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Media and Presentations

We showcase our work by presenting at conferences and delving deeper into research via podcasts.

Selected Recent Presentations

Mindy Bridges presentingMindy Bridges, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders, presented at the Collaborative Conference on Evidence Based and High Leverage Practices on March 7, 2019, in Columbia, Missouri.

Her presentation was titled "Reading Assessment and Instruction within an MTSS Framework." She also presented a breakout session discussing the role of speech-language pathologists within school-based literacy teams.


Podcasts

Research Education ADvocacy podcast episode 32: Language and Reading Comprehension with Mindy Bridges, Ph.D, CCC-SLP. Listen online.

Reading comprehension, by nature, is multifaceted and complex, and for Mindy Bridges, PhD, understanding its development and factors in children is a key passion in her professional work and research. This episode dives deep into the role of language in reading comprehension. She explains how various factors contribute to comprehension, reflects on her research on comprehension across age development, and offers insights on supporting children who struggle.

Episode #37 of the See Hear Speak Podcast: Mindy Bridges of the Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders at the University of Kansas discusses the identification and prevention of reading disorders within a Response to Intervention (RTI) framework. Listen on Spotify.

In this episode of the Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders podcast, Mindy Bridges discusses research being conducted in the Reading, Language and Learning Lab where she is director, and the organization, POWER (Providing Opportunities for Women in Educational Research), where she is a founding member. She also discusses how volunteer work enriches her work and why it should be a part of the speech and language professional experience.

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