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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Colleen E. Gargan

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Gebbie Speech-Language Clinic Director / Associate Teaching Professor

Communication Sciences and Disorders

1173 621 Skytop

315.443.9618

cegargan@syr.edu


Research and Teaching Interests

The delivery of evidence-based speech-language pathology services using a telepractice service delivery model; Autism Spectrum Disorder; and the interrelationship of prosody, language, speech motor control and auditory processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Educational Background

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Ph.D. Communication Disorders 2015-2020;
University of Massachusetts Amherst, M.A. Speech Language Pathology 2012-2014;
University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.S. Communication Disorders, minor in Psychology 2008-2012.

Research Funding

Gargan, C. (PI), & Andrianopoulos, M. (Faculty Mentor). Evidence of Motor Speech Impairments and Abnormal Prosody in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Organization for Autism Research (OAR).

Publications

Gargan, C., & Andrianopoulos, M. Grammatical Prosody in Adolescents with Autism (in review)

Gargan, C., Andrianopoulos, M., & Velleman, S. Expressive and Receptive Prosody in Autism: The Impact of Language and Speech Motor Control (in preparation)

Andrianopoulos, M. & Gargan, C. Evidence-Based Practice using Telepractice to Deliver Intervention Services to Students with Autism (in preparation)

Peer-Reviewed Conferences

International

Poster Presentations

Andrianopoulos, M., & Gargan, C. Prosody in Adolescents with Autism: The Impact of Language, Speech Motor Control, and Auditory Processing. International Association for Autism Research (INSAR). Abstract: 32381. Montreal, Canada. May 1-5, 2019.

Gargan, C., & Andrianopoulos, M. Acoustic-Perceptual and Quantitative Analysis of Grammatical Prosody in Adolescents with Autism. International Association for Autism Research (INSAR). Abstract: 32382. Montreal, Canada. May 1-5, 2019.

Andrianopoulos, M.V., Gargan, C., & Boscardin, M.L. The Benefits of Using a Telehealth Service Delivery Model to Improve Communication Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Abstract 26041. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Francisco, CA. May 10-13, 2017.

National  

Oral Presentations

Andrianopoulos, M. & Gargan, C. The Efficacy & Benefits of Telepractice to Deliver Services to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Denver, CO, November 12-14, 2015.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., & *Tolan, C. Acoustic-Perceptual Characteristics & Expressive Prosody in Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Session Number: 4515. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Orlando, FL, November 21-23, 2019.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., *Casasnovas, B., *Palazzi, T., *Skerry, A., *Gaglini, S., & *Tolan, L. Client Candidacy and Clinical Outcomes using Telepractice to Deliver Evidence-Based Interventions to Students with Autism. Session Number: 1632. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Boston, MA. November 14, 2018.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., *Drown, L., *Ahern, M., *Pugh, A., *McHugh, L., & Phillips, M. Use of Technology to Target Intervention: Selecting Stimuli for Students with Autism. Session Number: 4018. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Boston, MA. November 15, 2018.

Gargan, C., Andrianopoulos, M., & *McHugh, A. Training Novice Speech-Language Pathologists to Provide Evidence-Based Telepractice Services. Session Number: 1214. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Los Angeles, CA. November 9, 2017.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., *Goodrow, M., *Jefferson, A., *Moore, D., *Freedman, A., *Urbanski, J., *Giannotto, K., & *Lewandowski, A. Intervention Outcomes using Telepractice vs. Onsite Service Delivery Models with Students on the Autism Spectrum. Session Number: 1393. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA. November 18, 2016.

Andrianopoulos, M., *Jarvis, E. & Gargan, C. The State of Evidence-Based Practice: Digital Media & Telepractice to Deliver Intervention to Students With ASD. Technical Clinical Session Number: 5051. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA. November 18, 2016.

Gargan, C., Aragona, D., & Andrianopoulos, M. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Implications Related to Motor Speech Disorders. Session Number: 5563. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Orlando, FL. November, 2014.

Poster Presentations

Gargan, C., Andrianopoulos, M., & *Tolan, C. Acoustic & Perceptual Analysis of Pragmatic & Grammatical Prosody in Adolescents with Autism. Session Number: 8634; Poster Board 406. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Orlando, FL. November 22, 2019.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., *Amick, K., *Baril, B., *Ciullo, B., *Higgins, A., & *Medeiros, R. The Efficacy of Telepractice to Improve Conversational Skills and Social Narratives in Students with Autism. Session Number: 7186. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Los Angeles, CA. November 9, 2017.

Andrianopoulos, M., Gargan, C., *Cole, E., *Jarvis, E., *Kneip, S., *Caba, R., *Gaglini, S., & Kean, M. Evidence-Based Practice using Telepractice to Deliver Intervention Services to Students with Autism. Session Number: 7185. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Los Angeles, CA. November 9, 2017.

Gargan, C., Aragona, D., Caskey, M., & Andrianopoulos, M. Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Schools: Beyond Standardized Testing. Session Number: 8697; Poster Board 503. American Speech Language Hearing Association. Denver, CO. November, 12-14 2015.

*Graduate Student Mentees