Across the Universe of Speech-Language Pathology: Developing International Alliances Purpose In response to global changes, academic efforts need to be implemented to prepare professionals for global practices and promote scientific advancements to be shared across institutions and nations. Considerations are proposed here to highlight important global academic and professional aspects of speech-language pathology, as it applies to both ... Article
Article  |   October 22, 2018
Across the Universe of Speech-Language Pathology: Developing International Alliances
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Ana Claudia Harten
    Speech-Language Pathology Program, Department of Special Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Maria Claudia Franca
    Communication Disorders and Sciences Program, Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
  • Valerie Boyer
    Communication Disorders and Sciences Program, Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
  • Maria Inês Pegoraro-Krook
    Department of Speech/Language/Hearing Disorders, Bauru College of Dentistry, University of São Paulo Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Financial: Ana Claudia Harten has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Maria Claudia Franca has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Valerie Boyer has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Maria Inês Pegoraro-Krook has no relevant financial interests to disclose.
    Financial: Ana Claudia Harten has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Maria Claudia Franca has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Valerie Boyer has no relevant financial interests to disclose. Maria Inês Pegoraro-Krook has no relevant financial interests to disclose.×
  • Nonfinancial: Ana Claudia Harten has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Maria Claudia Franca has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Valerie Boyer has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Maria Inês Pegoraro-Krook has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose.
    Nonfinancial: Ana Claudia Harten has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Maria Claudia Franca has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Valerie Boyer has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose. Maria Inês Pegoraro-Krook has no relevant nonfinancial interests to disclose.×
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Professional Issues & Training / Part 1
Article   |   October 22, 2018
Across the Universe of Speech-Language Pathology: Developing International Alliances
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, October 2018, Vol. 3, 49-59. doi:10.1044/persp3.SIG17.49
History: Received April 20, 2018 , Revised July 25, 2018 , Accepted September 4, 2018
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, October 2018, Vol. 3, 49-59. doi:10.1044/persp3.SIG17.49
History: Received April 20, 2018; Revised July 25, 2018; Accepted September 4, 2018

Purpose In response to global changes, academic efforts need to be implemented to prepare professionals for global practices and promote scientific advancements to be shared across institutions and nations. Considerations are proposed here to highlight important global academic and professional aspects of speech-language pathology, as it applies to both educational facets in communication sciences and disorders and the development of internationally cooperative projects.

Conclusion This article describes international alliances developed to better equip students and professionals with skills for practicing in a changing world. The information provided in this tutorial serves as a resource for those contemplating worldwide experiences and the development of internationally cooperative projects.

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