CRECE and PROTECT Members Conduct Training and Survey at Environmental Health Symposium for Speech-Language Pathologists

From left: Leigh Borkowski (SLP Master's student), Stephanie Clark (Sociology PhD student), Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Dr. Phil Brown
From left: Leigh Borkowski (SLP Master’s student), Stephanie Clark (Sociology PhD student), Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Dr. Phil Brown

From CRECE: “The goal of the presentation was to educate audience members about the effects environmental toxins can have on early childhood development (both pre- and postnatally) and to give speech-language pathologists working in early intervention the tools to share this information with patients’ families. However, Dr. Brown and Dr. Zimmerman had additional goals of their own; The CRECE/PROTECT leaders also wanted to attain a better understanding of the knowledge level speech-language pathologists in the audience had of the subject matter.” Read more.

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