Eva Baharav, Ph.D.
Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders
Academic Instructional Center
Room AI 378, Mailstop 9171
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Education and Training:
B.A. and M.A.- UC Berkeley, Ph.D.- Boston University
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSD 354 Speech and Language Development in Children - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 361 Language Disorders in Children birth to Five - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 451 Language Disorders in School Age Children - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 515 Seminar in Phonology - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 553 Seminar in Preschool Language Development and Disorders - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 555 Seminar in School Age Language Learning and Disorders - Syllabus (.doc)
CSD 597 Seminar in Autism Spectrum Disorders Syllabus (.doc)
Parent Workshop: More Than Words, given fall quarter 2009.
Areas of Research Interest:
Efficacy of Internet-based parent training in autism
Language and auditory processing in autism
Auditory-Visual integration in Language Development
Child language disorders
Social skills in High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Disorders
Cross Language Agrammatism
Cross Language Dyslexia and Reading Disorders
The Bilingual Brain
The Development of Narrative Skills
Recent Publications and Presentations:
Baharav, E. (2010). Using telepractice in parent training in early autism. Telemedicine and e-Health. Vol 16 (6), 727-731
Baharav, E., & Darling, R. (2007). Using an auditory trainer with caregiver video modeling to enhance communication and socialization behaviors in autism. J. of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Vol. 38 (4)
Baharav, E. (2008). Students' use of video clip technology in clinical education. Topics in Language Disorders, Vol. 28 (3)86-298.
Baharav, E., Darling, R. & Brosell, A. (2005). Use of an FM auditory trainer to enhance communication in a child with ASD. Poster Session presented at the annual conference of the Washington Speech and Hearing Association, Semiahmoo, WA.
Baharav, E., Yada, S., Flower, N., Kirkwood, K., & Matzinger, M. (2005). Using the Do-Watch-Listen-Say model to teach social skills to children with ASD. Presentation to the annual conference of the Washington Speech and Hearing Association, Semiahmoo, WA.
Baharav, E., & Darling, R. (2006). Using an auditory trainer with caregiver video modeling to enhance communication and socialization behaviors in autism. Poster Session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention, Miami, FL.
Darling, R. & Baharav, E. (2006). FM system use to enhance communication in a child with ASD. Research Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.
Baharav, E., Kammerer, V., & Kraft, T. (2007). Using video clip technology for learning and teaching in communication disorders. Seminar given at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention. Boston, MA.
Kammerer, V. & Baharav E. (2007). Using video technology in clinical forums in the classroom. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention. Boston, MA.
Baharav, E. & Darling, R. (2008). Clinical use of audio-enhanced video attending in language delayed Preschoolers (seminar to be presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention in November. Chicago, IL.
Baharav, E. (2006). Communication and language impairments in autism. Presented to the Autism Society of Washington, January, Bellingham, WA.
Baharav, E. (2007). Using video in conjunction with a personal auditory trainer to enhance communication in Autism. SRP sponsored public lecture, delivered Feb. 15th, Bellingham, WA.
Baharav, E. (2007). What autism tells us about the relation between social and linguistic behavior. Lecture invited by the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA). Bellingham, WA.
Baharav, E. and Kammerer, V. (2008). Collaborative learning using video clip technology in communication disorders. Presentation invited through the Festival of Scholarship Forum. WWU, April, 2008.
Baharav, E. (2008). Video modeling to build new skills. Invited lecture for parents. Southeastern Washington Autism Conference. Kennewick, WA.
Baharav, E. (2008). Video modeling to introduce new behaviors. Invited lecture for professionals. Southeastern Washington Autism Conference. Kennewick, WA.
Baharav, E. (2010). ASD: Early identification and diagnosis. Invited lecture for Peace Health Pediatricians. Bellingham, WA.
Baharav, E. (2010). Autism: It takes a village to help a child. Dean’s lecture Series, May 2010. Bellingham, WA.
Current Research and Projects:
The effects of auditory-enhanced video modeling on receptive and expressive language in preschoolers with ASD. This is an ongoing study of preschoolers with ASD examining the integration of auditory and visual presentations using video modeling.
Generalization effects of auditory enhanced video modeling on attention variables in children with ASDin preschool settings. This is an ongoing study of preschoolers with ASD, examining the effects of auditory-enhanced video modeling on their attending to various tasks in their preschool environment.
Developing a telepractice model in parent Training in ASD. Examining the efficacy of this intervention model in comparison to a traditional model.
The contribution of parent self-efficacy to implementation fidelity in parent training programs in ASD
The efficacy of video clip technology use in clinical education: comparing traditional with technologically advanced delivery modalities.
Users' perception of implementation efficacy of a searchable database of electronic objects in instructional delivery in communication disorders.
Development of a modular course titled: Autism: Early identification, diagnosis and remediation. Various audiences in Whatcom County are in need for information and training in identification and intervention of ASD. This modular, multi-media course will address that need.
Development of a Program for Autism and Neurological Developmental Disorders at the Speech-Language Clinic at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA: Currently in progress.
Parent Education, ongoing: A one-quarter course for parents of children with ASD using the Hanen Program More Than Words.