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Category: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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Research with babies and their families fuels early ASD detection research for HHS faculty

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk, tbrouk@purdue.edu Sleep health is key for optimal development in children but especially for children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). According to research by A.J. Schwichtenberg, an associate professor in Purdue University’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, sleep problems for children with ASD are more than just a […]

Purdue graduate students juggle parenthood during a pandemic

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk Rigorous studies, teaching undergraduate classes, hours and hours of research: The lives of graduate students are strenuous and often spread thin. Then, add changing diapers and lining up daycare during a pandemic. For some Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences graduate students, the pursuit of PhDs and master’s degrees […]

Purdue HHS Parkinson research explores exposure risks, effects on speech and swallow

Monday, April 12th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk When Allison Schaser joined Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) in fall 2020, she brought a unique expertise to a strong Parkinson disease research group. Her perspective — and mouse line — is already playing a vital part in the investigation of this complex disease. An assistant professor […]

HHS Parkinson disease research extends to patients and their families

Monday, April 12th, 2021


Written by: Tim Brouk Parkinson disease affects millions of Americans, yet there is still much mystery behind the debilitating and incurable disease. Symptoms and progression of the disease are highly variable from person to person. While we often talk of curing Parkinson disease, it is critical to consider how to improve quality of life for […]

Increasing access, community outreach key in Purdue neurological autism research

Thursday, April 1st, 2021


Researchers in Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences rely on human subjects for learning more about genetic and developmental disorders like autism, Angelman syndrome and others.

Andrew Exner, a PhD student in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, is evaluating an artificial intelligence system that could enable patients with speech difficulties to be assessed at home.

Evaluating a telehealth platform to keep patients safe

Monday, November 23rd, 2020


Early this year, Andrew Exner, a PhD student in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, was working with the Purdue Motor Speech Lab and the Imaging, Evaluation, and Treatment (I-EaT) of Swallowing Research Laboratory at Purdue.

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New head of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences named

Thursday, April 18th, 2019


Professor Preeti M. Sivasankar will be the next head of the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), effective July 1, 2019

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Uncovering Dementia

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019


A new case of dementia is diagnosed every three seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Chances are you know someone whose life is touched by dementia, which is overwhelming physically, psychologically and economically for those who have it and also for their families and caregivers. For decades, Purdue University researchers within the College of […]

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