Faculty News Dr. Nicole Magaldi is featured in an article posted on Romper.com, a website designed for millennial mothers, in which she discusses language development in toddlers. https://www.romper.com/parenting/do-toddlers-have-their-own-language Alumni News Tonee Burley (2018) has received ASHA’s Distinguished Early Career Professional Certificate. This award recognizes early career professionals in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology who are making an impact in the areas of leadership, volunteering, or advocacy at the local, state, and/or national level. https://www.asha.org/about/awards/distinguished-early-career-professional-certificate/. In addition, Tonee is now the president-elect of the Hawaii Speech-Language-Hearing Association. https://hsha.wildapricot.org/PRESIDENT-ELECT-Tonee-Burley-Cary Miranda Van Dunk (2015) was one of 28 recipients of the 2019-2020 Governor’s Educators of the Year Award. This award recognizes the hard work of outstanding teachers and educational services professionals across the state of New Jersey. It highlights educational innovation, student achievement, and the services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success. Miranda was recognized for her work as a Speech-Language Specialist at Packanack Elementary School in Wayne, NJ. Christina Darius (2015) completed her Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD) from the Nathan Weiss Graduate College at Kean University in May 2021. Bridget Charlton, BA ‘20, and Dr. Nicole Magaldi are featured in this video describing how her education in CODS influenced her work on WPU’s Brave New Radio. According to New Media Supervisor, Greg Mattison, “WPSC recently won a 2021 NAB Marconi Award. This is as a result of the collaboration that started with Bridget and Giovanni. In a very tangible way this award reflects the great work you and your department do preparing our students.” Way to go, Bridget! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-LH-7u6ZYQ&list=PLaXRj1_zWLG6ffNXXZITiLcA7edGZGRwb&index=2 CLINIC NEWS Check out “Their Words: An Aphasia Documentary Series | Official Trailer 2022” from Lingraphica on Vimeo. The video is available for your viewing pleasure at https://vimeo.com/707967762 If you like this video, make sure you share it, too! During the month of June, we recognize Aphasia Awareness Month! Here at William Paterson University Speech and Hearing Clinic we serve many wonderful people with Aphasia. We provide individual therapy and have an exciting weekly Adult language group! We are so proud of the work our student clinicians and clinical educators do to enrich the lives of our clients. We also appreciate the clients who put their communication needs in our hands! For more information please email Eileen Fasanella at firstname.lastname@example.org. “ Aphasia does not affect intelligence”….