Angela MacDonald

Academic title(s): 

PhD student

Angela MacDonald
Dr. Aparna Nadig (Supervisor)
Contact Information
Email address: 
angela.macdonald [at]

Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis (University of Washington)

Master of Science (Dalhousie University)

Bachelor of Science (University of Prince Edward Island)

Professional activities: 

Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music

Transforming Autism Care Consortium

Québec Association of Behaviour Analysis/ Regular Member

Speech and Audiology Canada

Ordres des orthophonistes et audiologistes du Québec

Research areas: 
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Autism spectrum disorders
Language Disorders
Current research: 

I want to know what component(s) of communication-based interventions result in the most meaningful gains for children with autism. My current research examines how to more effectively teach non speaking autistic children to use augmentative and alternative methods of communication.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

Health Care Access for Linguistic Minorities Student Award

Institute for Health and Social Policy Graduate Award

Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music Graduate Student Award

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Excellence Fellowship

PhD Student
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