Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects


Communication Sciences and Disorders

Document Type



“Through Children’s Eyes” is a series of children’s books that focus on describing different aspects of four different communication disorders. The topics covered in the books include augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), dementia, and dysfluency. The illustrations were drawn and colored by hand, and the text and background were added digitally. The goal of this project was to create materials to effectively inform and instruct children about the nature of various cognitive, speech, and developmental differences to foster greater understanding of and tolerance towards people with communication differences.

Advisor(s) or Committee Chair

Dr. Leigh Anne Roden-Carrier, Dr. Janice Smith, Dr. Chris Keller


Children's and Young Adult Literature | Communication Sciences and Disorders | Illustration | Speech Pathology and Audiology