Megan Roberts, PhD, CCC-SLP

Photo courtesy of: communication.northwesterrn.edu/faculty I first discovered the brilliant work of Dr. Megan Roberts after reading her article in the April 2019 issue of the ASHA Leader. In Seeing Autism Signs? Speak Up and Guide Parents to See Them Too, Megan discusses the crucial role of early interventionists in raising the conversation with parents when …

Michelle Dawson, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Meet Michelle Dawson, M.S., CCC-SLP It's safe to say I have a professional crush on Michelle Dawson. About a month ago, I had the privilege of attending her lecture, Pediatric Dysphagia: Establishing the Brain-Mouth-Gut Connection in Silver Spring, MD. Not only was her lecture incredibly  informative and clearly evidence-based, but her energy, story telling, and …

Mishelle Rudzinski, M.A., CCC-SLP

Meet Mishelle Rudzinski, M.A., CCC-SLP In graduate school, I had the opportunity to enroll in an advanced course in Pediatric Feeding. As speech pathologists, we often receive ample training in dysphagia management for adults, but children are a whole different ball game. Anatomy, physiology, feeding behaviors, and developmental trajectories are incredibly different from the adult …

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox

Meet Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox I met Dr. Wilcox two years ago while completing my M.S. at Purdue University (Boiler Up!). Being a Boilermaker himself, he was visiting Purdue for an alumni event and made the time to speak with our SLP graduate class. He shared about his journey--beginning with a Master's degree from Purdue …

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, FASHA

Meet J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA An interesting observation I have made since starting this blog is the punctuality and responsiveness I have gotten from prospective interviewees. The individuals who have responded the quickest and most positively have been those who I presumed would be the most 'busy'. I have sent some emails thinking …