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 News of the IUP Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services.

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

Laverick and Migyanka Publish Article on Artist Residencies for Pre-Student Teachers

DeAnna Laverick, Professional Studies in Education, and Joann Migyanka, Special Education and Clinical Services, co-authored “Artist Residencies and Field Experiences: Supporting Early Childhood Pre-Student Teachers' Knowledge and Pedagogy to Promote Arts-Based Learning.”

Posted on 11/17/2014 3:18:06 PM

Wissinger Publishes on Effects of Content Knowledge on High School Students’ Written Composition

Daniel Wissinger recently published “Effects of genre and content knowledge on historical thinking with academically diverse high school students” in the Journal of Experimental Education.

Posted on 5/6/2014 12:58:56 PM

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