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Migyanka's Autism Work Highlighted on CNN.com

Joann Migyanka was recently interviewed by Kaiser Health News about her work to improve the emergency room experience for people with autism.

Posted on 5/6/2016 12:22:42 PM

Migyanka Receives Faculty Award for Teaching

Joann Migyanka, associate professor in the Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, has been awarded the IUP Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching for 2016. 

Posted on 5/6/2016 12:13:36 PM

Migyanka and Colleagues Publish about Acute Care for Individuals with Autism

Joann Migyanka, associate professor in the Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, and colleagues discuss the impact of an instrument that can be used to prepare emergency department staff for the care needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders ahead of acute presentation. 

Posted on 4/22/2016 12:42:31 PM

Stein Elected Chairman of Pa. Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

David Stein, faculty member and program director in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program, was elected to be the chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Posted on 2/23/2016 4:17:11 PM

Hill and Domaracki Receive Grant to Evaluate Transition Planning for Students with Complex Special Needs

Annah Hill and Joseph Domaracki have been awarded a grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the ARC of Pennsylvania which will allow them to evaluate the transition planning process for individuals with complex special needs.

Posted on 2/18/2016 3:06:14 PM

Wissinger Publishes on Student Responses to Readings About Historical Controversies

Daniel Wissinger, assistant professor in the Dept. of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, recently published an article with co-author Susan De La Paz in the Journal of Educational Psychology. 

Posted on 10/5/2015 11:32:15 AM

Stein Represents Commonwealth at National Council of State Boards

David Stein, vice chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, updated the National Council on Pennsylvania’s new licensure act, as well as the new educational specialist certificate for school-based providers of speech and language services. 

Posted on 11/17/2014 3:34:05 PM

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