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Important ANCDS Directory Profile Updates

Hello ANCDS Members,

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ANCDS Executive Board – Call for Nominations

Dear ANCDS Members,

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2024 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 2024 Honors of the Academy.

Nominees should be ANCDS members who have shown outstanding contributions to research, teaching, clinical innovations, and/or service in neurologic communication disorders.

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New Member Spotlight: Bridget Xia, M.S., CCC-SLP

1. What sparked your interest in joining ANCDS?

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ANCDS Proposed Bylaws Change – Membership Vote Needed

Dear ANCDS Voting Members,

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REDI Self-Study Course

REDI Self-Study Course

ANCDS Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Self-Study: Freedom of Discomfort

Course Materials Available: February 9, 2024
Course Materials Expire: December 31, 2024

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Course Description:
This self-study addresses perceptions of race, equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) within and outside of communication disorders. It also allows participants to reflect on their implicit biases and how this self-work will have a transformative influence on their work as clinicians, researchers, or leaders as they become an antiracist ally.


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2023 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

2023 Annual Scientific Meeting Lecture Recordings

Supporting Mental Health in Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Recordings Available: February 19, 2024
Recordings Expire: December 31, 2024

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Lecture: Navigating Mental Health in Speech-Language Pathology Practice


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Get Involved! ANCDS is Seeking Two New Committee Chairs for 2024

Get Involved: Embark on a journey of leadership and influence with two exciting roles available for the coming year!

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Add ANCDS Swag to your Holiday Gift List!

The ANCDS Merchandise Store is Now Open!

 (Just in time for the holidays) 

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ANCDS Membership Renewal Now Open for 2024!

Dear ANCDS Members,

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ANCDS Proposed Bylaws Changes – Vote Needed

Dear ANCDS Voting Members:

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Members, Share Content for ANCDS Social Media Channels!

The ANCDS Communications Committee has created a Social Media Content Submission Survey for members to submit content to be posted on the official ANCDS social media channels.  ANCDS would like to feature research, articles, educational events/webinars/conferences, ANCDS members, and other relevant information for the ANCDS community and public.  ANCDS members may also able to advertise relevant research projects.  Please use this link to submit potential content.  The Communications Committee will contact you if more information is needed related to your submission.

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Vote Now for the 2024 ANCDS Executive Board!

Dear ANCDS Members,

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We want to hear from you! Take the ANCDS Member Survey by June 23.

Dear ANCDS Members,

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Notification of the Proposed Slate of Candidates for 2024 and Call for Additional Nominations

Dear ANCDS Members,

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ANCDS Student Fellow Spotlight: Kathryn-Anne Pertab

Name: Kathryn-Anne Pertab
Earned Degree(s): B.S. in Communication Disorders
Program of study/Year in program: M.S. in Communication Disorders, second year
Mentor/Advisor: Dr. Tyson Harmon
University: Brigham Young University
ANCDS Fellowship Mentor: Dr. Kimberly Smith
Area(s) of research, teaching, and/or clinical interest: counseling role of speech-language pathologists, the psychosocial impact of communication disorders on individuals and their families





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Member Spotlight: Dr. Mary Purdy

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ANCDS Student Fellow Spotlight: Hasini Weerathunge

Name: Hasini Weerathunge
Earned Degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka; Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, USA
Program of study/Year in program: Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 5th year
Mentor/Advisor: Dr. Cara Stepp
University: Boston University
ANCDS Fellowship Mentor: Dr. Lynda Feenaughty
Area(s) of research, teaching, and/or clinical interest: Motor Speech Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Voice disorders





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ANCDS Clinical Spotlight: Michael Biel, CScD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

By Michael Biel, CScD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

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The EBCR Committee: Hard at Work!

JoAnn Silkes, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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