About Dr. Sol Adler
Dr. Sol Adler was a professor of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Adler joined the faculty in 1967. He was nationally recognized for his work in pediatric language disorders and was the first director of the UT Medical Centerís Speech and Hearing Clinic.
In 1972, he founded the UT Pediatric Language Center because of his interest in developmental language disorders. Dr. Adler wrote 14 books and numerous articles on speech and hearing disorders. In 1975 he was named a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association and the Council for Exceptional Childrenís Division of Children with Communicative Disorders. Dr. Adler also received an award for outstanding clinical achievement from the American Speech and Hearing Foundation in 1984. Dr. Adler died at the age of 68 on February 14, 1993.
The purpose of the Sol Adler Memorial Conference is to provide an annual conference on current issues of interest to professionals who provide clinical services in speech pathology and audiology and to those who conduct research in communication sciences and disorders. The conference is sponsored by the Sol Adler Lecture Series Endowment and is presented in honor of Dr. Adlerís love of the field of Audiology and Speech Pathology.
Celebrate the past, present, and future of ASP with us in the pages of the Audiology & Speech Pathology 2013 Annual Newsletter