About AJSLP

The quarterly American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP)—an online-only, international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal—has been published continuously since 1991.

Online ISSN: 1558-9110
Print ISSN: 1058-0360

Mission & Scope
Impact Factor
Editors and Associate Editors
Manuscript Reviewers
ASHA Publications Board
ASHA Journals Production Staff

Mission & Scope

Mission

AJSLP publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles on all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology. The journal is an international outlet for clinical research pertaining to screening, detection, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan as well as the etiologies and characteristics of these disorders. Because of its clinical orientation, the journal disseminates research findings applicable to diverse aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology. AJSLP seeks to advance evidence-based practice by disseminating the results of new studies as well as providing a forum for critical reviews and meta-analyses of previously published work.

Scope

The broad field of speech-language pathology, including aphasia; apraxia of speech and childhood apraxia of speech; aural rehabilitation; augmentative and alternative communication; cognitive impairment; craniofacial disorders; dysarthria; fluency disorders; language disorders in children; speech sound disorders; swallowing, dysphagia, and feeding disorders; and voice disorders.

Impact Factor

The Journal Citation Reports® 2015 Impact Factor is 1.413, and the 5-year Impact Factor is 2.194. AJSLP ranked 15th of 25 journals in the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology category and 34th of 65 journals in the Rehabilitation category of the Science Citation Index, as well as 27th of 178 journals in the Linguistics category and 22nd of 74 journals in the Rehabilitation category of the Social Science Citation Index.

Editors and Associate Editors

Editor

Dr. Krista Wilkinson, PhD (2014–2017)
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Penn State University
308 Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-2206
kmw22@psu.edu

Associate Editors

Katherine Verdolini Abbott
University of Pittsburgh 

Nancy Brady
University of Kansas

Shelley Brundage
George Washington University

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer
University of Utah

Cynthia Cress
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Laura S. DeThorne
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nancy E. Hall
University of Maine

Daniel Kempler
Emerson College

Diane Kendall
University of Washington

Dawna Lewis
Boys Town National Research Hospital

Rebecca McCauley
Ohio State University

Carol A. Miller
Pennsylvania State University

Amanda J. Owen Van Horne
University of Iowa

Jack Ryalls
University of Central Florida

Li Sheng
University of Texas-Austin

Preeti M. Sivasankar
Purdue University

Kristie A. Spencer
University of Washington

Lynn Williams
East Tennessee State University

Julie Wolter
Utah State University

 

Guest Associate Editors

AJSLP 2015 Guest Associate Editors

Sharon Antonucci
Margaret Blake
Mary Boyle
Carolyn Bruce
Leora Cherney
Heather Clark
Carl Coelho
Gayle DeDe
Michael Dickey
Aimee Dietz

Neila Donovan
Patrick Doyle
Kathryn Drager
Melissa Duff
Susan Fager
Yasmeen Faroqi-Shah
Carole Ferrand
Deborah Fidler
Erinn Finke
Sandra Gillam

Katarina Haley
Stacy Harnish
Maya Henry
Audrey Holland
RaMonda Horton
William Hula
Mary Kennedy
Swathi Kiran
Jacquie Kurland
Edwin Maas

Benjamin Munson
Nadine Martin
Lee McLean
Laura Murray
Billy T. Ogletree
Janet Patterson
Emma Power
Mary Purdy
Jessica Richardson
Amy Rodriguez
Barbara Rodriguez

MaryAnn Romski
Christos Salis
Rose Sevcik
Lewis Shapiro
Nina Simmons-Mackie
McKay Sohlberg
Travis Threats
Juliann Woods
Heather Wright
Gina Youmans


Manuscript Reviewers

AJSLP 2015 Manuscript Reviewers
Note: Manuscript Reviewers for 2016 will be listed in early January of 2017.

Richard Adler
Suzanne Adlof
Carla Aguilar
Elisabeth Ahlsen
Nancy Alarcon
Sophie Ambrose
Supraja Anand
Sharon Antonucci
Kenn Apel
Hayley Arnold
Edna Babbitt
Elise Baker
Robert Barker
Franca Barton
Carolyn Baylor
Allison Bean Ellawadi
Susan Behrens
Alison Behrman
Janet Beilby
Monica Bellon-Harn
John Bentley
Jeffrey Berry
Dorothy Bishop
Paul Blanchet
Ronald Bloom
Katrina Blyth
Andrea Boh
Carol Boliek
Heather Bonilha
Arpita Bose
Kristen Bottema-Beutel
Dawn Botts
Donna Boudreau
Michelle Bourgeois
Mary Boyle
Michael Boyle
Tim Brackenbury
Susan Brehm
David Brennan
Sophie Brigstocke
Martin Brodsky
Francoise Brosseau-Lapre
Hiram Brownell
Susan Bruce
Eugene Buder
Ferenc Bunta
Frank Burchert
Courtney Byrd
Lena Caesar
Lisa Cahill
Stephen Calculator
Brandy L. Callahan
Wenonah Campbell
Linda Camras
Nina Capone Singleton
Linda Carroll
Erik W. Carter
Susana Castro
Karen M.K. Chan
Monique Charest
Xi Chen
Leora Cherney
Stephanie Christensen
Michelle Ciucci
Heather Clark
Geoffrey Coalson
Chris Code
Carl Coelho
Kathryn Connaghan
Peggy Conner
Frances Connor
Nadine Connor
Gabriella Constantinescu
Christopher Conway
F. Aileen Costigan
Kathy Coufal
James Coyle
Elizabeth Crais
Amy C. Crosson
Ivette Cruz

Stephanie Curenton
Shakila Dada
Paul Dagenais
Derek Daniels
Stephanie Daniels
Barbara Davis
Jennifer A. Dawson
Gayle DeDe
Roberta DePompei
Shari DeVeney
Dimitar Deliyski
Elizabeth DiRenzo
Michael Dickey
Maria Dietrich
Angela Dietsch
Katharine Donnelly Adams
Tanya Eadie
Kerry Ebert
Lisa Edmonds
Susan Edwards
Laurie Ehlhardt
Johanna Einarsdottir
Nikki Etter
David Evans
William Evans
Paul Evitts
Leah Fabiano-Smith
Dana Farias
Kelly Farquharson
Gerasimos Fergadiotis
Denise Finneran
Colleen Fitzgerald
Michelle Flippin
Balint Forgacs
Jessica Franco
Julius Fridriksson
Melanie Fried-Oken
Davida Fromm
Akiko Fuse
Kendrea Garand
Jackie Gartner-Schmidt
Christopher Gaskill
Juliet Goldbart
Sharon Goldfeld
Jorge E. Gonzalez
Jean Gordon
Memorie Gosa
Shelley Gray
Laura Green
Margaret Greenwald
Tina Grieco-Calub
Maria Grigos
Christopher Grindrod
Sue Grogan-Johnson
Heather Grossman
Ruth Grossman
Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa
Eileen Haebig
Darla Hagge
Laura Hahn
Katarina Haley
Michael Hammer
Elizabeth Hanson
Edie Hapner
Stacy Harnish
Melody Harrison
Naomi Hashimoto
Emma Hayiou-Thomas
John Heilmann
Leah Helou
Deborah Hersh
Hugo Hesser
Anne Hill
Jacqueline Hinckley
Annemarie Hindman
Erika Hoff
Jeannette Hoit
Harry Hollien
Elizabeth Hoover
Daniel Hudock

William Hula
Richard Hurtig
Jolene Hyppa Martin
Satomi Ichimaru
Iheama Iruka
Adam Jacks
Donna Jackson-Maldonado
Marie Jette
Aaron Johnson
Alex Johnson
LeAnne Johnson
Tiffany Johnson
Laura Justice
MARIA KAMBANAROS
Wendy Kalberg
Alan Kamhi
Marshall Kapp
Courtney Karasinski
Dimitrios Kasselimis
Norimune Kawai
Ellen Kelly
Mary Kennedy
Belinda Kenny
Jennifer Kent Walsh
Sarah Key-Delyria
Kiren Khan
Mikyong Kim
So Hyun Kim
Young-Suk Kim
Amie King
Anthony Pak Hin Kong
Shelly Jo Kraft
Sharon Kummerer
Melda Kunduk
Jacquie Kurland
Emily Lakey
Henriette Langdon
Maria Fernanda Lara Diaz
Joanne Lasker
Mark Latash
Cathy Lazarus
Steven Leder
Jimin Lee
Jiyeon Lee
Sue Ann Lee
Laurence Leonard
Paula Leslie
Dawna Lewis
Ciara Leydon
Nicole Yee-Key Li
Michelle Lincoln
Kenneth Logan
Soren Lowell
Ruth Luckasson
Kristine Lundgren
David Luterman
Edwin Maas
Rebecca MacDonald
Andrea MacLeod
Jennifer Mack
Catherine Madill
Sandy Magaña
Lynn Maher
Leslie A. Mahler
Jamie Mahurin-Smith
Marja-Liisa Mailend
Georgia Malandraki
Andrea Marini
Peter Mariën
Victor Mark
Jane Marshall
Rebecca Marshall
Gary Martin
Rose Mason
Christine Maul
Shannon Mauszycki
Sue McAllister
Tara McAllister Byun
Megan McAuliffe
Cara McComish

Gary McCullough
Andrea McDuffie
Martin McPhillips
Daryush Mehta
Erica Middleton
Jennifer Miller
Monique Mills
Lisa Milman
Carmela Miniscalco
K. Mizuno
Mary Morningstar
Dana Moser
Maura Moyle
Jennifer Mozeiko
Maria Munoz
Benjamin Munson
Kathleen Nagle
Chayadevie Nanjundeswaran
Amy Neel
Caroline Newton
Susan Nittrouer
Jared Novick
Katy O'Brien
Cynthia O'Donoghue
Jennifer Oates
Catherine Off
Billy T. Ogletree
Abbie Olszewski
Takahiro Ono
Iris Oosterling
Diana Orbelo
Jennifer Ostergren
Judith Page
Rubini Pasupathy
Rita Patel
Stephanie Patterson
Susan Peppe
Diane Pesco
Margaret Pichora-Fuller
Laura Plexico
Allison Plumb
Gerard Poll
Emma Power
Sheila Pratt
Jonathan Preston
Mary Purdy
Gail Ramsberger
Alexander M. Rapp
Nan Ratner
Anastasia Raymer
Jennifer Read
Sean Redmond
Kati Renvall
Jessica Richardson
Corrin Richels
Matthew Rispoli
Megan Roberts
Suzanne Elaine Robinson
Amy Rodriguez
Yvonne Rogalski
Chad Rogers
Margaret Rogers
Miranda Rose
John Rosenbek
Nelson Roy
Bari Ruddy
Anna Rumbach
Dennis Ruscello
Patrick Rydell
Christos Salis
Robin Samlan
Chaleece Sandberg
Shimon Sapir
Jayanthi Sasisekaran
Meghan Savage
Donna Scarborough
Erin Schafer
Phyllis Schneider
Jeff Searl
Barbara Shadden

Susan Sherrett
Jeff Sigafoos
JoAnn Silkes
Nina Simmons-Mackie
Gabriela Simon-Cerejido
Steven Skelton
Ann Smit
Ashlyn Smith
Sarah Smits-Bandstra
Nancy Solomon
Carolyn Sotto
Kristie Spencer
Linda Spencer
Aubyn Stahmer
Miroslav Stanek
Catriona Steele
Sara Steele
Cara Stepp
Laura Sterponi
Jee Eun Sung
Jan Svec
Paul Swank
Glen Tellis
Deborah Theodoros
Jennifer Thistle
Travis Threats
Audrey Thurm
Cheryl D. Tierney
Matt Tincani
Carol Kit Sum To
Shelley Tong
E. Tripoliti
Natacha Trudeau
Nicole Turygin
Kerstin Tönsing
Herbert M. Urbassek
Jo Van Herwegen
Miriam Van Mersbergen
Anita Van der Merwe
Mark VanDam
Jennifer Vannest
Rosemary Varley
Katherine Verdolini Abbott
Sarah Verdon
Betty Vohr
Stacy Wagovich
Elizabeth Walker
Virginia Walker
Sarah Wallace
Julie Wambaugh
Linda Watson
Christopher Watts
Jane Wegner
Barbara Weinrich
Amy Weiss
Marleen Westerveld
Ray Wilkinson
Diane Williams
Elizabeth Wilson-Fowler
Kimberly Wolowiec-fisher
Carla Wood
Juliann Woods
Linda Worrall
Heather Wright
Paul Yoder
Kathryn Yorkston
Laura Zampini
Jie Zhang
Lauryn Zipse
Barbara Zurer Pearson
Lesli Cleveland
Robert Darkow
Dirk-Bart den Ouden
Julie Gros-Louis
Anne van Kleeck
Eva van Leer
Justin Wise

ASHA Publications Board

Mabel Rice, Chair
Nadine Martin, ASHA Board of Directors Liaison
Sumitrajit Dhar (ex officio)
Shelley Gray (ex officio)
Jack Jiang
Dawna Lewis
Julie Liss (ex officio)
Sean Redmond (ex officio)
Pamela E. Souza
Nancy Tye-Murray (ex officio)
Julie Wambaugh
Krista Wilkinson (ex officio)

ASHA Journals Production Staff

Peer Review Administrators: Taylor Bowen and Taniza Holmes-Craggette
Production Editors: Kathleen Halverson and Victoria Koulakjian
Director of Serial Publications and Editorial Services: Michael Cannon
Chief Staff Officer for Science and Research: Margaret A. Rogers


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