Grant Recipients

2016 SAC Clinical Research Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our two 2016 Clinical Research Grant recipients!

Deidre Mander

SLPs and ECEs Collaborating to Support All Children: A Pilot Study Using Universal Design for Learning
Abstract: This pilot study will explore how Universal Design for Learning, an evidence-informed framework for supporting all learners (CAST, 2016), could be used to facilitate collaboration between Speech-Language Pathologists and Early Childhood Educators working in Ottawa-Carleton Headstart Association for Preschools to provide class wide supports for communication development.


Vicky Papioannou

Vestibulotoxicity after pediatric cancer treatment
Abstract: The current study will examine the vestibulotoxic effects of platinum based therapies, cranical radiation, surgery and related sepsis treatments in pediatric long-term cancer survivors.  Forty children from the long-term survivor group will prospectively have their vestibular function evaluated as part of their ongoing monitoring of hearing sensitivity.

Past Clinical Research Grant Recipients