Coordinator's Column It is with pleasure that we welcome the first 2015 issue of the Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders. This new-year brings new roles for some coordinating committee members, returning roles for others, as well as new faces to the SIG 17 coordinating committee. ... Coordinator's Column
Coordinator's Column  |   June 01, 2015
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Coordinator's Column   |   June 01, 2015
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SIG 17 Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, June 2015, Vol. 5, 3-6. doi:10.1044/gics5.1.3
SIG 17 Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, June 2015, Vol. 5, 3-6. doi:10.1044/gics5.1.3
It is with pleasure that we welcome the first 2015 issue of the Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders. This new-year brings new roles for some coordinating committee members, returning roles for others, as well as new faces to the SIG 17 coordinating committee. In this column, each member of the coordinating committee shares how they became interested in global issues, and discusses why this topical area of research, education and service is important for the field of communication sciences and disorders.
Dolores Battle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, ASHA Honors and professor emeritus at Buffalo State University will serve in a new role as associate coordinator of SIG 17. Dr. Battle's interest in international/global issues is an outgrowth of her interest in multicultural issues and the diversity of cultures and languages in the world. Dr. Battle states that,
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