Angela MacDonald-Prégent

Academic title(s): 

PhD student

Angela MacDonald-Prégent
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: 

Project Fellow For The National Autism Waitlist Initiative (Autism Alliance of Canada)

Consulting Speech-Language Pathologist (Miriam Intervention)

Research areas: 
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Evidence-based services and supports for autistic people and their families
Language Disorders
Non and minimally speaking people
Current research: 

I want to know what component(s) of communication-based interventions result in the most meaningful gains for children on the autism spectrum. 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: 

Autism Alliance of Canada’s Data-To-Policy Fellowship

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada’s KIDSPEECH Doctoral Scholarship

Health Care Access for Linguistic Minorities Student Award

Institute for Health and Social Policy Graduate Award

PhD Student
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