Recent Faculty and Student Accomplishments

Publications:

Cleveland, E., Deere, D., Kyzer, A., & Smith, S. (2020). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders advocacy in Arkansas. Journal of Arkansas Medical Society. May 2020 Issue.

Cleveland, E. & Gentry, B. (Submitted 2019) Investigating social communication in young children across cultures: A systematic review. Perspectives: American Speech- Language-Hearing Association Special Interest Groups.

Atcherson, S.R., Lowry, M., & Slavych, B.K. (2018). Framework for anatomy and physiology. In B. Rousseau and R. Branski (Eds.), Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers. ISBN: 9781626233379

Cleveland, E. (2018). Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: from a therapist’s perspective. 

Good, J., Lance, D.M., & Rainey, J.L. (2018). The Use of Direct Spelling Instruction for Children with Language Impairment. Communication Disorders Quarterly.

Thomas, D., Lance, D.M., & Rainey, J.L. (2018). Phonemic Awareness Assessment of Children With and Without Speech Sound Disorders: A Comparison Study. Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders3(2), 113-126.

Alanazi, A.A., Nicholson, N., Atcherson, S.R., Franklin, C.A., Nagaraj, N.K., Anders, M., & Smith-Olinde, L. (2017). Audiology students’ perception of hybrid simulation experiences: Qualitative evaluation of debriefing sessions. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, 2(1), 12-28.

Alanazi, A.A., Nicholson, N., Atcherson, S.R., & Martin, P. (2017). A Preliminary Trial of the HEARLab System Cortical Threshold Estimation (CTE) Protocol: A Clinical Feasibility Study. Journal of Hearing Science, 6(3), 54-62.

Alanazi, A.A., Nicholson, N., & Thomas, T. (2017). Use of simulation training to improve knowledge, skills, and confidence among healthcare students: A Systematic review. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice.

Shollenbarger, A. & Robinson, G.C. (2017) First grade students’ awareness of final consonant clusters in monomorphemic words and nonwords: Does dialect matter?  Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools.

Toliver-Smith, A. & Gentry, B. (2017). An investigation of Black ASL:  A Systematic Review, American Annals of the Deaf, 161(5), 560-570.

Alanazi, A.A., Nicholson, N., Atcherson, S.R., Franklin, C.A., Anders, M.E., Nagaraj, N.K., Franklin, J.L., & Highley, P. (2016). Use of Baby Isao simulator and standardized parents in hearing screening and parent counseling education. American Journal of Audiology, 25, 211-223.

Alanazi, A.A., Nicholson, N., Atcherson, S.R., & Martin, P. (2016). The HEARLab cortical tone evaluation (CTE) protocol: A clinical feasibility Study. Journal of Hearing Science, 6(3), 54-62.

Atcherson, S.R., Childress, T., & Kennett, S.E. (2016). Hearing assistive and access technologies and applications to auditory-verbal therapy. In W. Eastabrooks and K. McIver-Lux (Eds.), Auditory-Verbal Therapy for Young Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families, and the Practitioners Who Guide Them. San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Nicholson, N., Martin, P., Smith, A., Thomas, S., & Alanazi, A.A. (2016). Home Visiting programs for families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing: A systematic review. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, 1(2), 23-28.


Presentations:

Atcherson, S.R. & Finley, E.T. (2019). Hearing and Related Technologies for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Professionals. Presentation at the 2019 Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses/American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association conference, Baltimore, MD.

Atcherson, S.R. & Finley, E.T. (2019). Professional and student experience and preference with a new transparent face mask. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology convention, Columbus, OH.

Atcherson, S.R. & Finley, E.T. (2019). Research on Stethoscopes and Facemasks: Implications for Hearing Loss and Healthcare. Presentation at the 2019 Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses/American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association conference, Baltimore, MD.

Atcherson, S.R. & Finley, E.T. (2019). Rethinking the limits of normal hearing. Presentation at the American Academy of Audiology convention, Columbus, OH.

Cleveland, E. (2019).  None for Nine, Arkansas Affiliate for the National Organization of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for Medical Professionals.

Cleveland, E. & Gentry, B. (2019). Investigating Pragmatic Language in Young Children Across Cultures: A Systematic Review, poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association annual convention, Orlando, FL.

Cleveland, E. & Robinson, R. (2019). Association of University Centers on Disability Annual Conference. Investigating Barriers to the SLP Referral Process.

Magimairaj, B., Cleveland, E., & Landry, A. (2019). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Relative associations of school-age children’s semantic fluency outcomes, with age, working memory capacity, and vocabulary.

Cleveland, E. (2018).  Little Rock School District Professional Development for Speech and Occupational Therapists. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, From a Therapist’s Perspective.

Norwood, A., Hendricks, D., Williams, E., Wethington, K., Finley, E.T., Nagaraj, N.K., & Atcherson, S.R. (2018). Using Normative Low Frequency Threshold Data to Assess Amplified Stethoscopes. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology convention, Nashville, TN.

Thomason, A. & Gregg, B.A. (2018). The Effect of Premotor tDCS on the Fluency of Adults Who Stutter During Choral Reading. Presented at the ASHA Convention, Boston, MA.

Atcherson, S.R. & Finley, E.T. (2017). Deaf and hard of hearing audiologists meeting. Facilitated meeting of national survey results at the 2017 AudiologyNOW! convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Atcherson, S.R., Gardner, E., Finley, E.T., Nicholson, N., & Lim, S.R. (2017). U.S. audiology schools compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Poster presentation at the 2017 Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses conference, Rochester, NY.

Atcherson, S.R., Gardner, E., Finley, E.T., Nicholson, N., & Lim, S.R. (2017). U.S. audiology schools compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Poster presentation at the 2017 AudiologyNOW! convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Cockcroft, J., Robinson, G.C., Loudermill, C., Moser, D., Mahurin, S.L., & Drost, R. (2017) “Measuring Spelling Predictability: Calculating Entropy for Phonemes and Graphemes of Standard American English.” A Poster at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Danesh, A.A., Kennett, S.E., Fulton, S., Hall III, J.W., & Atcherson, S.R.  (2017). Grand Rounds: Adult Diagnostics. Invited and facilitated featured session at the 2017 AudiologyNOW! convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Finley, E.T., Atcherson, S.R., Lim, S.R., Rentmeester, L., Spangler, C., & Simmons, J. (2017). National survey for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audiologists and Audiology Students. Poster presentation at the 2017 Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses conference, Rochester, NY.

Finley, E.T., Atcherson, S.R., Lim, S.R., Rentmeester, L., Spangler, C., & Simmons, J. (2017). National survey for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audiologists and Audiology Students. Poster presentation at the 2017 AudiologyNOW! convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentry, B. & Loudermill, C. (2017).  Change is Good: Transitioning from Adolescence to Adulthood with ASD, Seminar presented at the Arkansas Speech Language and Hearing Association convention, Hot Springs, AR.

Loudermill, C., Satra, K., & Gentry, B. (2017).  An Examination of Knowledge of Derivational Morphology in African American Poor Comprehender, poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association annual convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Satra, K., Robinson, G.C., Moser, D., Bracy, C., & Loudermill, C. (2017) “Transgender Individuals’ Perceptions of Speech-Language Services in Arkansas to Aid in Transitioning: A Web-Based Survey.” A Poster at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Gentry, B., Atcherson, S.R., & Loudermill, C. (2016). Reducing Self-stimulating Behaviors in Individuals with ASD: A Non-Pharmaceutical Method, seminar presented at the ArkSHA convention, Hot Springs, AR, Oct 2016.


Grants Funded

Moser, D. & Carr, P., “Improving Functional Communication Outcomes in Post-Stroke Aphasia via Telespeech: An Alternative Service Delivery Model for Underserved Populations,” UAMS, College of Health Professions, CHP Seed Grant : $5000

Robinson, G.C. & Cleveland, E., “Executive functioning and working memory response times in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and neurotypical children,” College of Health Professions Seed Grant (2019-2020), College of Health Professions Dean’s Society: $3,149