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Melanie Fried-Oken Awarded ASHA Fellowship and Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award

Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken receiving fellowship at the 2017 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association conference held in Los Angeles, CaliforniaDr. Melanie Fried-Oken recently became a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This honor is given to members of this national organization who are recognized for their leadership and scientific contributions to the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Melanie was awarded this honor at the 2017 ASHA Convention, which was held in Los Angeles, CA. This same year, Melanie received the Outstanding Researcher of the Year award from the Oregon Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She acknowledges the commitment, integrity and input of the REKNEW team for adding evidence to the field of AAC. She states that she could not have received these awards without their collaboration.