• 1st place poster award - "Augmentative and
Alternative Communication Assessment: Exploring Symbol Type &
Iconicity." Authored by Pam Resnick, Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Kelly
Williams, Sarah A. Gray and Lauren Fine
• 2nd place poster award - "Culturally-Fair,
Language-Literacy Instructional Strategies for Working with AAE
Child Speakers." Authored by Kenyatta O. Rivers, Sara A. Gray and
David L. Ratusnik
• 3rd place poster award - "Speech-Language
Pathology/Audiology in Brazil: An International Clinical
Experience" Authored by Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, Diana Bosquez, Kaira
Clapper, Laura Flores, Joann Medina and Sonya Persaud
In addition, the UCF team (below) won the Praxis
Bowl, a competition in which students answer questions
derived from the Speech-Language Pathology Praxis Exam, an
examination that certifies speech-language pathologists.
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NSSLHA gives me the opportunity to connect with young professionals who share a similar passion as well as volunteer in our community to promote awareness about disorders and the role of a speech-language pathologist.
— Kristina D'Errico,
president of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association at UCF
Being an SLP-ELL scholar enabled me to gain the knowledge and skills I need to be a better SLP working with English Language Learners. I feel confident in my abilities thanks to the master's program and SLP-ELL grant.
— Amber Suarez ,
M.A. in communication sciences and disorders with a federal grant-funded specialization ('14)
Aphasia House offered me unique therapy not available anywhere in our region.
— Denette Schweikert,
artist, stroke survivor and former Aphasia House client
Aphasia House provided me with a unique and memorable experience where I was able to experience being a clinician, in a real world setting, working with clients and their families.
— Ashley Mignon,
M.A. in communication sciences and disorders ('14)