Dr. Annalise Fletcher
University of North Texas
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
(940) 363699-7597
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Education

PhD, University of Canterbruy, 2016.
Major: Speech and Language Sciences
Dissertation Title: Predicting treatment outcomes in dysarthria through speech feature analysis

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Post-doctoral Scholar, New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour. (May 2016January 2018).
Lecturer, University of Canterbury. (February 2017June 2017).

Professional Memberships

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (August 2014 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Continuing Education Program,"Faculty First Flight," UNT Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR), United States of America. (September 2018May 2019).

Continuing Education Program,"Teaching Portfolio Development Workshops," UNT Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR), United States of America. (November 2018April 2019).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ASLP 5510, Medical Aspects of Speech Language Pathology II, 2 courses.
ASLP 5755, Neuromotor Speech Disorders, 1 course.
ASLP 5775, Research Methods in Speech Language Pathology/Audiology, 2 courses.
ASLP 5810, Voice Disorders, 1 course.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury, Clinical Phonetics, CMDS 231, 2017.

Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury, Clinical Phonetics, CMDS 231, 2016.

Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury, Motor Speech Disorders, CMDS 673, 2016.

Directed Student Learning

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"Breath groups and language complexity in speakers with dysarthria," Other - Outside UNT. (March 2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"Examining Listener Reaction Times as a Measure of Speech Disorder," Other - Outside UNT. (February 2017February 2018).

Supervised Research Chair,"Differences in Rhythm Measures and Perception of Naturalness Between Spontaneous Speech and Reading of People with Dysarthria," Other - Outside UNT. (February 2017February 2018).

Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair,"The Effect of Word Frequency and Word Probability on Speech Production in Dysarthria," Other - Outside UNT. (January 2017September 2017).

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"Communicative participation in adults with hearing impairment: Associated variables and correlations with the Communicative Participation Item Bank (CPIB) and existing measures," Other - Outside UNT. (February 2016February 2017).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Fletcher, A., McAuliffe, M., Lansford, K. (2014). Distinguishing Dysarthric Speech: Vowel Acoustics and Measurement. 247. Chirstchurch: Proceedings of the 15th Australasian International Speech Science and Technology Conference.
Journal Article
Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., Liss, J. M. (2017). Assessing Vowel Centralization in Dysarthria: A Comparison of Methods. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 60(2), 341-354.
McAuliffe, M. J., Fletcher, A., Kerr, S. E., O'Beirne, G. A., Anderson, T. (2017). Effect of Dysarthria Type, Speaking Condition, and Listener Age on Speech Intelligibility. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 26(1), 113-123.
Fletcher, A., McAuliffe, M. (2017). Examining Variation in Treatment Outcomes among Speakers with Dysarthria. Seminars in Speech and Language. 38(3), 191-199.
Fletcher, A., Wisler, A. A., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., Liss, J. M. (2017). Predicting Intelligibility Gains in Dysarthria Through Automated Speech Feature Analysis. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 60(11), 3058-3068.
Fletcher, A., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., Sinex, D. G., Liss, J. M. (2017). Predicting Intelligibility Gains in Individuals With Dysarthria From Baseline Speech Features. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 60(11), 3043-3057.
Fletcher, A., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., Liss, J. M. (2015). The relationship between speech segment duration and vowel centralization in a group of older speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 138(4), 2132-2139.

Presentations Given

Wisler, A. (Author & Presenter), Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Joint Meeting 176th Meeting Acoustical Society of America and 2018 Acoustics Week in Canada Canadian Acoustical Association, Predicting Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) scores from measures of speech and language, Canada. (2018).

Cook, K. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Messick, C. (Author), Fletcher, A. (Author), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, SLP Student Perceptions of Reflective Practice and Perceived Development of Skill Over Time., Los Angeles, United States of America. (2017).

McAuliffe, M. (Author & Presenter), Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), Theys, C. (Author & Presenter), New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association Conference, A glimpse into the future of assessment and treatment of acquired speech disorders., New Zealand. (2016).

Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association Conference, Evaluating behavioural speech modification strategies in dysarthria therapy., New Zealand. (2016).

Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Wisler, A. (Author & Presenter), Lansford, K. (Author), Sinex, D. (Author), Liss, J. (Author), Conference on Motor Speech, Comparing treatment strategies: Rate control and increased loudness., Newport Beach, United States of America. (2016).

Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Lansford, K. (Author), Liss, J. (Author), 170th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Assessing vowel centralization in dysarthria: A comparison of methods., Jacksonville, United States of America. (2015).

Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Lansford, K. (Author), Sinex, D. (Author), Liss, J. (Author), Predictors of intelligibility improvement in dysarthria: A treatment simulation study., American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, United States of America. (2015).

Fletcher, A. (Author & Presenter), McAuliffe, M. (Author), Lansford, K. (Author), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Changes in vowel articulation across older speakers: The interaction of speech rate and precision., Orlando, United States of America. (2014).

Awards and Honors

Jean Seabrook Prize, University of Canterbury. (December 2016 – Present).

Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Conference Fellowship Award, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. (November 2015 – Present).

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Student Travel Award, American Speech-Language and Hearing Associate. (November 2015 – Present).

Claude McCarthy Fellowship, Universities New Zealand. (November 2014 – Present).

New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women Travel Grant, Graduate Women Canterbury. (October 2014 – Present).

Fulbright General Graduate Award, Fulbright New Zealand. (July 2015February 2016).

Sir Don Beaven Doctoral Scholarship, University of Canterbury. (February 2013February 2016).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Curriculum Committee. (August 2018 – Present).

Attendee, Meeting, University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (September 2018December 2018).

Professional Service

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Audiology. (2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. (2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Applied Linguistics. (2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Speech, Language and Hearing. (2017 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. (2016 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. (2016 – Present).

Committee Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention Program Committee. (December 2018May 2019).

Committee Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention Program Committee. (December 2016June 2017).