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Sent exclusively to alumni, the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences newsletter features alumni and department updates, as well as event information. If you are one of our alumni, update your contact information with the GW Office of Alumni Relations to start receiving this and other exclusive alumni benefits. And don’t forget to send an email to the department with your life updates for future newsletters.

Latest Issues: 20182017, 2016, 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF)


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Malathi Thothathiri with student researchers Maria Braiuca and Kasey Lerner.

Finding Answers to Aphasia

People with aphasia can feel like prisoners within their own brains. In a multi-site project involving as many as 100 patients, Associate Professor Malathi Thothathiri and her team of undergraduate and graduate students are seeking to understand the neurological disorder.

Aisha Azimi

From Speech and Hearing to a Global Communications Job

An internship inspired SLHS major Aisha Azimi, BA ’18, to join an organization focused on the stories of Afghan women. She has since become a director for an organization of female Afghan and Afghan-American writers.

Greg Wallace

Are Autism and Overeating Linked?

Assistant Professor Greg Wallace may have discovered a new connection between autism and overeating. His pilot study aims to determine if children with autism are more likely to be rated as overeaters than typically developing children.

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