SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST SCREENING OF SLEEP PROBLEM GRANT AWARDED TO ROSE F. KENNEDY CENTER (NY UCEDD/LEND)

01/09/2017


This grant will pilot sleep problem screening by SLPs, using validated tools for sleep-disordered breathing and behavioral (insomnia-type) sleep problems. Focus groups will assess SLP and family experiences; screening tools will yield sleep problem prevalence. This grant, from the American Sleep Medicine Foundation, will be led by UCEDD Co-Director Karen Bonuck, PhD and Supervisor of Speech-Language Services, Nancy Tarshis, MA, MS. CCC-SLP.