Heidi Harbers, an associate professor of speech-language pathology at Illinois State University, has been named the 2016 Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ISHA) Fellow of the Association.
ISHA is a nonprofit professional organization that strives to serve as a source for the public in matters relating to speech, language, hearing, feeding, and swallowing disorders, educate the public, and advocate for the needs of individuals with disabilities.
Harbers received the award at a luncheon during the 2016 ISHA annual convention. This award recognizes individuals who provide outstanding service to the profession and especially to ISHA.
“Being recognized as a 2016 ISHA Fellow is truly a humbling experience,” Harbers said.
Harbers is a dedicated professor at Illinois State. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in phonetics, and conducts research regarding phonological awareness and literacy in children. She is also actively involved in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) travel abroad experiences.
Congratulations, Dr. Harbers!