CHPS News

Physical Therapy

Harnessing Power: UCF’s Aphasia House and Knights on the Go Café is helping people like Larry Lentz Jr. improve their mobility, language and social skills.

Written By: Camille Dolan | April 1, 2020
Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they wear harnesses. When Larry Lentz Jr. wears his harness in the Knights on the Go Café, he glides from...
Communication Disorders Clinic

Clinic Updates for COVID-19

Written By: Megan Pabian | March 16, 2020
In compliance with UCF’s response to COVID-19 concerns, our clinics have made the following changes: UCF Communication Disorders Clinic Our clinic is currently closed in...
Social Work

UCF School of Social Work Awards Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Research

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | March 9, 2020
The UCF School of Social Work is committed to providing essential and unique research to health and mental health fields through the school’s Center for...
Social Work

Social Work Student Launches Food Pantry at Community School

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 6, 2020
Celine Rodriguez, a social work graduate student, didn’t really understand food insecurity issues until she witnessed it firsthand at the Academic Center for Excellence in...
Physical Therapy

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Faculty Shine at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Written By: Rick Casano Beato | March 6, 2020
The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency faculty were busy at this year’s Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association held at the...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Aphasia House Named Southeast Research Hub for Patient-Centered Outcomes Project

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 28, 2020
UCF Aphasia House  has been selected as one of four aphasia research incubator hubs throughout the country, representing the southeast region. The opportunity comes as...
Social Work

UCF Social Work Researchers Partner with Child Welfare Groups to Improve Outcomes for Foster Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 28, 2020
Associate Professors Julie Steen and Chris Stewart in UCF’s School of Social Work are leading an evaluation of an effort by Embrace Families to strengthen...
Clinical Spotlight

New Program Teaches Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder How To Eat Healthy

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 27, 2020
Overweight and obesity are common conditions in the U.S. pediatric population, but children with autism spectrum disorder have a 41 percent greater chance of having...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Science and Disorders Alumna Says After Losing Her Voice She Wants to Help Students Find Their Passion For Helping Others

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 26, 2020
Angel-Marie Carson, a Lake Mary speech-language pathologist and UCF alumna, has established Angel’s Gift, a scholarship for students in the School of Communication Sciences and...
Social Work

Students LEAD the Way Advocating for Change

Written By: School of Social Work | February 26, 2020
The annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) is a legislative event hosted by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) that brought 110 UCF...