New Webinar: Counseling in Primary Progressive Aphasia: Supporting Patients and Families

Counseling in Primary Progressive Aphasia: Supporting Patients and Families

Speakers:

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New Webinar: Key Stakeholder Perspectives to Improve Care for Youth with Brain Injury

Key Stakeholder Perspectives to Improve Care for Youth with Brain Injury

Speaker:


Jennifer P. Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
The Ohio State University, Department of Speech and Hearing Science

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New Webinar: Promoting Autonomy in Individuals with Communication Disorders: A Clinician Primer to Decision-Making Capacity, Informed Consent, and Health Literacy

Promoting Autonomy in Individuals with Communication Disorders: A Clinician Primer to Decision-Making Capacity, Informed Consent, and Health Literacy

Speaker:


Annette N. Askren, CScD, CCC-SLP
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

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Call for ANCDS Executive Board Nominations

Dear ANCDS Members,

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ANCDS Board Certification Interview with Rene Utianski

Name: Rene L. Utianski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
University(s) attended: The George Washington University (BA), Arizona State University (MS, Ph.D.)
Workplace: Mayo Clinic- Rochester, MN
Area(s) of clinical or research interest: Functional neurological disorders and progressive apraxia of speech


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Member Spotlight: Annette N. Askren, CScD, CCC-SLP

Name: Annette N. Askren, CScD, CCC-SLP
Earned Degree(s)/University: Doctor of Clinical Science from the University of Pittsburgh; Master of Arts from San Diego State University 
Workplace: VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, West Virginia University 
Area(s) of research, teaching, and/or clinical interest: ALS, Clinical education, Bioethics 
1. Why did you join the communication committee? 
When I am seeking membership and educational opportunities from an organization, I frequently ask myself, “Will this provide practice-changing information?” ANCDS always delivers. I wanted to be a part of this invaluable organization. ANCDS promotes the very best, in both the discovery and application of best practices, much of which has changed my practice for the better. 
 
2. Who is one of your professional mentors? What have you learned from that person? 
Dr. Carole Roth, our 2022 President, was my first mentor as supervisor of my clinical internship at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego. While she taught me a lot about speech-language pathology, she taught, and modeled, more about what it means to provide a standard of excellence for her patients. She drove me to seek the very best training opportunities, and I owe much of my career path to her. I am lucky to now call Dr. Roth a dear colleague and friend. 
 
3. What are you looking forward to as newsletter co-editor?
I look forward to the opportunity to ensure readers feel they can easily stay abreast of the remarkable contributions our members are making to our field. Such features have sparked many of my independent reads and expanded my learning.  
 
4. What do you do for fun?
My favorite place is outside, and we have lots to choose from in Washington state. I enjoy rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and paddleboarding — especially doing so alongside my adventure buddies. I enjoy including my hound dog, Bailey, too. 

Student Feature: LaToya Roberts

Name: LaToya Roberts
Earned Degree(s)/University: Bachelor of Science Speech-Language Pathology Delta State University
Master of Science Communication Science and Disorders Southern University A & M College
Current University/Degree Pursuing: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Applied Language & Speech Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michael Cannito
Area(s) of research, teaching, and/or clinical interest: Motor Speech Disorders, Voice, Neuroscience
Role at ANCDS: Student Representative Communications Committee





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Fellow Spotlight: Nicole Campbell

Name: Nicole Campbell
Earned Degree(s): B.A. in Biology from UC Berkeley; M.S. in Medical Speech from the Language Pathology from the University of Washington
Program of study/Year in program: Class of 2021/current Clinical Fellow at VA Puget Sound
Mentor/Advisor: Most influential professor: Dr. Kristie Spencer
Most influential clinical supervisor: Leslie Kot
ANCDS Fellowship Mentor: Dr. Mary Purdy
Area(s) of research, teaching, and/or clinical interests: Clinical interests: Compensatory supports for cognition, multimodal communication, communication partner training, dx and tx of dysarthria(s)





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How Do You Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich?

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2022 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 2022 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.

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2021 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

2021 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

Motor Speech Disorders

Recordings Available: February 14, 2022
Recordings Expire: December 31, 2022

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Lecture: Neural Modeling and Imaging of Speech Production in Neurotypical and Disordered Populations (0.15 ASHA CEUs)
Frank Guenther, PhD
Boston University; Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT


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ANCDS Board Certification Interview with Emily Cook

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2021 Student Fellowship Winners

  

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New Member Feature: Ignatius Nip

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Fellow Interview with Kristen Nunn

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2021 Honors of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

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 44 years, has made significant contributions to individuals who have neurologic communication disorders.

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ANCDS Membership Renewals Are Now Open!

Dear ANCDS Members,

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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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