News: Clinical Spotlight

New Intensive Summer Reading Program Helps Kids “Catch-Up”

Written By: School of Communication Sciences and Disorders | July 19, 2021
A new program from the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic is helping young readers “catch-up” on their reading skills. The 6-week program was led by reading and literacy clinical faculty and...

Clinical Spotlight: Amy Engelhoven Develops Online Intensive Therapy Services to Meet Needs of People with Aphasia During the Pandemic and Beyond

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
When Amy Engelhoven, director of UCF’s Aphasia House, came to UCF in 2017, she said one of her goals for the program was to increase telehealth for patients with aphasia,...

UCF’s Physical Therapy Clinic Offers Service to Community, Opportunities for Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 22, 2021
The clinic provides rehabilitation care for injuries and those recovering from surgery, in addition to evaluation services for pain, and prevention services to support health and wellness.

UCF Division of Physical Therapy Opens Clinic for UCF, Central Florida Community

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | September 8, 2020
This fall semester, the Division of Physical Therapy opened a physical therapy clinic to serve the UCF and greater Orlando communities. The clinic is located inside the Health Center on...

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Program Offers DPTs Advanced Neurologic Training

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 20, 2020
Olivia Berry is the latest physical therapist to complete a neurologic residency offered by a partnership between UCF and Orlando Health. The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program offers post-graduate training in...

Clinical Spotlight: Janel Cosby

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 1, 2020
Janel Cosby ’04, audiologist and clinical lecturer in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is preserving, protecting and enhancing peoples’ hearing. As a child, she always wanted to pursue...

Terri Daly, An Advocate and Leader For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 29, 2020
The UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities currently serves more than 15,000 families, providing support and assistance to families with children on the autism spectrum. Terri Daly, the director...

Jane Hostetler: UCF Speech Pathologist Helps Parkinson’s Patients Speak Out

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 13, 2020
Jane Hostetler, an associate instructor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been working with Parkinson’s patients at UCF’s Communication Disorders Clinic to improve their communication skills since...

UCF Cleft Palate Expert Is Changing The Way The Condition Is Diagnosed And Treated

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2020
Craniofacial defects such as cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common birth defects. Lakshmi Kollara Sunil, assistant professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is...

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 these health conditions than their...

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