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Partners and Contributors

The following persons have been initial task force members (~); active research partners(*); or have assisted in data collection, data tallying, translations, editing, or other tasks. I am deeply indebted to all of them for their initiative, work, enthusiasm, and dedication. Without these efforts, IPATHA would not have achieved its goals. testing

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Leijla Junuzovic-Zunic University of Tuzla Faculty


Stefanie Cavens-Adriaensens Educational Researcher, University of Antwerp


Dobrinka Georgieva Head of the International Relations Office South-West University "Neofit Rilsky"


Mareen Theiling Rheinisch Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen University)


Thomas Klassen Professor, York University, Toronto    



Martina Boltuzic General hospital Dr. Ivo Pedisic Sisak

Suzana Jelcic Jaksic Children's Hospital Zagreb


S. Laila Tyrrell Oxford University


David Ward University of Reading


Joyce John Treasa Speech-language pathologist at Winds O’Change, Bangalore, India

Kanaka Associate Professor, Department of Speech & Hearing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal


Salman Abdi Graduate Student, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Mohyeddin Teimouri Graduate Student, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Ahmad Poormohammad Mashhad university of medical Sciences, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran


Ciara Daly Health Service Executive, Wicklow. Ireland


Norimune Kawai The Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice Graduate School of Education Hiroshima University


Khalid Ghassab  Alshdifat The University of North Carolina Greensboro


Maram Al-Khaledi The Department of Communication Sciences, College for Women, Kuwait University, Kuwait



Diala Fouad Ammar Assistant Professor, Lebanese American University


Ragnhild Rekve Heitmann Statped Vest, Norwegian Support System for Special Education


Helene Braende Kvenseth

Hilda Sonsterud Bredtvet Resource Centre, Norway



Agata Blachino Health School of University of Aveiro

Aneta Przepiorka The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin


Ana Rita dos Santos Valente The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Puerto Rico

Edna Carlo University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus


  Yulia Filatova Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia


Areej Asseri Dar Al-Hekma College, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Moayyad Homidi Assistant Professor Special Education Department, King Abdulaziz University

Sri Lanka


Sudarshi Jayawardena Medical Officer, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka



Cecilia Lundstrom Lund University


R. Sertan Ozdemir Dilkom -(Speech and Language Pathology Center) Anadolu University, Turkey

S. Seyhun Topbas Anadolu University, DILKOM, Turkey 

United States

Elizabeth Aliveto Loundon County Public Schools, Ashburn, Va

Ann Beste-Guldborg Assistant Professor Department of Communication Disorders, Minot University


Megan Burgess West Virginia University

Susanne Cook

Lesley Cotrell West Virginia University, School of Medicine

Jolisha Suzanne Cundiff West Virginia University

Derek Daniels Associate Professor at Wayne State University

Sarah Marie Eisert Pacific Lutheran University

Yomna Elsiddig MGH Institute of Health Professions


Mercedes Enoch West Virginia University

Timothy Flynn EBS Healthcare, St. Mary's County Public Schools


Reshella Dawn George Greene County Public Schools, Ruckersville Elementary School, Ruckersville, VA

Kailey Frances Holcombe Pacific Lutheran University

Staci LeMasters West Virginia University Graduate Student

Reshella Leary Greene County Public Schools, Va

Joseph Lukong Speak Clear Association of Cameroon

Robert Mayo University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Elise McCaffrey Portland State University

Audrey Morgan Metzger West Virginia University

Florence Myers Adelphi University Garden City, NY


Sheree Reese Kean University, NJ

Isabella Reichel Touro College, New York


Amy Rogers


Jana Marie Smith Essential Health


Cindy Spillers University of Minnesota Duluth


Melinda St. Louis Public Citizen, Washington DC

Glenn Tellis Misericordia University, PA


Megan Toromen University of Minnesota Duluth


Filiz Troudt


Mary Weidner West Virginia University

Mandy J. Williams Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota, Department of Communication Disorders

Brienne M. Worek Forbes Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Pittsburgh, PA

J. Scott Yaruss University of Pittsburgh