Supporting faculty and student research activities.

Current Research Projects in The Neural Bases of Speech and Swallowing Disorders Laboratory

The effectiveness of parental questionnaires on assessment of speech-language and auditory function in children. In collaboration with Dr. Yula Serpanos, Dr. Mary Jo Cooley-Hidecker, Dr. Abbey Berg and Lisa Casale (Former Master’s Student).

The use of Electropalatography therapy with deaf children with Cochlear Implants.

Examining the effectiveness of Iometric Progressive Resistance Oropharyngeal (I-PRO) Therapy in patients with dysphagia secondary to dysarthria.

The use of SIPARI: a music therapy intervention for patients diagnosed with aphasia. In collaboration with Dr. Dianne Slavin (LIU-Post). 

The Importance of Interprofessional Education and Collaboration in Swallowing Disorders. In collaboration with Akhtar Ebrahimi Ghassemi, Ph.D., MHC, MSN, RN is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Public Health

For more information or to inquire about research opportunities, please contact:

Renee Fabus, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, TSHH
Associate Professor
p – 516.877.4769 (office)
p – 516.877.4063 (lab)
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For further information, please contact:

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
p – 516.877.4100

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