Elizabeth Hanson

Associate Professor

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

Noteboom Hall 203

Phone: (605) 677-5474

Email: Elizabeth.Hanson@usd.edu

Website: http://sites.google.com/a/usd.edu/elizabeth-hanson/

Bio:

Earned Ph.D. at University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Earned M.S. at University of Wisconsin - Madison. Earned B.A. at Sioux Falls College.


Teaching Interests:

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Motor Speech Disorders Research Methods Advanced Communication Science (acoustics, perception)


Research Interests:

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Motor Speech Disorders


Education:

  • Ph D, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL), 2005
  • MS, Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997
  • BA, English, Sioux Falls College, 1985

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of South Dakota
  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of South Dakota
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Hanson, Elizabeth, and Fager, Susan K.. Communication Supports for People with Motor Speech Disorders, 375-388. Vol. 37, Iss. 4. Topics in Language Disorders, 2017.
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Downing, Hannah, Westhoff, Sara, Wait, Ryann, Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica, and Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of clinician-guided emergent literacy intervention using interactive tablet technology for preschool children with cochlear implants. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Goldhammer, Emily, and Bethard, Tanya. Telephone Talk: Effects of Two Access Methods on Phone Call Success. AAC, 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/07434618.2016.1205132)
  • Entwisle, Lavin K., Brouwer, Kyle L., Hanson, Elizabeth, and Messersmith, Jessica. A Systematic Review of Emergent Literacy Interventions for Preschool-Age Children with Cochlear Implants. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 2016.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. Chapter 7 Tom: Supporting an Adult with an Intellectual Disability through AAC. In Augmentative and Alternative Communication An Interactive Clinical Casebook. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc., 2014.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. My Client Talks! Do I Still Need to Consider AAC in my Treatment Planning? Speech Supplementation Strategies: AAC for Clients Who Talk!. In SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 124-131. Vol. 23. Baltimore, MD: SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 2014. (DOI: doi:10.1044/aac23.3.124)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. Communication Support Through Multimodal Supplementation: A Scoping Review. Edited by Light, J., & McNaughton, D., 310-321. Vol. 9, Iss. 4. Stockholm: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 2013. (DOI: 10.3109/07434618.2013.848934)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth K.. AAC & Dysarthria. In SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, edited by American Speech Language Hearing Assn. , 120-127. Vol. 23. Bethesda, MD: SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 2013. (DOI: doi:10.1044/nnsld23.3.1207)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. Adults with Degenerative Cognitive and Linguistic Disorders. In Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children & Adults with Complex Communication Needs, 447-460. Iss. 4th Edition. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co, 2013.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. Adults with Degenerative Cognitive and Linguistic Disorders. In Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children & Adults with Complex Communication Needs, edited by Beukelman D.R. & Mirenda, P., 447-460. Iss. 4th Edition. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co, 2013.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Yorkston, Kathryn M., and Britton, Deanna. Dysarthria in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Systematic Review of Characteristics, Speech Treatment and AAC Options, 12-30. Vol. 19, Iss. 3. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology, 2011.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Beukelman, David R., Heidemann, Janna K., and Shutts-Johnson, Erin. The impact of alphabet supplementation and word prediction on sentence intelligibility of electronically distorted speech.. In Journal of Speech Communication. 52, 99-105, 99-105. Vol. 52. Journal of Speech Communication., 2010.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Sundheimer, Caroline, , and . Telephone Talk: Effects of vocabulary and timing on telephone conversations using synthesized speec. Vol. 24, Iss. 2. Augmentative and Alternative Communication,, 2009.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth. Documentation in AAC using Goal Attainment Scaling., 6-9. Vol. 16, Iss. 4. Maryland: Perspectives (Special Interest Division 12 - AAC), 2007.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, and Beukelman, David R.. Effect of omitted cues on alphabet supplemented speech intelligibility., 185-196. Vol. 14, Iss. 3. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 2006.
  • Beukelman, David R., Hanson, Elizabeth, Hiatt, Eloise, Fager, Susan, and Bilyeu, Denise. AAC technology learning part 3: Regular AAC team members, 187-194. Vol. 21, Iss. 3. Augmentative and Alternative Communication,, 2005.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Beukelman, David R., Kahl, Janna, and Schutts, Erin. Effect of alphabet supplementation & word prediction on speech intelligibilit. Vol. 172. Maryland: ASHA Leader, 2005.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Messersmith, Jessica, and Jorgensen, Lindsey. Interim Report: SD DHS, Div. of Rehab. Serv. Comprehensive Assessment of Telecommunication Services for People Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 58. Pierre, SD: SD Dept of Human Services, Div. of Rehabilitation Services.

Awards and Honors:

  • Honors of the State Association, South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Assn., 2016
  • Blair and Linda Tremere Faculty Service Award, Arts & Sciences, 2015
  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2014
  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2010
  • Honors of the Association, South Dakota Speech-Language Hearing Association (SDSLHA), 2009
  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2008
  • ASHA Convention Registration Award for Recent Graduates, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2007
  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2005

Presentations:

  • Johnson, Marni, Williams, Mandy, Messersmith, Jessica, Balkan, Kara, Hanson, Elizabeth. USD Grand Rounds: The Value of Collaboration. Presented at the SDSLHA Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 6, 2017)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Hinners, Heather. Accessing Academics with AAC: Examples, Demonstrations, and Hands-on Experiences. Presented at the SDSLHA Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 5, 2017)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Salzano, Jackie. Communication Strengths and Visual Supports for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the Michael's Journey, Brookings - Children's Museum. (March 27, 2017)
  • Peasley, Annie, Hanson, Elizabeth, Johnson, Marni, Kurtz, Eric. Effects of a Visual Schedule with Embedded Video Models in a Specialized App for Children with Probable Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) During Medical Appointments. Presented at the ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 19, 2016)
  • Johnson, Marni, Hanson, Elizabeth, Brewer, Joel, Bonnichsen, Holly, Brueggeman, Paul. Healthy Hearing at the Special Olympics: Visual Schedules Improve Patient-Provider Communication. Presented at the ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 19, 2016)
  • Wiessner, Megan, Hanson, Elizabeth. Core Vocabulary Strategy and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS): Oil & Vinegar or Peanut Butter & Chocolate?. Presented at the ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 18, 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Richters, Brittney, Peasley, Annie, Hanson, Elizabeth. Video Models Mitigate Fear and Increase Compliance at Cochlear Implant Clinic. Presented at the ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 17, 2016)
  • Johnson, Marni, Hanson, Elizabeth, Brewer, Joel, Bonnichsen, Holly, Brueggeman, Paul. Healthy Hearing at the Special Olympics: Visual Schedules Improve Patient-Provider Communication. Presented at the Audiology Now!, Phoenix, AZ. (April 13, 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Richters, Brittney, Peasley, Annie, Hanson, Elizabeth. Video Models Mitigate Fear and Increase Compliance at Cochlear Implant Clinic. Presented at the Audiology Now!, Phoenix, AZ. (April 13, 2016)
  • Entwistle, Lavin, Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth, Downing, Hannah, Wait, Ryann. A Systematic Review of Early Literacy Interventions for Children With Cochlear Implants & Intervention Ideas. Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention, Denver, CO. (November 14, 2015)
  • Turgeon, Laura, Brouwer, Kyle L., Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of Video Self-Modeling on Social Pragmatic Language Skills of Children With Autism. Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention, Denver, CO. (November 14, 2015)
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Downing, Hannah, Westhoff, Sara, Wait, Ryann, Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of an iPad Application on Letter Knowledge and Vocabulary Skills in Preschool Children. Presented at the South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Assn Annual Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 2, 2015)
  • Downing, Hannah, Brouwer, Kyle L., Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of an Ipad Application on the Letter Knowledge and Vocabulary of Preschool Children. Presented at the The South Dakota Leadership Education Excellence in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (SD LEND) Program Research Symposium, Sioux Falls, SD. (May 13, 2015)
  • Turgeon, Laura, Hanson, Elizabeth, Brouwer, Kyle L.. Video Self-Modeling: An Innovative Intervention for ASD and Other Social Communication Delays. Presented at the The South Dakota Leadership Education Excellence in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (SD LEND) Program Research Symposium, Sioux Falls, SD. (May 13, 2015)
  • Zylstra, Hannah, Fercho, Kelene, Hanson, Elizabeth, Baugh, Lee A.. A Brain Computer Interface for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.. (May 1, 2015)
  • Linda, Lorentzen, Haylee, Kruger, Hanson, Elizabeth. Communication Solutions for ALS: We CAN Help!. Presented at the SDSLHA Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 10, 2014)
  • Brewer, Joel, Johnson, Marni, Hanson, Elizabeth, Brueggeman, Paul. Visual Schedules for Hearing Screenings. Presented at the South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association (SDSLHA) Annual Convention , Sioux Falls, SD. (October 9, 2014)
  • Turgeon, Laura, Brouwer, Kyle L., Hanson, Elizabeth. Video Self Modeling and Autism. Presented at the South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association State Convention, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (October 9, 2014)
  • Entwisle, Lavin, Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth. A Scoping Review of Emergent Literacy Interventions for Preschool-age Children with Cochlear Implants. Presented at the University of South Dakota IDEA Fest. (April 8, 2014)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Fercho, Kelene, Baugh, Lee A.. Effects of Alphabet Supplementation on Speech Perception: an fMRI Study. Presented at the Conf on Motor Speech: Motor Speech Disorders & Speech Motor Control, Sarasota, FL. (March 1, 2014)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Kurtz, Eric, Grinde, Shelly, Comeau, Luke, McMahon, Lindsey. Tablet-Based Tools for Intervention for Autism: An Educator Training Program. Presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Assn Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (November 16, 2013)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Bunnell, Timothy. Using ModelTalker to Explore the Temporal, Spectral, & Perceptual Dynamics of Synthesized Speech. Presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Assn Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (November 16, 2013)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Wilson, Sally, Michael, Kaycee. Telephone Conversations Using Alphabet Supplementation. Presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Assn Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (November 15, 2013)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Beukelman, David R., Yorkston, Kathryn. New Directions in Speech Supplementation: A Scoping Review. Presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Assn Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (November 14, 2013)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Wilson, Sally, Michael, Kaycee, Kielhold, Brittany, Deelstra, Echo. Effects of alphabet supplementation on word intelligibility in two speakers with degenerative neurologic conditions. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, Bloomington, IN. (September 2013)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Bettelyoun, Heather. Success of telephone calls using alphabet supplementation & speaker perceptions. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, Bloomington, IN. (September 2013)
  • Peterson, Kim, Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of Video Self-Modeling Using an iPod Touch in a Clinical Setting with a Child with Autism. Presented at the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication - Biannual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA. (July 31, 2012)
  • Anderson, Carrie A., Hanson, Elizabeth. Evaluation of Multimedia Training Modules for Employees Working with Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the ASHA Convention, San Diego, CA. (November 2011)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Yorkston, Kathryn, Britton, Deanna. Systematic Review of Dysarthria Related to ALS:Systematic Review of Dysarthria Related to ALS: Assessment and Treatment. Presented at the ASHA Convention, San Diego, CA. (November 2011)
  • Peterson, Kim, Hanson, Elizabeth. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, St. Paul, MN. (October 2011)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Thies, Jenna, Trask, Tiffany. A Comparison of Symbol Systems Used for Communication. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, St. Paul, MN. (October 2011)
  • Anderson, Carrie, Hanson, Elizabeth. Evaluation Of Multimedia Training Modules For Employees Working With Adults With Disabilities. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, St. Paul, MN. (October 2011)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Yorkston, Kathryn, Britton, Deanna. A systematic review of dysarthria: Assessment, treatment, and timing. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, Iowa City, IA. (October 2010)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Goldhammer, Emily, Neu, Kendra, Rathe, Beth, Bethard, Tanya. Telephone Talk: The difference between scanning vs. eye-gaze access on the telephone. Presented at the Clinical AAC Research Conference, Iowa City, IA. (October 2010)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Garnaas, Karen. Dysarthria related to ALS: Assessment, treatment, and timing. Presented at the SDSLHA Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 2010)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Yorkston, Kathryn, Britton, Deanna. A systematic review of dysarthria: Assessment, treatment, and timing. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, GA. (March 2010)
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Rathe, Beth, Neu, Kendar. Investigation of the role of a potential learning effect in HINT sentences used for intelligibility testing. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, GA. (March 2010)