2020 Topics in Language Disorders Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award (awarded 2021)

Prize: AwardExternal award


Ireland, M., McLeod, S., Farquharson, K., & Crowe, K. (2020). Evaluating children in U.S. public schools with speech sound disorders: Considering federal and state laws, guidance, and research. Topics in Language Disorders, 40(4), 326-340. https://doi.org/10.1097/tld.0000000000000226

Here are the details of this award
“Congratulations!! Your article, “Evaluating Children in U.S. Public Schools With Speech Sound Disorders: Considering Federal and State Laws, Guidance, and Research” earned the TLD Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award. Your article was nominated and reviewed by members of the editorial board based on the following criteria:
1. Trailblazing in its scope, aims, methodology, or other aspect in a way that triggers readers to think differently about a topic;
2. Represents valued interdisciplinary and/or international collaboration;
3. Raises awareness of language as an aspect of communication that extends across the age-span and/or across varied populations of children or adults with language disorders; and
4. Solid in technical aspects as appropriate for the article type.”
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsTopics in Language Disorders Journal