Mariah Benz, second year graduate student in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) was featured the National NSSLHA (National Student Speech Language Association) Blog with her essay on “The Gift of Communication” as it relates to the role of alternative and augmentative communication in the profession of Speech Language Pathology.

Her essay can be found here: The Gift of Communication

Mariah is also a graduate assistant at the Regional Assistive Technology Center (RATC) in SLHS on MSUM’s campus (Murray Hall) directed by Maribeth Plankers, MS/CCC-SLP.