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Located in the College of Science, The University of Arizona's Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers educational programs leading to the B.S., M.S., Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees. Included in this collection of public lectures sponsored by Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences are the Annual Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology. This lecture series was established to honor the outstanding career of Dr. DeFeo in clinical teaching and mentoring in speech-language pathology at The University of Arizona. Also included in this collection are lectures by faculty members and invited guests of the department.

Lectures in Human Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Arizona

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Located in the College of Science, The University of Arizona's Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers educational programs leading to the B.S., M.S., Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees. Included in this collection of public lectures sponsored by Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences are the Annual Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology. This lecture series was established to honor the outstanding career of Dr. DeFeo in clinical teaching and mentoring in speech-language pathology at The University of Arizona. Also included in this collection are lectures by faculty members and invited guests of the department.

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    The Dynamic Adolescent Brain

    The Dynamic Adolescent Brain

    2011 Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology

    Dr. Turkstra is the fifth speaker in this series that embodies the academic rigor, pervasive creativity, dedication to students, and support of evidence-based treatments for pediatric, adolescent and adult clients. The lectures series has honored Dr. Anthony B. DeFeo, who served the University for over 27 years before he retired in 2009. Dr. DeFeo passed away in 2010.

    Adolescence is a time of major changes in not only physical appearance but also thinking and behavior. Underlying these changes are significant developments in brain structure and function. Dr. Turkstra is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she directs the Cognition and Communication Laboratory. She is known internationally for her research on cognitive-communication disorders in adolescents and adults with traumatic brain injury, and has published numerous articles in this area.

    • 1 hr 25 min
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    Puzzles and Mysteries: Unraveling the Origins of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Puzzles and Mysteries: Unraveling the Origins of Childhood Apraxia of Speech

    Dr. Shriberg's lecture was presented on September 11, 2009, as the 2009 Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture.

    Dr. Shriberg is principal investigator of the Phonology Project and co-director of the Phonology Clinic at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Shriberg's research interests focus on genetic and other origins of pedicatric speech sound disorders, including studies to identify diagnostic markers for clinical subtypes and studies to develop subtype-specific treatment.

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    How the Brain Supports Language

    How the Brain Supports Language

    élagie (Pagie) Beeson is Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Neurology. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Kansas, and her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Her research interests include the study of the language and cognition in healthy adults and those with acquired neurogenic communication disorders. In particular, Dr. Beeson studies the cognitive processes and neural substrates that support spoken and written language, and the nature and treatment of language impairments associated with stroke and progressive neurological disease. Dr. Beeson's behavioral research is complemented neuroimaging studies that examine lesion location and brain activation during language tasks using functional magnetic resonance imaging. In addition to classroom teaching, Dr. Beeson works with students in the context of independent studies, directing master's theses and doctoral dissertations.

    Dr. Beeson is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and former chair of the ASHA Special Interest Division 2: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders. She has also served on the governing board of the Academy for Neurological Communication Disorders and Sciences, and is an active member of the International Neuropsychological Society.

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    The Role of Genetic and Malformation Syndromes in Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The Role of Genetic and Malformation Syndromes in Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Dr. Hoyme presented the 2008 Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology on September 5, 2008.

    Dr. Hoyme is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota and Chief Medical Officer of Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls. Until 2007, Dr. Hoyme serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics and Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA.

    The Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology lecture series was established to honor the continuing outstanding career of Dr. DeFeo in clinical teaching and mentoring in speech-language pathology at the University of Arizona. Speakers in this lecture series are chosen to embody the educational and personal spirit of Dr. DeFeo, including his academic rigor, pervasive creativity, dedication to students, support of evidence-based treatments for clients, and upbeat and strong advocacy for the blending of basic science with clinical science and art.

    • 1 hr 3 min
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    Please Help Me I'm Falling

    Please Help Me I'm Falling

    Dr. Leonard L. LaPointe, professor in the College of Communication at Florida State University, presented on August 24, 2007. His lecture was the 2007 Anthony B. DeFeo Lecture in Speech-Language Pathology. Leonard L. (Chick) LaPointe, an internationally known expert in communications disorders, will give the first lecture in a new series honoring The University of Arizona's Anthony B. Defeo. DeFeo directs child and adult speech-language and hearing clinics in the UA department of speech, language and hearing sciences.

    LaPointe discussed his research that measures how simultaneous talking and walking jeopardizes people who have cognitive and language disorders. One recent study reports that 68 percent of people with Parkinson disease, for example, risk injurious falls when they are distracted by talking while they walk.

    • 1 hr 36 min

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