Friday, February 13, 2015

Communication Sciences & Disorders Professor Receives Award

Christie Needham, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders and the Director of Clinical Education at the Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic, has been chosen to receive a Fellow of the Association award from the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association (OSLHA).

The award recognizes individuals who have been in the speech-language profession for more than five years and have made significant contributions to and professional services in the field of speech, language and hearing. This year, Needham is one of two recipients in the state of Ohio who is receiving this life-time award at the organization's March convention.

Needham has done a variety of clinical work in addition to research involving nonverbal children and patients with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia. She currently serves as the Treasurer for OSLHA as well as the faculty advisor for the Baldwin Wallace Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association.