ECHO: Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing
ECHO: Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing is the official peer-reviewed journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing. It is an international, peer-reviewed e-journal concerning communication and communication disorders and differences within and across socially, culturally, and linguistically diverse populations, with an emphasis on those populations who are underserved.
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ECHO - Current Issue & Archive
Volume 10, Number 2 Fall 2015 posted1/18/2016
2010 NBASLH Convention Proceedings posted 12/02/2010
Volume 5, Number 1 Spring 2010 posted 6/15/2010
Volume 4, Number 1 Spring 2009 posted 3/5/2009
Volume 2, Number 1 Fall 2006 posted 8/31/06
1. Aims & Scope
ECHO: Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing welcomes submissions from researchers and clinicians interested in communication and language/literacy development, disorders, and differences in the context of the social, cultural, and linguistic diversity within and among countries around the world. It is especially focused on those populations where assessment and intervention services are limited and/or are administered in ways that are not culturally-sensitive and culturally-fair. Authors can include, but are not limited to, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, speech scientists, psychologists, linguists, and sociologists.
Articles can cover any aspect of child or adult language/literacy, communication, and swallowing, including prevention, screening, assessment, intervention, and environmental modifications. Additional topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Submissions may include:
Special issues of the journal concerning a specific topic may also be initiated by the Editor or suggested by an author.
2. Submission of Manuscripts
All manuscripts should be accompanied by a cover letter (e-mail). The corresponding author must, but not necessarily limited to, (1) request that the manuscript be considered for publication; (2) affirm that the manuscript has not been published previously, including in an electronic form; (3) affirm that the manuscript is not currently submitted elsewhere; (4) affirm that all applicable research adheres to the basic ethical considerations for the protection of human or animal participants in research; (5) note the presence or absence of a dual commitment; (6) affirm that permission has been obtained to include any copyrighted material in the paper; and (7) supply his or her business address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address.
All manuscripts must be submitted electronically and must follow the style and preparation presented in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition, 2010). See journal for exceptions to APA style. Particular attention should be paid to the citing of references, both in the text and reference section.
Manuscript submissions and inquiries should be addressed to: email@example.com.
3. Preparation of Manuscripts
Manuscripts must be written in English. Authors are referred to recent copies of the Journal and are encouraged to copy the published format of papers therein.
4. Review process
All submissions are considered by the editorial team. A manuscript will be rejected if it does not fall within the scope of the journal or does not meet the submission requirements.
ECHO: Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing is not responsible for the claims and findings that researchers and others make, or imply, or the accuracy and authenticity of information that is released in the journal. Authors are expected to have research data that substantiates their claims. The editorial board reserves the right to refuse, reject, or cancel an article for any reason at any time without liability.