Cognitive Asssessments for Vestibular Patients

·      Third-place $100 award: Jessica Prebor with Jennifer Lehnen of Old Dominion University: Appraisal of Systematic Reviews for Acquired Apraxia of Speech Treatments

Thank you Susan Ingram, Lori Bobsin, Gary Pillow, Tamara Freeman-Nichols, Patti Peters, Andrea Brewer, Anne Michalek, Rhonda Walker, Karen Arndt, Linda Meyer, Lissa Power-deFur, and Fredia Helbert for your time and expertise in judging these scholarly works. Thank you Johanna Fox Klein and Amber Handon for your support and management.

Brenda Seal, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, SHAV Fellow, CDF Past President