ANCDS Membership Renewals Are Now Open!

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Interested in ANCDS Board Certification? Our group mentoring sessions are for you!

Are you interested in ANCDS Board Certification, but you're not quite sure where to begin?  We have good news for you!  The Board Certification Committee will be back with their group mentoring sessions for applicants interested in ANCDS Board Certification.  The bi-weekly sessions will begin on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 pm CDT and will be led by board-certified members Mary Purdy and Michael Biel.  If you are interested in participating in these group mentoring sessions, please contact Michael Biel at [email protected].

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Become a mentor for a 2021 ANCDS Fellow!

Share your knowledge and research interests with a 2021 ANCDS Fellow!

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A Research Incubator for Multi-Stakeholder Research Teams in Neurologic Communication Disorders

Written By: Jacqueline Hinckley, Ph.D., BC-ANCDS

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Greetings from the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity & Inclusion

In 2020, ANCDS released a statement in support of Black Lives and made a commitment to diversity following the death of George Floyd and rising issues of racial injustices voiced by persons within and outside of the field of speech-language pathology. In this statement, we reaffirmed our commitment to fairness and equity within the organization and pledged to establish a committee to focus on diversity and inclusion. The ANCDS Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity & Inclusion has been formed and is ready for action!

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Lemons Are Smelling Like Garbage: Reflection from an Early Career SLP in Health Care During COVID-19

The first time I treated someone with known COVID-19, a patient in the ICU, I distinctly remember thinking, It’s here, right now. It’s here in this room with us. Another entity: The patient, myself, the speech-language pathologist who was orienting me as a new hospital employee, and the Newly Described Thing. Despite a definite diagnosis, despite knowing that diagnosis before entering the room, there was nonetheless a slow moment of reconciliation for me, where I had read about the Thing, I had heard about it, but to be in a room with it was wholly other. There was a feeling of matter for me then, of the voluminousthat is, this invisible Thing was crowding inand inevitably that matter, that feeling of the voluminous, they ached and continue to ache with multiple meanings.

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Vote Now for the 2022 ANCDS Executive Board!

Dear ANCDS Voting Members,

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New Webinar: Apragmatism: Right Hemisphere Brain Damage Communication Disorders

Apragmatism: Right Hemisphere Brain Damage Communication Disorders

Speaker: Margaret Lehman Blake, PhD, CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Recording Expires: Friday, December 31, 2021

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Share your latest achievements in the ANCDS Newsletter!

It's time for the next ANCDS newsletter!  As always, we're seeking your help to keep it a relevant and timely publication.

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New Webinar: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in Collegiate Athletic Concussion Management: Looking Back and Pushing Forward

The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in Collegiate Athletic Concussion Management: Looking Back and Pushing Forward

Speaker: Kelly Knollman-Porter, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Recording Expires: Friday, December 31, 2021

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Call for Nominations - 2022 ANCDS Executive Board

Dear ANCDS Members,

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Implementation Support Practitioners: Unpacking the “How”

         

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2021 Honors of the Academy - Call for Nominations

The Honors Committee for the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) welcomes nominations of current members of ANCDS for the 2021 Honors of the Academy.

Nominees should be members who have shown outstanding contributions to research, teaching, treatment, and/or service in the area of neurologic communication disorders.

Submit your nominations, including the following information, no later than June 30, 2021, to the ANCDS Honors Committee, c/o Mary Kennedy, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Rinker Health Science Campus 290B, Chapman University, 9401 Jeronimo Road, Irvine, CA 92618, or by email to [email protected].

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New Webinar: How to Practice Person-Centered Care for People with Dementia in Nursing Homes

How to Practice Person-Centered Care for People with Dementia in Nursing Homes

Speaker: Natalie Douglas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Recording Expires: Friday, December 31, 2021

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2020 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

2020 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

Health Economics and Quality of Life in Neurologic Communication Disorders

Recordings Available: January 25, 2021
Recordings Expire: December 31, 2021

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An Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness and Value
Dr. Jeffrey Hoch (University of California, Davis)



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New Year, New ANCDS Website!

Hello and Happy New Year!

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ANCDS Fellows Interview: Rob Cavanaugh

Name: Rob Cavanaugh
Earned Degree(s):
B.A University of Pittsburgh
M.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh (in progress)
Program of study/Year in program: 3rd year
Mentor/Advisor: William Evans, Michael Dickey
University: University of Pittsburgh

ANCDS Fellowship Mentor: Janet Patterson

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ANCDS Fellows Interview: Brenna Scadden Nelson

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Meet the 2020 ANCDS Student Fellows!

2020 ANCDS Fellowship Award Recipients

The ANCDS Student Fellowship Program was developed in 2011.  Start-up funds for the original awards were contributed by Dr. Lawrence Shriberg, keynote speaker for the 2010 ANCDS Annual Scientific Meeting, who donated his honorarium back to the ANCDS.  Funds to sustain the program continue to be provided by the ANCDS Executive Board and through donations from ANCDS members.

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Congratulations to the 2020 Honors of the Academy Recipient!

The Honors of the ANCDS is the highest award bestowed by the academy.  It is awarded to those who have displayed excellence in clinical assessment and treatment, research, mentorship, teaching, and service to the community and to the ANCDS.  This year, the ANCDS is honoring an individual who, for over 40 years, has made significant contributions to individuals who have neurologic communication disorders.

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