August 25, 2014
“I credit much of my success to my mentor and professor at UMass – Dr. Inez Haggerty,” says Dr. Battle.
At ASHA’s annual meeting, Dr. Battle will also deliver a seminar titled “The Impact of War, Political Conflict, and Natural Disasters on Persons with Communication Disorders” and serve on a panel titled “Breaking News: ASHA's International Collaborations.” She continues to serve as associate coordinator of Special Interest Group #17 on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
In other recent news, Dr. Battle served as co-editor (with Yvette Hyter of Western Michigan University) of a special issue of Topics in Language Disorders on Global Issues in Language Disorders: Frameworks, Processes, and Policies (vol. 34:2, April-June 2014). In August 2013, she received the Honors of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics in Torino, Italy for her outstanding international work in communication disorders and sciences.