Thea attended the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association meeting held at the University of Salzburg this past week to give a talk on the impact of prominence on speech intelligibility in Parkinson disease.

Acoustical Society of America Meeting 184

If you are in Chicago this week for the Acoustical Society of America Meeting, come swing by our poster on Tuesday afternoon. I’ll be presenting on acoustic prominence in Parkinson’s disease.

ASHA 2022 presentations

ASHA 2022 presentations This week is the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention (ASHA Convention) which will be held in New Orleans, LA. Two of our lab students, both now first year SLP masters students at the University at Buffalo, will be presenting on their projects and I (Thea) will be giving a pair of panel discussions.

CASA Lab Newsletter

🎉 Congratulations to our lab members’ accomplishments! 🎉 Gursharan graduated from the Masters in CDS and will soon be starting her clinical fellowship–congratulations! 🎉 Amanda graduated from the SLHS major and will be starting her graduate degree at Syracuse University in the fall –congratulations!

Acoustical Society of America Meeting 182

I (Thea) am in Denver for the week at the Acoustical Society of America Meeting. I’ll be presenting a continuation of our speech-in-masks work, this time reporting acoustic findings of the effects of masks and clear and loud speaking styles on the speech of talkers with Parkinson’s disease.

CASA Lab Newsletter: 2021 Recap and what's to come in 2022

Lab Updates! Hello from hybrid lab meetings We are swiftly moving through 2022! We took a moment to reflect back on 2021 to think about some of the major milestones and projects for the lab and about what’s in store in Spring of this year.

Motor Speech Conference

The lab will be presenting two posters related to our Speech-in-Masks studies this Saturday (February 19, 2022) at the Motor Speech Conference in Charleston, SC. Gursharan Badh, second year graduate SLP student, will be presenting “The Impact of Face Masks on Spectral Acoustics of Speech: Effect of Clear and Loud Speech Styles”.


Thea will be presenting a poster entitled “VOT voicing contrast is robust along a speech rate continuum in dysarthria.” LabPhon17 - hosted virtually by the University of British Columbia July 6 - 8.

Motor Speech Conference

Dr. Thea Knowles will be presenting a poster entitled “Acoustic changes along a modified speech rate continuum” at the Motor Speech Conference in Santa Barbara, CA this Thursday (February 20, 2020).