About the article
Dr. Dana Kovarsky is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island. As an ethnographer of communication disorders, his research has focused on the analysis of speech–language therapy interaction, the communicative practices of audiologists, and other communicative activities relevant to the study of clinical discourse such as the diagnostic talk of physicians in a pediatric intensive care unit.
Allan Shaw and Maureen Adingono-Smith received their Master's degrees in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island. Their research interests are in the management of adults and children with communication impairments.
Published Online: 2007-08-22
Published in Print: 2007-05-29