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Research Surveys

PSHA is pleased to inform members of this/these opportunity/opportunities to participate in research. An overview of the purpose of the research, the requirements for the participants, and the contact information for the author(s) is included for the study/each of the studies. Please note that the authors have secured the appropriate approvals from Institutional Research Boards (IRBs) and other relevant entities for the conduct of their studies. PSHA supports scholarly work to advance our informational base about normal and non-normal communication, as well as clinical service delivery issues.


Request (posted 5/2019)

Seeking Participants for current beliefs and treatment of clients with lateralization errors.

Dr. Megan Overby and Magdalena DiFazio of the Duquesne University Speech-Language Pathology department are seeking certified speech-language pathologists who are at least 18 years of age to participate in a 26-item survey (with 4 open-ended questions) survey about current beliefs and treatment of clients with lateralization errors (“slushy sounding” fricatives and/or affricates).

The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. You may stop the survey at any time if you do not wish to continue, and responses are anonymous. For questions, please contact Megan Overby at This investigation has been approved by the Duquesne University IRB.

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Request (posted 3/2019)

Seeking Participants for Research Project regarding signs and symptoms of aspiration.

I am currently at West Hempfield Elementary School for my externship and last semester of Graduate School. I was at Concordia of Monroeville and Harmony Rehab doing my externship last semester. I am a second-year graduate student conducting a research study as a requirement to graduate in May. I am sending out this survey to get the signs and symptoms of aspiration that clinicians’ question to send out for an MBS. You are being asked to participate in this study because you are a working speech-language pathologist in Pennsylvania.

I am asking for your answers and opinions on these 15 questions to calculate your data and submit your responses to the link provided. A list of 15 questions consisting of various aspects of Modified Barium Swallow studies based off of current facility working in, opinions of aspiration risk and when a clinician should send out for an MBS verses using clinical judgement. Participation in this study is much appreciated and I am thankful for your help with my study.

Take the Survey Now.

Marissa Antrilli
California University of Pennsylvania




How to Post a Research Study


To advance the scholarly mission of PSHA with visible support for research efforts.
To provide scholars with opportunities to secure participants in their research studies.
To provide PSHA members with opportunities to participate in applied research.
To promote submission of research manuscripts for consideration for the PSHA Journal.
To enhance the public relations focus of PSHA with support of scholars nationwide.
To disseminate research-related information without excessive e-mail contact with PSHA members.

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