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      A Journal of Research and Practice Affecting Educational Settings

      Volume 48, Number 2, April 2017


      LSHSS publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles pertaining to the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology in the schools, focusing on children and adolescents. The journal is an international outlet for clinical research and is designed to promote development and analysis of approaches concerning the delivery of services to the school-aged population. LSHSS seeks to advance evidence-based practice by disseminating the results of new studies as well as providing a forum for critical reviews and meta-analyses of previously published work.


      The broad field of audiology and speech-language pathology as practiced in schools, including aural rehabilitation; augmentative and alternative communication; childhood apraxia of speech; classroom acoustics; cognitive impairment; craniofacial disorders; fluency disorders; hearing-assistive technology; language disorders; motor speech disorders; speech sound disorders; swallowing, dysphagia, and feeding disorders; voice disorders.

      Impact Factor

      The Journal Citation Reports® 2015 Impact Factor is 1.345, and the 5-year Impact Factor is 1.806. LSHSS ranked 31st of 178 journals in the Linguistics category and 23rd of 74 journals in the Rehabilitation category of the Social Science Citation Index.

      LSHSS Editor-in-Chief

      Shelley Gray, Arizona State University (2017–2018)

      LSHSS Editors and Editorial Board Members (EBMs)

        Patricia J. Brooks, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY (2017)  Kerry Danahy Ebert, Rush University (2017–2019)  Ignatius Nip, San Diego State University (2017–2018)  Andrea L. Pittman, Arizona State University (2017)  Patrick Proctor, Boston College (2017–2019)  Cynthia S. Puranik, Georgia State University (2017–2018)

      Editorial Board Members (EBMs)

        Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel  Courtney Byrd, University of Texas at Austin  Barbara T. Conboy, University of Redlands  Lisa S. Davidson, Washington University School of Medicine  Perla B. Gámez, Loyola University Chicago  Ying Guo, University of Cincinnati  Nancie Im-Bolter, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada  Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, Marquette University  Linda Jarmulowicz, University of Memphis  Dawna E. Lewis, Boys Town National Research Hospital  Diane Frome Loeb, University of Nebraska at Kearney  Linda J. Lombardino, University of Florida  Estella P. M. Ma, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam  Toby Macrae, Florida State University  Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Vanderbilt University  Gigliana Melzi, New York University  Deborah Moncrieff, University of Pittsburgh  Gerard H. Poll, Elmhurst College  Mary Beth Schmitt, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center  Gabriela Simon-Cereijido, California State University, Los Angeles  Joseph Smaldino, University of Tennessee, Knoxville  Emily J. Solari, University of California, Davis  Yuuko Uchikoshi, University of California, Davis  Marleen Westerveld, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

      Journals Board

      Mabel Rice, University of KansasChair
      Nadine Martin, Temple UniversityASHA Board of Directors Liaison
      Howard Goldstein, University of South FloridaRepresentative From the Committee on Clinical Research, Implementation Science, and Evidence-Based Practice (Ex Officio)
      Jamie M. Bogle, Mayo Clinic ArizonaClinical Representative in Audiology
      Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar, Northwestern UniversityAJA Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)
      Frederick (Erick) Gallun, VA Portland Health Care SystemJSLHR–Hearing Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)
      Shelley Gray, Arizona State UniversityLSHSS Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)
      Marie Ireland, Virginia Department of EducationClinical Representative in Speech-Language Pathology in Schools
      Alex Johnson, MGH Institute of Health ProfessionsClinical Representative in Speech-Language Pathology Health Care
      Julie Liss, Arizona State UniversityJSLHR–Speech Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)
      Courtenay Norbury, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, England; University College London, EnglandInternational Representative
      Sean Redmond, The University of UtahJSLHR–Language Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)
      Krista M. Wilkinson, The Pennsylvania State UniversityAJSLP Editor-in-Chief (Ex Officio)

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