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Category: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Young Client Gets His 'Sparkle' Back at Aphasia House

Friday January 20, 2017
Among the Aphasia House clients who have had a remarkable outcome is Wade Cole, a relatively young stroke survivor.

Aphasia House Turns Problems into Hope for Clients Dan and Marla Barrett

Tuesday January 3, 2017
Aphasia House client Marla Barrett, and her husband, Dan, are among the beneficiaries of Aphasia House at the Communication Disorders Clinic.

Graduates Discover Family Ties from Class Project, Will Introduce Relatives

Monday December 12, 2016
Isabel Morejon and Monica Lopez, both communication sciences and disorders majors who will graduate Dec. 16, learned they are related in the course, Multicultural Aspects of Communication Disorders and Differences.

Strokes Becoming More Common in Younger Adults, Aphasia House Helps

Monday December 12, 2016
Learn how Aphasia House is providing help for young stroke survivors who have loss their ability to read, write and speak in a story produced by WMFE 90.7.

UCF, National Experts Partner on Innovative Book on Head and Neck Cancers

Thursday December 1, 2016
Associate Professor Bari Hoffman Ruddy is the lead co-editor and co-author of a new book titled Cases in Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach.

Faculty Members, Student Group to Receive National Speech-Language Pathology Awards

Tuesday November 15, 2016
UCF will be well-represented at this week's awards ceremony of the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Philadelphia.

AAC Journal Selects Research Article as 'Most Significant of the Year'

Friday July 22, 2016
The Editorial Board of the journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication has selected a study led by Jennifer Kent-Walsh, professor of communication sciences and disorders, as the "Most Significant Research Article of the Year."

UCF NSSLHA Wins National Gold Chapter Honors

Tuesday June 7, 2016
UCF's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association is a recipient of the national organization's Gold Chapter Honors for 2016!

Four Faculty Members Awarded UCF Research Grants

Friday March 4, 2016
Four faculty members from the College of Health and Public Affairs have been selected to receive a UCF In-House Research Grant in 2016.

NIH Funds Study on Technology, Services for Children with Severe Speech Disabilities

Friday January 22, 2016
Jennifer Kent-Walsh, professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been awarded a $437,812 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve clinical services for young children with severe speech disabilities.


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